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Costa Brava Full Day Trip from Barcelona

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    Stop At: Playas de Calella, Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell Spain

    We will take the motorway and about 10:15am we are going to arrive in Calella de Palafrugell, a small fisherman’s village that still retains today the traditional appearance of the past.

    It is a village of great beauty in both architecture and landscape. The town, splashed with small bays, becomes a fusion of land and sea that is an incomparable setting.

    We will have free time to explore the village, enjoy the scenery and for sure, take great photographs.


    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Camino de Ronda, S'Agaro Spain

    About 11:00am, we will start walking along Camino de Ronda, which is going to lead us to the neighborhood town of Llafranc. We will hike about 30 minutes, suitable for all ages, easy terrain for everyone.

    The “Camino de Ronda” borders all the Costa Brava and was used to control the maritime smuggling. Today, thanks to this, you can discover beautiful spots that wouldn’t be otherwise accessible.

    Llafranc is also a small, elegant and captivating seaside town, with all the delightfulness of the towns on this coast.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Village Medieval de Pals, Pals Gerone Espagne, Pals Spain

    About 12:00 we will travel to Pals, a town located inland and on the top of a hill. The village is built entirely in an integrated medieval site. At the top there is a cylindrical tower from the XII century, which is visible from far away. It has an excellent terrace that offers stunning views of the Costa Brava and surroundings.

    Walking through the cobbled streets you will feel like you have gone back in time. Take time to appreciate the round arches, facades with pointed windows arches, stone balconies, all perfectly restored.


    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Platja de l'Estartit, Passeig Maritim, L'Estartit Spain

    Our next visit is to l’Estartit, seaside village with an important port famous worldwide as being an important diving center because the Medes Islands archipelago lies only one kilometer from the coast.

    Medes islands are of great interest for the wide variety of flora and fauna that inhabit in the whole marine area. It was declared as a National Natural Park and ZEPIM. (Special protected area of importance in the Mediterranean)You will have free time to have lunch and take a small stroll around town and at 15:00pm we will get on board Nautilus boat.

    The sailing is about 1h30. First, we will go ahead to the outer islands, the views are spectacular! The itinerary continues to the stunning cliffs of Sierra de Montgrí only accessible by boat and one of the most preserved, unspoiled areas of Costa Brava.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Ruins of Empuries, C/ Puig i Cadafalch s/n L'Escala, 17130 Spain

    Our last stop is at the extensive Greek and Roman ruins of Empuries, in which we are going to arrive around 17:00pm. Once there, we will start a guided tour around the whole site. It is the only site in Spain where both Greek and later a Roman city existed together. Empuries is also located in a privileged surrounding, just in front of the sea.

    In the Greek city we can admire the remains of city walls, the acropolis, the market square and numerous buildings. Outside the archaeological site we can see the Greek port of the I century Before Christ, where in 1992 arrived the Olympic torch for the Olympic Games in Barcelona.

    In the roman city the highlights are a mosaic floor in excellent condition, the forum, remains of an amphitheater, several statues and vestiges of street frameworks.

    At 18:00 the tour is finished and we go back to Barcelona, where about 20.00 we will arrive at Plaza Catalunya.


    Duration: 1 hour
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    Departure Point
    Plaça de Catalunya, 21, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    11h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
    • Boat tickets
    • Empuries admisions
    • Entry/Admission - Platja de l'Estartit
    • Entry/Admission - Ruins of Empuries
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This is an excellent full day tour of the Costa Brava plus a stop at a Medieval village dating from the 12th century. The tour is both informative and fully packed. A tour of the Greek and Roman ruins of Empurres was extremely informative and would be of interest to any
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    Excellent day tour - it was a terrific way to see a variety of Costa Brava sights all in a single day which we would have been hard pressed to do in our own. The weather was perfect that day and our guide, Jorge, was quite informative as well as being fun and upbeat. Wonderful
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    This was a fantastic tour of Costa Brava . A day of contrasting sites with very friendly tour guides coast line on a large coach that was full. Highlights were visit to coastal beaches, visit to Medieval city, tour of boat that had glass view6ing of sea bed and visit to ancient
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    It's a long tour but well worth it. Our tour guide was excellent, she has a great amount of knowledge about the area. The boat ride was amazing and the sites beautiful. Well-organized tour with not wasting times. Definitely reccommend it.
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    Very nice experience Spectacular view of Mediterranean sea and very good beaches to relax We enjoyed every moment from the start till end Medieval village visit was very informative Although we took only half day trip as it was on Saturday and that was only one offered on
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