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From Roses: Cap de Creus Natural Park and Cadaqués Boat Tour

1. From Roses: Cap de Creus Natural Park and Cadaqués Boat Tour

Explore the beautiful coastline of the Cap de Creus Natural Park on a boat tour. Sail along the coast spotting natural landmarks like Cat's Rock, Tamariu Cave, and the cliffs of Cape Norfeu. Enjoy some free time to explore Cadaqués before heading back to Roses. Depart from Roses by catamaran and sail by the Cap de Creus Natural Park as far as Cap de Creus headland. See all the highlights of the natural park; passing by the Cat's Rock, Tamariu Cave, the cliffs of Cape Norfeu, the Cave of Hell, and the lighthouse of Cap de Creus. Enter the scenic cove of Port Lligat. Here, you can see the house of the famous artist Salvador Dalí from the boat. Arrive in Cadaqués where you will disembark on the main beach, just in front of the old town. Enjoy 1.5 hours of free time where you can explore the beautiful village or grab some lunch. Afterward, hop back on the boat for the return journey to Roses.

From Roses: Cap Norfeu Glass Bottom Boat Tour & Tamariu Cave

2. From Roses: Cap Norfeu Glass Bottom Boat Tour & Tamariu Cave

Explore the integral Reserve of Cap Norfeu like never before with a glass bottom boat. See the underwater sea life up close and admire passing fish. Visit sea caves including the Tamariu Cave. Leave Roses and head out on the boat to the Integral Reserve of Cap Norfeu. During the journey make stops at different coves including Lladó, Murtra, Rostella, Montjoi, Calitjàs, and Pelosa. See the Cat Rock and hear the legend of the birth of Cap Norfeu. Next, reach the entrance of the Cave of Tamariu. Float into the cave and admire the rock formations and seabed underneath the boat. From here, make your final stop at Cala Joncols, a remote cove perfect for underwater vision. Take time here to see the coral, fish, and wildlife before heading back to Roses.

Costa Brava: Marimurtra Botanical Garden Entry Ticket

3. Costa Brava: Marimurtra Botanical Garden Entry Ticket

Explore the The Marimurtra Botanical Garden with this entry ticket and discover the botanical, architectural, and cultural heritage of this coastal garden on the Mediterranean. With more than 4,000 species from five different continents, Marimurtra welcomes families, schools, and visitors from all over the world who come to learn about the biodiversity the garden has to offer. Discover the bamboo musical forest, the arid expanses of America, the corners of Australia, or the jungle Pergola. Take in panoramic views from the Temple of Linnaeus, one of the unique architectural monuments of the garden. Listed as a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the garden was created by Carl Faust in the 1920s. Faust wanted to create a garden where young biologists could come to learn. The Marimurtra team continues his work today and every visitor helps to contribute to the conservation of this space.

Tossa de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

4. Tossa de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

Set out on a scuba diving adventure in Tossa de Mar with this scuba diving tour great for beginners learning the basics of diving. Enjoy an introduction to the underwater world of scuba diving and learn all of the basics with an instructor. Learn to use equipment, breathe underwater, and earn your SSI Try Scuba recognition rating. Start the Open Water Diver course by learning the basics of diving over a three-hour course. Learn various basics of scuba diving, including how to breathe underwater and get used to the lack of gravity underwater. Enjoy an entry-level program designed to give you the opportunity to experience the underwater world in a controlled and confined environment while you get comfortable with the basics. Listen to the instructor as you are taught how to breathe, use your equipment, move underwater, and basic diving communication skills before starting your first dive. Set up with the necessary provided equipment before moving on to the beach to start your first dive. Put on your equipment and enter the water with the instructor who will supervise your first dive, at a maximum depth of 12m for around 40-45 minutes. Finish the dive and After an unforgettable experience, you will be brought to the center where you can shower and change and hopefully receive your SSI Try Scuba recognition rating.

Costa Brava: Water World Aquatic Park & Optional Transfer

5. Costa Brava: Water World Aquatic Park & Optional Transfer

Spend a fun-filled day at Water World Aquatic Park and make unforgettable vacation memories. With your ticket, enjoy access to the park, then explore at your own leisure. You can also upgrade your day out and opt for round-trip shuttle transfer to the park from Calella, Pineda de Mar, Santa Susanna, Malgrat de Mar, Blanes, Lloret de Mar, and Tossa de Mar. At the park, have a blast riding impressive roller coasters, make a splash in the swimming pool, hurtle down epic slides, or simply relax and soak up the sunshine. There’s plenty to keep you occupied, including 15 unique rides, such as X-Treme Mountain, Water Mountain, and Rafting River, as well as a wave pool where you can chill out. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite from all that fun, take your pick from the park’s many places to eat.

