HIKING IN THE PYRENEES, ANDORRA AND CATALONIAN CITIES
Barcelona, the capital of the Mediterranean, the pearl of the Mediterranean, Barcelona, Gaudi's dream, Girona renowned for its beauty, Dali's unusualness and Figueres, beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean, delicious food, a country at the peak of the Pyrenees, Andorra and of course the amazing Pyrenean villages ... Our program, which deals with Barcelona and its surroundings from a different perspective, is perfect for those who are bored with the same tours.
30 minutes drive, 6 hours easy city walk.
After meeting at Barcelona Airport, we move to Barcelona city center and our city tour begins. When you say Barcelona, of course, everyone comes to mind first. Buildings such as Park Güell, one of Gaudi's important works, Casa Vicens Gaudi, the residence of Antoni Gaudi, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo, and Casa Mila are the most important points of our tour. While touring the important places of the city such as the Gothic Quarter, La Barceloneta Harbor Quarter, Barcelona Beach, El Born Quarter by walking, we learn the historical, cultural and artistic elements to the city. Dinner and free time after settling in our hotel in the city center at the end of the tour.
Girona, Figueres, Collioure, Perpignan
After breakfast early in the morning, our tour of Girona, Figueres, Perpignan, Pyrenees starts. Our first stop has hosted many important historical and cultural events throughout its deep-rooted history. El Call Quarter is known as Europe's best-preserved Jewish quarter. As we walk through the narrow, cozy and historical streets of the city, we have a nice journey from the early ages to today. Our next stop is Figueres, the birthplace of Salvador Dali. The Dali Theater Museum, built by itself, is the largest surreal structure in the world. After our 2-hour museum visit, we pass to France along the Mediterranean coastline and see the town of Collioure. After taking a break here and enjoying the view and the Mediterranean, we proceed to another French city, Perpignan. The city, which Dali calls "Cosmic Center of the Universe", is famous for its beautiful beaches and Pyrenees views. After settling into our hotel in the evening, we visit a beautiful beach and have our dinner by the sea and free time.
3 hours drive, 220 km. 5 hours easy city walk and museum visit.
Pyrenees Hike, Andorra
4 hours drive, 180 km. 4 hours medium difficulty hike.
After breakfast, we proceed to the Pyrenees of Catalonia. On our way, we see the town of Mont-Louis and its defensive walls, which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. During the walk along the Eyne Valley, known as the Flower Valley, we get the chance to see some of the 500 kinds of flowers that have been recorded so far. There are many endemic species in the valley, which has been frequented by French botanists since the 17th century. After about 12 kilometers of walking, we return to our vehicle and continue on our way to Andorra. We travel through the amazing landscapes along the Pyrenees and reach Andorra la Vella, the highest capital of Europe. Andorra, one of the smallest countries in the world, is famous for its location, nature and interesting management structure. It also welcomes 10 million tourists a year because it offers tax-free shopping. After arrival, we settle in our hotel after a short tour and consider the rest of the day free.
Montserrat, Barcelona and Return
3 hours drive, 220 km. 2 hours museum visit.
After breakfast, our return journey to Barcelona begins. Montserrat Monastery on the way is one of the most important pilgrimage centers of the Catalans. With its fascinating view and structure, it is one of the indispensable points of Barcelona travels. After a 2 hour trip here, we move to Barcelona Airport and complete our program.
12:00 Barcelona Airport
17:00 Barcelona Airport
3 nights accommodation, 3 breakfast, 1 dinner, all specified tours, transfers between all destinations, activities, museum entrances
Barcelona: Capri by Fraser or similar
Perpignan: Ibis Perpignan Centre or similar
Andorra: Abba Xalet Suites or similar