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Around Catalonia: Drive & Explore Holiday

Pyrenees peaks and Costa Brava coves; Garrotxa villages and Barcelona tapas bars, this journey entwines it all with trademark Catalan hospitality and history.

The places and people, flavours and stories that have always enchanted us, shared with you to enjoy on your terms. This is a self-drive holiday through Catalonia with the full weight of our local support and guidance, with many a walk to be walked, many a view to be savoured, many a long lunch to be lingered over.

Enjoy reading this taster itinerary. Please Request Full Details if you'd like to know more, or to discuss how we can tailor this holiday for you.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 - Land in Barcelona

Land in Barcelona today and make your way to your comfortable hotel, ideally located in the heart of the city so you can start exploring on foot right away.
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Day 2 - Explore the city with your guide

Spend the morning with your private guide on a flexible walking route through the city, uncovering hidden corners alongside some more famous spots and finishing with a tapas lunch.
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Day 3 - Settle at the foothills of the Pyrenees

Drive north towards the Pyrenees foothills, maybe stopping en route to explore the castle of Cardona before settling in your welcoming small hotel and start exploring on foot.
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Day 4 - High into the Aigüestortes National Park.

Explore the high Pyrenees to walk between the lakes, black pines and granite peaks of Aigüestortes National Park. Different hikes available and superb Romanesque churches to visit.
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Day 5 - Traverse east along the Pyrenees

Head East towards the forested volcanic region of La Garrotxa, with optional routes to break the journey with a walk in the Cadí Moixeró Natural Park.
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Day 6 - Walk through forested volcanoes

If you're up for a full day's walking today, our 16km circular route is a comprehensive tour of the beech forests, volcanic landscapes and Medieval villages of La Garrotxa natural park.
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Day 7 - Arrive to the Mediterranean

Head to the Mediterranean and the lively fishing town of Cadaqués, stopping at the theatrical Dali Museum in Figueres. On arrival you have a guided walking tour of Cadaqués.

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