Medieval beautiful villages of vulcanic area "la Garrotxa"

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Tour Number

Activity Level

257876


Categories

Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
'You must be able to get in and out of a car'.
Some streets are cobblestoned , which makes the wheelchair
ride kind of bumpy

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), Greek (fluent), German (fluent), Catalan (fluent), English (fluent)

A round trip to spectacular villages and cities where time stopped !


Barcelona is wonderful, but there is so much more to discover in Catalonia.
Catalonia has a rich history, beautiful and varied landscapes and amazing local food and wine. Getting out of its capital to explore the area is an absolute must ! There are a number of gorgeous, medieval villages that are worth the drive out of the city, like Castellfollit de la Roca, Banyoles , Besalu . . .
Most of these can be only reached by car, as they are planted in the middle of the beautiful volcanic Catalan countryside. Journey back in time as you discover these charming medieval villages and stunning countryside outside Barcelona on this 8 hours tour so don't doubt taking a day out to visit these beautiful medieval villages in Catalonia! I can create a customized tour for you if you have any special requests or if you are more than 6 people and need a larger vehicle !

Itinerary

After Barcelona pick up we will drive to Medieval Villages. As the journey takes about 1 and a half we will have a short stop at the most picturesque medieval part of of the city of Girona just for photos . Then, we will continue to Banyoles , this lovely lakeside town with all its legends [the lake is a former volcano crater } and after this we will reach Besalu.
In Besalu we will have the opportunity to scroll around this lovely medieval village and have also {optional} a lunch.
After Besalu we will be driving next to Castellfollit de la Roca , to see this incredible solid rock of Basalt that host a lovely village on its top. And finally on our way back to Barcelona we will stop for a short walk and coffee at the beautiful city of Vic . The central square of Vic offers the last gems of medieval architecture of Catalonia a deep dive into the region's medieval history.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at your hotel's lobby , or wherever you want me to

End location: at your hotel or wherever you want me to

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

A full air conditioned Van Opel Vivaro or a 6 seater KIA CArnival

What’s Included

My guiding throughout the tour
The transportation with my private 8 seat Van
Complimentary water and cava {champagne}

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - For a good lunch and drink

What’s Extra

Food and beverages
Souvenir shoppinng

A Recent Review of this tour

Lydia was excellent. We enjoyed her tour. Very passionate about her country. Highly recommend!
Oliver Crocker

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