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Costa Brava: Hot Air Balloon Flight with a Catalan Breakfast

1. Costa Brava: Hot Air Balloon Flight with a Catalan Breakfast

Discover the l’Empordà, Costa Brava region from the air in a balloon ride shared with other passengers. Admire the beauty of the scenery with the relaxing tranquility of a hot air balloon. You will see Rosas Bay, de Pals Bay, the Medes Islands, Montrí Castle, and medieval towns, like Peratallada, Ullastret, Pals, Monells, Sant Pere Pescador, Sant Miquel de Fluvià and all the Empordà Coast. The flight will take off between 7 AM and 9 AM from the traditional village of Colomers. Upon arrival, the crew will welcome you and give you a brief safety demonstration before jumping into the basket. Float across the sky over one and a half hours and enjoy incredible views of mountains, forests, streams, and the Mediterranean Sea. After landing, a 4x4 will pick you up in the fields and take you to a typical country house located in the medieval town of Ullestret. Get comfortable and enjoy a delicious Catalan-style breakfast paired with cava, the Catalan version of champagne. To finish off you day, your guide will give you a flight certificate, as well as photo magnet souvenir and enjoy drop-off back at the starting point.  

Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

2. Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

If you are nature lovers and you like to discover new areas, this is the best option for you! On this full-day tour you will explore different areas. The first area you will explore is Besalú, where you will learn about the history and the medieval and Jewish heritage of the town.  Next explore the nature of La Garrotxa Natural Park, in the pre-Pyrenees area with more than 40 volcanoes none of them active for thousands of years. While there visit a medieval hermitage located in the middle of a crater. After, visit Castellfollit de la Roca to take some photos of the Basaltic cliff and Santa Pau a small village surrounded by volcanoes. To finish this amazing day, you will have the opportunity to walk along the shore or sail on Banyoles Lake, the largest lake in Catalonia.

Girona: Guided 2-Hour Walking Tour with food tasting

3. Girona: Guided 2-Hour Walking Tour with food tasting

Discover the ancient Roman and Medieval history of Girona on a guided tour of the city's highlights! Visit the Jewish Quarter, pass by the cathedral and meander the streets of the Old Town. Learn about the Cathedral from your local expert guide — one of the most important symbols of the city, together with the Basilica of Sant Feliu. Cross some of the most emblematic bridges, enjoying unique views of the colorful houses of the Onyar river. And get lost in the labyrinth of streets of the Old Town, discovering unique spots, corners, squares and streets while hearing some of the strangest legends and stories. Try, right in the heart of the Jewish Quarter, our two most famous delicacies: the xuixo, a pastry made of baked dough filled with custard, and ratafia, our most famous liquor made of 40 different herbs and green nut. So good! All of this, and a lot more, in this fantastic trip to the past, present and future of our city. Don’t miss it!

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What people are saying about Girona

Top visit. You learn a lot about Spanish history and architecture. With an attentive and very involved guide. An experience to live without hesitation

A very pleasant excursion. The guide Raquel and Carmen as the driver made us have a great day, with their professionalism and closeness.