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Medieval & Mystic Catalonia  

Holiday Length: 5 days
Start City: Barcelona
End City: Barcelona
Departure dates: Mondays APR-SEP
English Only Small Group Tour - max 22


This five day train and coach tour allows you to savour the food and wine of Spain while visiting the medieval and mystic cities and towns of Catalonia: Vic, Figueres, Girona, Montserrat, Sitges, Tarragona and Santes Creus. 



Itinerary
   


   
  Day 1 - Monday
  Madrid - Barcelona (by train)
      Report to Madrid "Puerta de Atocha" train station.  Departure by AVE train at 9.30 am to Barcelona.  Arrive at 12.48 pm.  Transfer to hotel accommodation.
Hotel: Barcelona Plaza (or similar)
       

Day 2 - Tuesday

Barcelona - Vic - Figueres - Girona
      After breakfast transfer to Plaza Catalunya for an 8.30 am departure to Vic, a city that still preserves old customs dating from the Middle Ages.  After a city sightseeing tour that includes a visit to the market you will have free time for an independent lunch.  After lunch continue to Figueres for a guided visit of the Dali Museum, before driving to Girona for your overnight accommodation & dinner.
Hotel: Melia Girona (B, D)
       
  Day 3 - Wednesday
  Girona - Montserrat - Sitges
      After breakfast depart on a sightseeing tour of Girona that includes a visit to its Jewish Quarter and the outside of their Cathedral.  Chance to to your 'own thing' again at lunchtime before departing to Montserrat in the afternoon.  Visit the spectacular Monastery in its unique mountain location before continuing to Sitges for your overnight accommodation & dinner.
Hotel: Antemare Hotel, Sitges. (B, D)
                                         
   
  Day 4 - Thursday
  Sitges - Tarragona
      After breakfast commence your walking tour along the "Route of the Americans" to savour the beaches and unique environment.  Time at leisure for you to discover this charming village.  In the afternoon depart for the Roman city of Tarragona for your overnight accommodation and dinner.
Hotel: Ciutat de Tarragona, Tarragona (B,D)

       
  Day 5 - Friday
  Tarragona - Santes Creus - Barcelona
      After breakfast depart for the Cistercian Monastery of Santes Creus.  After a typical lunch from the area you will continue for a wine tasting at the "Torres" wine cellars.  Continue to Barcelona.
       
       

Tour Inclusions:          





  * Guided visits in Vic, Figueres (Dali Museum, Girona, Montserrat, Sitges, Santes Creus
* Tour escort during the tour (with the exception of the train journey)
* AVE train Barcelona-Madrid (flat rate tourist class)
* Air conditioned deluxe motor coach
* Transfer Barcelona station to hotel
* Accommodation
* Daily breakfast; 1 typical lunch; 3 dinners and a Wine Tasting in a famous Cellar

     
  Optional Tours:


  Optional tours are available in:
* Seville ~ Flamenco tour
* Granada ~ Gipsy Zambra at Sacromonte Square


       

 


 

 

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