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Girona and Costa Brava Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona

Girona and Costa Brava Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona

From US$ 103.33 per person

Discover the beauty of Catalonia on a 1-day tour to Girona and the Costa Brava. Stroll through the historically rich streets of Girona, visit the charming village of Pals, and explore the Costa Brava in the beautiful Calella de Palafrugell.

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Duration 11 hours
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Experience

The experience
  • Explore the historically rich city of Girona
  • Visit the impressive Arab Baths
  • Visit the charming village of Pals, one of Catalonia's most beautiful treasures
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the traditional local restaurants in Calella Palafrugell
  • Explore the Costa Brava, and take a refreshing swim in the inviting Mediterranean waters
Full description
Discover the history and beauty of Catalonia on a 1-day trip to Girona and the Costa Brava. Start your day in Barcelona at 8:30, and head to Girona, a well established city with a fascinating history. Explore its streets, and admire its rich architecture. See the cathedral, established in 1038 on the site of a former Mosque. Visit historical museums such as the Jewish Call and the Arab Bath house. Stroll around the colorful streets of the old town or sit down to have a cup of coffee and watch people walk by. Then on to the fairytale-like city of Pals, a small medieval village that came about from what was once a fortress. From Pals, head to the fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell, a beach village with whitewashed houses that ramble all the way down to the sea front. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the traditional restaurants, and spend the afternoon exploring the rocky coastline, visiting the botanic gardens at Cap Roig, or taking a refreshing dip in the inviting waters of the Mediterranean. Arrive back in Barcelona at 19:30.
Includes
  • Transport
  • Professional guide all day
  • Free Barcelona guide book.
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Entrance to the Botanic Gardens
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

All of our tours now depart from directly opposite the outdoor cafe of the famous Palau de la Musica, which is just off the street Via Laietana. The exact office address is street Calle Palau de la Musica, 1, 08011.

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  • There is enough time to go swimming at Calella de Palafrugell, so bring a bathing suit and a beach towel. Lunch is not included. But we stop in places where there are a wide range of lunch options to suit all budgets.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 130 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Beautiful scenery, mountains, oceans, villages and an amazing guide. I am terrible with names but I think it was Enrique? Was forecasted to rain the day we went but was perfect in Pals & Costa Brava, we didn’t get rain until Girona then it was only for 30 minutes or so. Definitely a must do trip for anyone wanting to see as much of Spain as they can.

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September 22, 2021

Es un excelente tour. Girona es precioso, y vale mucho la pena, y el pueblito de Costa Brava es MUY lindo también. Además, frenamos en un pueblito divino que se llama Pals que también vale la pena verlo, porque es de cuento. En invierno no se puede aprovechar 100% poruqe en realidad en el pueblo no hay casi nada, pero es muy lindo para ir a conocer.

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November 21, 2019

We had Steven as our guide and it was a wonderful trip! Steven told us so much about the history of the areas we visited, the current political climate in Catalunya, without any prejudice, I might add. We enjoyed our very long day immensely and felt quite happy with the tour that we chose. Steven was so friendly and accommodating, easy-going, and easy to talk to. And a very good guide and driver! We would highly recommend this tour!

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October 17, 2019

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