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Private Tour: Three Medieval Towns Plus Lunch

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Private Tour: Three Medieval Towns Plus Lunch

200€ per person
Discover the medieval heritage of Catalonia during this full-day private excursion from Barcelona. Visit the towns of Besalu, Girona, and Pals to learn about their rich histories stretching as far back as 977. See key landmarks like Benedictine Monastery or Saint Pere in Besalu, the Girona Cathedral, and Tower of the Hours in Pals. Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal paired with a glass of cava included in the price.

9 hours approximately
  • Destination
  • Departure
    At your hotel or apartment in Barcelona / Return Location: At your hotel or apartment in Barcelona
  • Departure Time
    8:30 a.m.
  • Return Time
    6 p.m. approximately
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable footwear
  • Included
    Private Tour: Three Medieval Towns Plus Lunch
    Comfortable transport
  • Not Included
    Gratuities (optional)
We will pick you up at your hotel or apartment in Barcelona to Besalu. We’ll take you in a comfort vehicle approximately an hour and a half away. We’ll take a scenic route crossing La Garrotxa Natural Park, a volcanic area. Besalu’s most significant feature is its 12th-century Romanesque bridge, nestled between Fluvía and Capellades rivers.. You’ll be awed by it’s arcaded streets and squares. We’ll see the restored mikveh, a ritual Jewish bath, as well as the remains of a medieval synagogue. The synagogue, documented in 1264, was from the Jewish community that settled from the 9th to the 15th century, when they were expelled by the Christians. Then we’ll arrive at the Benedictine monastery of Sant Pere, founded in 977 and consecrated in 1003. We’ll give you some free time to explore on your own and take photos. Then we’ll continue on to Girona. Here you’ll have a walk through the Cathedral and The Gothic Quarter before you arrive to a local restaurant, where we’ll take pleasure in a three course meal and have the chance to sample the local wines and products of the area and a glass of cava, our treat! After we'll travel to Pals, a charming village from the Middle Ages, built from a fortress. We’ll roam around its idyllic cobbled streets and tiny squares and take in the most beautiful landscape views from on top of the hill next to the Tower of the Hours, from the 13th century. Here you will be treated with amazing panoramic views and you’ll be able to spot the Medas islands, a natural park and protected area, in the distance. Here is where the tour ends. We’ll take you back to Barcelona and drop you off at your hotel or apartment.