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Girona and Costa Brava SMALL GROUP Tour from Barcelona

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Overview
On this day trip from Barcelona, you will visit the city of Girona in the north east of Catalonia before continuing to the Coastal region of Costa Brava. On this small group tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Highlights
  • Escape Barcelona's bustle with a day trip to Girona and the Costa Brava
  • Visit three towns and villages—hard to do if exploring independently
  • Tour Girona and Pals with a guide to learn about their history
  • Free time at each stop, including the chance to eat and swim at Palafrugells
  • No transportation hassles—all travel by air-conditioned minivan or coach
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned vehicle in central Barcelona, and travel through the picturesque Catalan countryside to Girona.
Learn about the city’s long past from your guide, and on arrival, enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town. See the 11th-century Cathedral and Roman-era walls, and get free time to stroll independently.
Continue to Pals, a cobbled town coiled beneath the remains of a castle and, after an introductory tour, enjoy free time to explore. Then, pass Begur’s medieval castle on route to the Costa Brava seaside village of Calella de Palafrugell, famous for its rugged coves.
Get free time for lunch (own expense) or to relax, perhaps choosing to swim from a cove or stroll around the clifftop Cap Roig botanical gardens (own expense).
After reconvening at a pre-arranged time, your tour finishes at the original starting point in Barcelona.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

*** NOTE: The meeting point for this tour is NOT easy to find as it’s located in what is basically the alley of a major street. I never would have known the “street” it’s on is even a street because, as mentioned above, it’s behind...More

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ExploreCatalunya, Owner at Explore Catalunya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for sending us the review. I am really sorry about the difficulty you had trying to find our office. We do actually make a point of explaining exactly where the meeting point is. Not only do we put the exact address, but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took four children from ages 5 - 16, who all enjoyed the trip. Each of us had different highlights from swimming in crystal clear waters to exploring old towns with winding streets. Gloria, our guide was informative, funny and very welcoming also Toni the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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ExploreCatalunya, Owner at Explore Catalunya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, I will let Gloria and Toni both know. Thank you, Robert

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our delightful tour guide Anna was so bubbly, friendly and had a great energy. The first town of Pals was small and quaint but Anna did a great job of describing the history of the town and it's renovation. We next went to the beach...More

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ExploreCatalunya, Owner at Explore Catalunya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for the great review, and the advice for other travellers. Best regards, Robert

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing wrong with the organising company, the guide or the provided bus but this tour as a whole just not worth the price. There is absolutely nothing to do in Girona for 2 - 2.5 hours. The Costa Brava beach is so overcrowded that there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank prettyphysalis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to see the outskirts of Barcelona. Are guide Sr Cam was very informative. Unfortunately my 7 yr old was done after the beach. Fortunately, there's a few places to chill @Girona Cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2019
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We didnt change out of our suits. Just tried to air dry as much as possible. Some in our party changed into swimsuits at the restaurant we ate at which is right on the beach. We had at least a 2 to 2.5 hours at this area to... More
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There are several types of vehicles available with the tour companies; some accommodate up to 12 to 14 persons other accommodate groups between 40 to 50. Accommodating 25 persons is unusual and not every tour companies have... More
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