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A day trip from Barcelona is enough to take in Vic's superb cathedral and museum, plus a restaurant or two, though a longer stay allows time to get lost amid the street art and medieval alleyways.


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$113.03 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees Mountains Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona

The first stop on your small group tour is the old market town of Vic and its beautiful cathedral. Next you'll visit the stunning stone-built village of Queralbs, from where you'll catch the rack railway high into the Pyrenees to Nuria. Here, you can spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful mountain scenery, following hiking routes, horse riding or boating. See the itinerary for more details. Please wear warm clothes and good walking shoes on this tour. This tour does not require any special physical condition, but a reasonable level of fitness is needed if you wish to walk in the Vall de la Coma de la Vaca. It's up to you how far and how high you want to go!Please note: From the 1st of November to the 30th of November due to annual track maintenance, the rack railway will be closed Monday to Friday. In the instances that the railway is closed, we will find an alternative itinerary such as going up into the mountain valley by road or enjoying a mountain walk at lower levels. These changes will in no way take away from your Pyrenees mountain experience.

$106.43 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees and Medieval Villages Small Group Hiking from Barcelona

Meet your guide in central Barcelona and start your full day tour to the Pyrenees and Medieval Villages in a comfortable air-conditioned van. This Tour includes a soft hiking through the amazing mountains of the Pyrenees and a visit to two of the most well preserved medieval villages in the country. Discover the astonishing mountains of the Pyrenees, natural border between France and Spain and put one foot in each country. Admire the most pictorial views and its hidden spots while you walk with a local guide (the hike included in this tour is soft and does not include any technical difficulty, the terrain might have a few uneven sections, the total walking distance is 7,5 km (4,5 miles)). Learn about the history and culture of the medieval villages of Vic and Camprodon. Relax and let the guide show you the most interesting points and attractions during your journey up the heart of the Pyrenees and medieval villages.Enjoy some free time for lunch in the traditional and enchanting Spanish medieval town of Camprodon where you will be able to see how the village has kept its old charm after 1000 years of history. After your free time, you will meet again with your guide to enjoy a guided tour in the old town.  Admire it's old churches, norrow streets, pintoresque houses and one of the most well preserved medieval bridges in the country dated from XII century.On the way back to Barcelona, you will be stoped in the medieval village of Vic, where you will enjoy a guided visit trough its amazing central square, cathedral and old buildings, one of them dated from  the roman times (2nd century).

$194.09 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees Mountains Private Day Trip from Barcelona

Leave the hustle and bustle of busy Barcelona behind and head north into the countryside, driving past Montseny, a 74,132-acre (30,000-hectare) natural park and UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve.Stop for a short break in the ancient settlement of Vic, where you can visit the town center with its cathedral and its magnificent Renaissance and Baroque buildings. Then continue toward the Pyrenees, driving past Montesquiu Castle, a fortified building dating from the 10th century.Your next stop is Ripoll, with a Romanesque monastery built in the year 879 by Wilfred the Hairy, the first Count of Barcelona. From Ripoll, your tour proceeds to Queralbs, which, at an altitude of 4,055 feet (1,236 meters) above sea level, is the last vehicle-accessible village on your day trip to the Pyrenees.Queralbs is a stunning, stone-built village where you will see the Church of Sant Sadurni de Fustanya, built from stones so perfectly hewn that legend has it that it was built by the fairies. From here, catch the rack railway that leads up into the Pyrenees to Nuria, where you can spend the rest of the day. Enjoy the unspoiled scenery, look for local birds and animals, and take one of the many available walks, such as the path to Coma de la Vaca, a small refuge situated at 6,562 feet (2,000 meters). Or you can try horseback riding, open-air bowling, miniature golf or boating on the lake. Please wear warm clothes and good walking shoes on this day trip. Your tour does not require a particular physical condition, but a reasonable level of fitness is needed if you wish to walk to the Coma de la Vaca. It's up to you how far and how high you want to go!This private tour from Barcelona is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, who will then prepare for your private tour.Please note: From the 1st of November to the 30th of November due to annual track maintenance, the rack railway will be closed Monday to Friday. In the instances that the railway is closed, we will find an alternative itinerary such as going up into the mountain valley by road or enjoying a mountain walk at lower levels. These changes will in no way take away from your Pyrenees mountain experience.

