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Barcelona: Hot Air Balloon Flight with Snacks & Drinks

1. Barcelona: Hot Air Balloon Flight with Snacks & Drinks

Admire Catalonia's natural landscape while cruising in a hot air balloon. On this ride through the skies, you'll get to experience the beauty of the Montseny Natural Park region from a unique vantage point. On a clear day, you will be able to see Montserrat, Barcelona, and the Mediterranean sea. Your journey will begin just after dawn when you'll either be picked up at a meeting point in Barcelona or make your own way to the local partner's flying area. Upon reaching the take-off spot you will be able to participate, hands-on, in inflating your hot air balloon. Once in the air, the ride will last for a little more than an hour. Celebrate the flight at the landing spot with a Cava toast and brunch. As a souvenir, receive a first flight certificate signed by the pilot.

From L'Estartit: Sea Kayaking Tour to the Medes Islands

2. From L'Estartit: Sea Kayaking Tour to the Medes Islands

Join a guided sea kayaking adventure from L’Estartit to the Medes Islands, one of the main marine flora and fauna reserves in the Western Mediterranean. Paddle to unique spots only reachable by a kayak and swim in Costa Brava’s crystal clear waters. Meet at the activity provider's office, where your guide will welcome you and give you the necessary equipment for your tour. After a safety briefing, climb aboard your kayak and follow your guide to the marine reserve. Kayak across the 7 islands of the archipelago and enjoy picturesque views of the whole bay. Learn about the flora and fauna of this protected area. Before heading back, cool down with a swim, and marvel at the marine life on the seabed. Be accompanied by your guide at all times and a have boat close by to tow you in case you need it.

La Garrotxa Volcanoes Half-Day Hot Air Balloon Flight

3. La Garrotxa Volcanoes Half-Day Hot Air Balloon Flight

Glide with the breeze over the Natural Park of La Garrotxa, located between the Pyrenees and Costa Brava, and discover from the sky how the volcanoes of Catalonia are a paradise for nature lovers. The half-day tour lasts approximately 5 hours, with about 1.5 hours flying time, and baskets for those with reduced mobility are available, including 3-door baskets that are suitable for the elderly. See how the landscape was shaped by volcanic activity in a way that is simply not possible from the ground. You will cruise over charming valleys, thick oak forests, and tiny villages settled on the top of towering cliffs. Experience the silence that only a hot air balloon ride can offer, with 360-degree views all around you. Sip a glass of Cava and enjoy a local pancake as the breeze and your pilot navigate the route, subject to the whims of Mother Nature! The balloon is constantly monitored by a 4WD car that will be ready to pick you up on landing. Then, it’s back to the launch facilities, where you will celebrate your balloon experience with a typical country breakfast of pa amb tomàquet (bread and tomato), cold cured sausage and beans from Santa Pau, roasted sausage, Catalan wine, and a glass of the local ratafia liquor.

Costa Brava: Hot Air Balloon Flight

4. Costa Brava: Hot Air Balloon Flight

Discover the l’Empordà, Costa Brava region from the air in a balloon ride shared with other passengers. Admire the beauty of the scenery with the relaxing tranquility of a hot air balloon. You will see Rosas Bay, de Pals Bay, the Medes Islands, Montrí Castle, and medieval towns, like Peratallada, Ullastret, Pals, Monells, Sant Pere Pescador, Sant Miquel de Fluvià and all the Empordà Coast. The flight will take off at 6.45 AM from the traditional village of Colomers. Upon arrival, the crew will welcome you and give you a brief safety demonstration before jumping into the basket. Float across the sky over one and a half hours and enjoy incredible views of mountains, forests, streams, and the Mediterranean Sea Once you land, you can celebrate the flight with cava, almond cake and juices for the children.

Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayak & Snorkeling Small Group Tour

5. Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayak & Snorkeling Small Group Tour

Embark on an unforgettable adventure during your stay in Barcelona on a guided kayak trip with transfers included. Kayak along the stunning Costa Brava coastline, discover the world beneath the waves as you snorkel, try out cliff jumping, and enjoy a tasty lunch. Follow your guide along the coast, scouting out hidden coves and mysterious caves that are only accessible from the water. As you paddle, learn about regional wildlife, history, and geography with your tour guide. Take a refreshing dip and be amazed by the striking cliffs and coastline from a whole new perspective. If you're feeling adventurous, leap from the rocks and dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Discover the vibrant marine world below as you snorkel and marvel at the abundance of sea life. After an exciting day out, refuel with a delicious lunch of freshly prepared sandwiches with the fillings of your choice. Finally, enjoy a return transfer to Barcelona.

From Barcelona: Costa Brava Trekking and Kayaking Tour

6. From Barcelona: Costa Brava Trekking and Kayaking Tour

The tour will start with a 60-minute walk through the Sierra del Litoral. You will walk along the famous "Camino de Ronda", while contemplating the amazing views that the Costa Brava has to offer. We will get to the beach of Sant Pol de s'Agaró, where the kayaks will be waiting for us. You will enjoy a 2-hour kayak activity, surrounding the rocky cliffs. You will have the possibility to enter the caves, which are accessible by sea only. You will contemplate the seabed by snorkelling and jumping off the cliffs. Once your half-day adventure is complete, you will be taken to the area of the Promenade, where you will have the chance to try any of the great variety of restaurants with differents menues.

From Barcelona: Cliffs, Coves & Hiking in Costa Brava

7. From Barcelona: Cliffs, Coves & Hiking in Costa Brava

Just north of Barcelona, in the heart of Catalonia, the rugged Costa Brava on the Mediterranean provides numerous hiking trails with panoramic views and great snorkeling spots for a perfect day trip out of Barcelona. The winding cliff-top trails and hidden coves offer unforgettable views of the Costa Brava as well as perfect swimming and snorkeling opportunities to cool off in the crystal clear Mediterranean. A good level of fitness is recommended. There are a variety of coastal routes we can use depending on group interest and ability, but in order to have the day customized to your preferences, we recommend booking privately. As you enjoy the hike, your expert guide will share with you the rich history, culture, and traditions of Catalunya. The trails ultimately lead to one of the small fishing villages where a plentiful beach-front lunch and drinks await you (included). Finally, there is time to explore the quaint village after lunch and to enjoy a bit of beach time before returning to Barcelona.

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What people are saying about Costa Brava

Such a smooth adventure, from beginning to end. Friendly driver for pick up. Tomas, our pilot made us feel safe with an incredible flight and very smooth landing. Nice touch with complimentary cava and small snack. Finished off with a nice drive back to original pick up point. Very great day!

Amazing experience! It was the highlight of our trip. Everything was superb from booking, communication, to pick up, flight, champagne toast, to our return. First class company run by talented and friendly people.

It was the best! I loved. The excellent staff with a super friendly treatment and being above the clouds has no name, it is spectacular

Great experience!!! The people in the company are very nice and professional. Super recommended.

Super nice, well organized and great flight in a rural area. class guides