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Montserrat: The Holy Mountain
Montserrat is home to the world famous Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria De Montserrat, which began as a small hermitage in 888AD before expanding to its current size. This unforgettable holy site has seen its fair share of color and drama over the years, from miracles and wonders attributed to the Virgin Mary, to destruction and death brought about during the area’s many historical battles. Some even say that the famed Holy Grail of Arthurian legend lies buried somewhere on the site. The abbey is also home to ‘Our Lady of Montserrat’, which remains highly venerated by Christians to this day.

Wine Cellars in the Penedes
Venture beyond Barcelona and discover the bountiful cellars of the world famous Cava houses. Here you will find highly knowledgeable local winemakers and sommeliers who will guide you through production of this famous sparkling white wine, and encourage you to sample some of the finest examples of their craft.

Tarraco: Roman Heritage Site
A bastion of the Roman Empire on the Iberian Peninsula, Tarraco was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. Lose yourself in the ancient ruins of this celebrated historical site, and discover ancient treasures including the great ‘Devil’s Bridge’ aqueduct and one of the finest examples of a 1st century Roman amphitheater in Europe. For those looking to delve deeper into the history of the region, the National Archeological Museum of Tarragona (MNAT) offers grand collections and exciting exhibitions.

Girona: Jewish Heritage in a Medieval City
Known as the ‘Florence of Catalonia’ on account of it magnificent architecture and artistic heritage, Girona is a historical treasure trove bursting with character. Once an important Jewish center, this unique town is full of unforgettable sights, sounds and memories making it a ‘must-see’ for lovers of history, architecture and old world charm.

Sitges: The White Village by the Sea
Once the home of Bohemian artists in the early 1900s, Sitges is a magnificent white town overlooking a blue sea. Now an important tourist resort not far from Barcelona, Sitges is sure to fascinate and delight anyone inclined to take a walk through its timeless medieval quarter, with its impressive views over the Mediterranean and narrow, winding streets.

The World of Dali
The brilliant surrealist artist Salvador Dali created his own artistic world on the Costa Brava, the sheer, stunning coastline of north-eastern Catalonia. Not to be missed is the Dali inspired theatre-museum in Figueres, which is crammed from floor to ceiling with surrealist imaginings and artwork – even the roof is covered with giant eggs! To complete your tour it is well worth visiting the artist’s home In Port Lligat or his castle in Púbol.
(This tour runs from April to October. Maximum 20 people).

Girona & Dali
The best of both worlds, this tour combines our ‘World of Dali’ tour with our ‘Girona’ tour. A visit to wonderfully colorful Girona is topped off with a trip inside the equally colorful mind of Salvador Dali with a visit to the surrealist theatre-museum in Figueres. Combine two artistic greats into one for an intriguing and creative adventure in North-Eastern Catalonia.