Catalonia Signature Drive

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Experience everything we love about Catalonia...

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... In one of Europe's great road journeys

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Travel from Gaudí's Barcelona...

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To the Cava winelands...

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...And into the heart of the Pyrenees mountains

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Cross Catalonia via the volcanic heartlands...

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Driving from stone villages to the Mediterranean...

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To earn your lunch with coastal hikes...

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...Then finish with Girona's pretty hanging houses

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With the Pyrenees mountains to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the east and a hinterland of volcanic peaks, hushed beech forests, sunny vineyards and Catalan villages, could you imagine a better place to pick up a car and go explore?

  • Gaudí's Barcelona
  • Cava wineries
  • Pyrenees hikes
  • Village life
  • Unspoilt coast
  • Indulgent food
  • Special places to stay
  • Easy & scenic drives
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

13 nights in first-class hotels

All breakfasts

1 x lunch

Special tasting menu dinner

Hire vehicle

Guided activities as described

Private transfers in Barcelona

Guided Activities

Private eBike tour (can be walking tour)

Shared Gaudí house night visit

Montserrat visit with choir singing

2 x Shared Cava winery visits

Private Cadaqués walking tour

Private winery visit

Entrances to Dalí house

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Travel Guide app with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Please note: International travel not included.


Day 1

Arrive in Barcelona and explore on foot

We'll be waiting as you land this morning (train travel via Paris available) and transfer to your boutique hotel on the leafy Montjuic hill. Set out exploring Montjuic with our self-guided route with beautiful gardens, a hidden Greek theatre and a café overlooking the 1992 Olympic diving pool, the city's landmarks spread out below. If you love art, this is also a hotspot for that.

Day 2

Discover hidden corners of the old town

Day 3

Cycle by day, experience Gaudí at night

Day 4

Travel to the Cava region via a UNESCO wonder

Day 5

Visit family wineries on a memorable Cava day

Day 6

Drive north towards the Pyrenees

Day 7

Follow a self-guided trail in Aigüestortes

Day 8

Travel to the forests of Garrotxa Natural Park

Day 9

Walk in Garrotxa's volcanic landscapes

Day 10

Drive to the Mediterranean for a guided tour

Memorable moments to look forward to...

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In a boutique Barcelona hotel

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Delve into...

Bountiful food markets

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Eat & drink...

Like the locals do

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Barcelona's hidden gems

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A Gaudí wonder at night

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Tuck into...

Tapas with a view

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At Modernist masterpieces

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In Barcelona's local barrios

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Take the train...

To a monastery in the mountains

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Be moved by...

Montserrat's choir song

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In a stunning winery hotels

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Say yes...

To another glass of bubbly

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In sunny, scenic vineyards

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Typical Catalan villages

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In an indulgent hotel spa

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In the heart of the Pyrenees

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UNESCO heritage churches

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Our welcoming local hosts

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Seasonal Catalan produce

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In ancient volcanic scenery

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In pretty fishing towns

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Landscapes which inspired Dalí

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Make friends...

With the people of Catalonia

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Along Girona's hanging houses

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Fall in love...

With beautiful Catalonia

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