DAY 1: BARCELONA
Welcome to Barcelona! Upon arrival, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to discover the city at your own pace.
DAY 2: BARCELONA > MONTSERRAT > BARCELONA
After breakfast, start your half-day trip from Barcelona in a comfortable bus towards the mountain of Montserrat. Montserrat is a rocky mountain located 50 km to the southwest of Barcelona. It is considered the most significant and important mountain in Catalonia. During the first part of the tour, the guide will give you an introduction to the history of the monastery and the mountain. Once the guided tour has ended, you will have free time to enjoy the fabulous landscape by yourself, to visit the local food market, to visit de audiovisual exhibition and to taste some typical liqueurs. At the appointed time, you will meet the guide at the bus stop to depart to the prestigious wineries of the Torres family in the heart of Penedés, where you will discover and experience all the secrets about the fascinating world of wine. This visit starts with a commented tasting of two wines and an Iberian Ham tapa. A gastronomic lunch option is available for you to enjoy high-quality local products paired with wines.
Afterwards, we will be driven to Sitges, one of the most beautiful villages of the Catalonia coast. This sailor village is one of the most popular destinations of Catalonia, because of its picturesque old town center with narrow streets, beautiful beaches, a vibrant cultural live, good food, nice and unique shops. You will visit its streets with our guide who will explain to you historic details about the “Indianos”, that people who went to America in search of a better life. After the guided tour you will be free to continue discovering the corners of the city, its magnificent beaches or go shopping in the old town. Meals: B
DAY 3: BARCELONA
Combine gourmet food and Catalan culture on a pre-dinner walking tour of Barcelona's famous tapas bars. It's a great way to begin your visit to Barcelona - not only do you get an overview of this fabulous city, but you also learn how to order tapas and discover some of the best bars and cafes Barcelona has to offer. Besides, your friendly informative guide can offer suggestions to help you get the most from your stay in Barcelona. You will be welcomed to the tour with a glass of wine in a Gastronomic Center created under the slow food philosophy and open to offer experiences to Foodies and travellers who visit Barcelona.
Your food specialist guide will lead you through Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla. From here you will go to La Boqueria, the city’s famous food market, which offers an array of fresh products including fruits and vegetables, seafood, cheese and any type of meat you can imagine. You will taste some of the traditional products on the market. You'll continue through the Gothic Quarter, where you will discover the architecture, atmosphere, language and gastronomy that are unique to Spain, and some of the gourmet shops which are over 100 years old. You will stop at a store specialized in Iberian Ham, the best of the best, where you will taste this mouthwatering cured meat.
The tour will stop at two restaurants offering a wide selection of local, delicious tapas. You will finish our tour full of great food, good wine, good conversation and a better understanding of the Spanish and Catalan cultures, history, and how do locals live. Meals: B
DAY 4: BARCELONA
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Barcelona airport for your onward journey. Adiós! Meals: B