9. Barcelona: Montserrat, Girona, and Sitges Guided Day Trip
Enhance an exclusive experience on a full-day tour through 3 iconic sites: Montserrat, Girona and Sitges and discover Barcelona’s emblematic surroundings.
The experience starts in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia, before journeying to experience the natural splendor of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain, topped by a Benedictine Monastery. On the way to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed with unique needle-shape formations. Learn about the cornerstone of the Catalan culture, history, nature and spirituality. Enjoy an exclusive guided tour in the basilica—home to the revered ‘Black Madonna’ statue—and the atrium, cloister and main square.
Continue this amazing experience ahed to Girona, an charming Old Town where the remains of a Roman and medieval past coexist with the present, offering an image full of contrasts. Your guide will reveal all the secrets of the city.
Explore the best-preserved Jewish quarter in Europe. Admire the cathedral, boasting the widest Gothic nave in the world, and marvel at the colorful spectacle of houses along the Onyar River, which splits the city in two. Cross over Pont de les Peixateries Velles, designed by the famous Gustave Eiffel in 1877. Go to the top of Girona’s medieval walls to enjoy the best panoramic views. If you are interested in The Game of Thrones series, the guide will show the locations where the 6th season was filmed. Then you’ll have free time to have lunch and discover the city by yourself.
End this exclusive tour in Sitges is one of the most iconic towns of the Mediterranean. The beauty of its beaches and the peace of its mountains were a natural advertisement for the Catalan bourgeoisie and the modernist intellectuals of the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, far from mass tourism, you will find narrow streets and modernist buildings that have preserved the charm of a small white fishing village with an exceptional microclimate. Feel the breeze and admire the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea while walking through the San Sebastian beach. Be amazed by this former fishing village that has become an international benchmark of modernity, art and transgression.