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

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vic

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Travel back in time to discover Besalú and several other medieval towns during this exciting guided tour! Our knowledgeable guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Barcelona and take you, in a small group, through Besalú, Vic, Santa Pau and Castellfollit de la Roca, where you will get to know the rich medieval heritage of Catalunya.
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.

What’s included

  • Professional local guide
  • Walking Tour by Vic, Santa Pau, and Besal
  • Hotel or apartment pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Small-group (maximum 8 people)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities