Costa Brava Full-Day Tour: Coves and Medieval Villages
Explore the picturesque coves and medieval villages of the Costa Brava on a 11-hour tour from Barcelona. Climb aboard a glass-bottom catamaran to sail to the Natural Reserve of the Medas Islands, and marvel at the paradise bays of Macizo del Montgrí.
Explore the culture, history, and traditions of the Costa Brava on a 11-hour coach tour from Barcelona, and let local experts share the secrets of an unspoiled landscape within the intimate atmosphere of a small group.
You will depart Barcelona for the picturesque Calella de Palafrugell, a charming fishing village where the small coves are peppered with colorful row boats. Next, you will hike the coastal path “Camino de Ronda”, following the coast to the cove of El Golfet. Surrounded by luxuriant flora, enjoy the pristine waters of the beach. Continue to the popular dive and snorkeling site of L’Estartit. Enjoy 2 hours of free time to stop for lunch at one of the seafood restaurants.
Then, climb aboard a glass-bottom catamaran for a 1.5-hour cruise to the Natural Reserve of the Medas Islands. Enjoy privileged views of the seabed as you sail among the paradise coves of Macizo del Montgrí to Roca Foradada. Continue to medieval Pals to admire the fortified walls of the Torre de las Horas, built between the 11th and 13th centuries in a Romanesque style. Explore the Gothic quarters and steep alleys of the village at leisure.
Return to Barcelona for a central drop off at approximately 19:30.
• Transportation by van
• Guide (English, French, Spanish, and Catalan-speaking)
• Hotel pick-up and drop-off
• Catamaran fees
What’s Not Included:
• Food and drink
• Personal insurance
Good to Know:
• Although the tour is not particularly challenging, comfortable shoes are advised
• Cancellations made within 48 hours prior to departure are charged in full. For cancellations between 3 and 7 days prior to departure, a 50% fee applies. For cancellations of more than 8 days prior to tour departure, a 3.5% admin fee will be charged