$108.47 Cultural & Theme Tours

Barcelona to Besalu, Medieval Towns Small-Group Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaThis tour will start from your accommodation in Barcelona. Your guide will pick you up at any apartment or hotel in Barcelona, you are staying in. Please, make sure to specify the exact adress of your accomodation when booking. After the pick-up is completed, you will head to the first destination of your tour. The first destination of this tour is Vic. Vic is one of the most important medieval cities in Catalonia. You will be travelling with a maximum of 8 people and your guide. On the road, your guide will be explaining important and curious things that you will see in the scenery. You will certainly enjoy the beautiful landscape, while heading to your first stop.Pass By: Placa Major, Vic, CataloniaPlaça Major de Vic is the biggest square of the city. You will defenitely pass on this square, where you will see the town hall - a Gothic building, the Casa Comella - a 19th century modernist palace and other interresting buildings. In the middle of the square is a large open space without pavement where fairs, markets and concerts are held.Pass By: Templo Romano de Vic, Vic, CataloniaThe guide will show you the most interessant heritage from the medieval era in Vic. The Roman Temple of Vic was the ancient Roman temple of Ausa. Through the years, it has been preserved in perfect condition. It is one of the two Roman temples of Spain, to have been completely preserved. In Vic, you will have the chance to taste the tipical Catalan Gastronomy. Your guide will be the perfect person to reccomend the best places to eat.Pass By: Castellfollit de la Roca, Castellfollit de la Roca, Province of Girona, CataloniaWhen leaving Vic, you will pass in Castellfollit de la Roca. This little medieval village is located on the top of a 40 meters cliff of a very mysterious basaltic wall. An other village, you will get to see is Santa Pau, located in the south-east of the plain of Olot, in the heart of the volcanic zone.These places are very beautiful locations, perfect occasion to take amazing pictures. Pass By: Bridge of Besalu, Besalu, Province of Girona, CataloniaThe last stop of this tour is Besalú. This town is dated from the Middle Ages, and you will discover its cultural and natural heritage.Its narrow streets will lead you to the center of the town in one of the best conserved medieval old towns of Catalonia, which was named Historical and Artistic National Monument in 1996.Your guide will explain you the importance of the jewish community who lived during the Middle Ages in the town and its patrimonial inheritance.Finally you will see the masterpiece of Besalú, the medieval bridge. This bridge is very famous in all the catalan territory because of its views from this medieval architecture bridge with an antique and charming essence.

$125.59 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pyrenees Hiking and Cogwheel Train from Barcelona

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pyrenees National Park (Parc National des Pyrenees), OccitanieVisit the Pyrenees National ParkDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Cremallera De Nuria, Queralbs, Province of Girona, CataloniaRide this amazing Cog-Wheel Trail up to the Nuria ValleyDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Vall de Nuria, Queralbs, Province of Girona, CataloniaVisist one of the most well preserved medieval Pyrenees mountain villagesDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Placa Major, Vic, CataloniaDiscover the medieval twon of VicDuration: 1 hour

$79.92 Cultural & Theme Tours

Unique gastronomic and cultural experience Watermill and a Waterfall

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Oficinas de turismo de Vic, Vic, CataloniaFirst we go to an ancient watermill in a countryside village in the mountains. A gourmet brunch, offering a degustation of home-made cheeses can heat even a very cold day. A visit around the mill is offered just after the brunch. And at the end of the tour we will walk to a waterfall of wishes. Make a wish standing under it and it will come true! Duration: 4 hours