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Itinerary
Board an air-conditioned vehicle in central Barcelona, and travel through the picturesque Catalan countryside to Girona.

Learn about the city’s long past from your guide, and on arrival, enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town. See the 11th-century Cathedral and Roman-era walls, and get free time to stroll independently.

Continue to Pals, a cobbled town coiled beneath the remains of a castle and, after an introductory tour, enjoy free time to explore. Then, pass Begur’s medieval castle on route to the Costa Brava seaside village of Calella de Palafrugell, famous for its rugged coves.

Get free time for lunch (own expense) or to relax, perhaps choosing to swim from a cove or stroll around the clifftop Cap Roig botanical gardens (own expense).

After reconvening at a pre-arranged time, your tour finishes at the original starting point in Barcelona.
Locations visited
Girona Cathedral (Catedral)
Passeig de la Muralla
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Overview
Checking off the medieval city of Girona and villages of Costa Brava in a day from Barcelona is a big ask if you're doing it independently. This tour lets you scratch both off your list with no transportation worries—whisking you to Girona and two other historical towns you might otherwise easily miss. Plus, there’s a guide to bring the sights to life and an opportunity to swim at a Costa Brava cove.
Highlights
  • Escape Barcelona's bustle with a day trip to Girona and the Costa Brava
  • Visit three towns and villages—hard to do if exploring independently
  • Tour Girona and Pals with a guide to learn about their history
  • Free time at each stop, including the chance to eat and swim at Palafrugells
  • No transportation hassles—all travel by air-conditioned minivan or coach
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Day trip from Barcelona

Booked a day trip that took us to Girona, Pals and Calella de Palafrgell that was worth every dime. Girona was fun with all the Game of Throne references and it’s beautiful narrow cobblestone lanes and houses in the old quarter. Pals, a small medieval...More

3  Thank alitirmizi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A must add on your Barcelona visit!

I did this one day trip in July 2018 and it was so worth it! Our tour guide Miguel was so funny and informative, I really recommend you book the trip with him. He explained everything from the minute we enter the bus, about timetables,...More

Thank Eleni D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Experience

Make sure you set some time aside to attend this tour. Ana was our guide and she was amazing. Very well informed and gave us great recommendations throughout our free time. All the towns we visited were filled with historic value and Costa Brava was...More

3  Thank santos1665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fun day out of the city

Loved this because we were booked to stay in Barcelona for 6-7 days and it was a nice way to explore and get out of the city. I wish we had a little more time at Costa brava and the beach but overall great experience....More

1  Thank lytlekl
Reviewed 15 July 2018
Small group, knowledgeable tour guide, excellent trip

Took the tour in June 2018. Our tour group had about 20-odd people. (In case the route has changed, ours included Girona, Pals, Calella de Palafrugell) The tour was well handled with a short walk from the meeting point to Plaça Catalunya. The bus (a...More

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We had 8 on our small tour group just make sure you book the small group tour and mikquel was a great guide
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