Lloret de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience no License Required

6. Lloret de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience no License Required

Experience the magic of scuba diving as you dive in the calm waters around Lloret de mar in Spain with an instructor assigned to you and your group. Be confined in water and well looked after by your instructor, so you can enjoy those first unforgettable breaths underwater. Begin with a theory session and all equipment explained to you. Then, go to a pool-like bay to practice your first breath underwater and get familiar with the scuba equipment. Finally, take a few steps further and start to breathe underwater swimming outside of the bay. Get close to marine life at a maximum depth of 12 meters and explore the underwater world.

Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

7. Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

If you are nature lovers and you like to discover new areas, this is the best option for you! On this full-day tour you will explore different areas. The first area you will explore is Besalú, where you will learn about the history and the medieval and Jewish heritage of the town.  Next explore the nature of La Garrotxa Natural Park, in the pre-Pyrenees area with more than 40 volcanoes none of them active for thousands of years. While there visit a medieval hermitage located in the middle of a crater. After, visit Castellfollit de la Roca to take some photos of the Basaltic cliff and Santa Pau a small village surrounded by volcanoes. To finish this amazing day, you will have the opportunity to walk along the shore or sail on Banyoles Lake, the largest lake in Catalonia.

From Lloret de Mar: Camp Nou Stadium and Museum Tour

8. From Lloret de Mar: Camp Nou Stadium and Museum Tour

Be picked up at your hotel in Lloret de Mar and travel to the Camp Nou Stadium, home to FC Barcelona. Explore Camp Nou Stadium and learn about the behind-the-scenes secrets of the stadium and FC Barcelona. Visit the Camp Nou Museum and see the European Cups, the trophy gallery, the Messi space, and multimedia exhibitions. After you visit the stadium and museum, you’ll have free time to stroll along the Ramblas and the surrounding area.

LLoret de Mar: Barcelona Day Trip with Aquarium Visit

9. LLoret de Mar: Barcelona Day Trip with Aquarium Visit

Your day trip to Barcelona will begin in the morning when you leave Costa Brava on a comfortable bus. Upon arrival, you’ll then enter the Barcelona Aquarium without delay using your skip-the-line ticket. Once inside, you’ll experience the spectacular Oceanarium, traversing a transparent tunnel surrounded by sharks and other impressive sea creatures. You’ll learn all about the seabed and the importance of water and marine life to our planet. Afterwards, you’ll have the chance to discover Barcelona's most iconic street, Las Ramblas, with ample time to explore the surrounding city and to shop. Choose the afternoon departure on Thursday to witness the magic of the Montjuic Magic Fountain light show free of charge.

Lloret de Mar: Lost Fairytales Outdoor Escape Game with App

10. Lloret de Mar: Lost Fairytales Outdoor Escape Game with App

Embark on a family-friendly adventure in Lloret de Mar and find the forgotten fairytales of the Brothers Grimm. Use your phone as your guide as you play the outdoor escape game, following clues, solving small puzzles, and collecting points as you go. Head to the starting point, open the app, and follow the prompts to get started. This route takes you off the beaten track, bringing you to different locations, each one revealing an exclusive unpublished Grimm fairytale. Move at your own pace and take a break whenever you need to. And once you've completed all the challenges, enjoy some extra tasks and riddles which you can solve any time after you finish your adventure.

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What people are saying about Costa Brava

We were a group of 7. The meeting point was easy to find. Van was comfortable with good air conditioning which felt great on a hot day. Alvar had lots of great history to share. All stops were as advertised. Incredible views of ancient locales. We learned a lot more than if we had. visited on our own. Best surprise was the tasty stop for lunch at a place serving Catalonian food. A bargain for 15 euros! Highly recommend.

Great adventure. I recommend it to everyone. Very cool atmosphere, music, even dancing, bathing and diving, delicious dinner and returning at great speed - splashing waves an additional attraction. Happy family from grandson to grandfather. Revelation! I recommend! Everyone who sailed on the boat envied us the party. The best attraction.

We had an amazing experience with Tossasub! The instructors - Marina, Uri and Emma - were super friendly. They guide us very well. The staff is also very cooperative. All this things together made our diving experience smooth, enjoyable and very memorable. Highly recommended!

great, nothing is missing, just bring flip flops to walk on the concrete it wears out your feet because it's big and there's a drop.

Great day with friendly staff. Lovely lunch and amazing places visited in which to swim in gorgeous clear waters.