Catalonia Signature Drive

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Enjoy our greatest Catalonia road trip...

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...With more time to explore, relax, eat & drink

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Travel from Gaudí's Barcelona...

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To the Cava and Priorat 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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Travel down the coast to quiet Costa Brava coves...

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...And 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 & Priorat wine
  • Pyrenees hikes
  • Village life
  • Unspoilt coast
  • Indulgent food
  • Special places to stay
  • Easy & scenic drives
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

20 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 Priorat winery visit

Private Cadaqués walking tour

Private winery visit

Entrances to Dalí house

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We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

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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

Visit the Roman city of Tarragona

Day 7

Travel into the Priorat wine region

Day 8

Enjoy an indulgent day of great wine & food

Day 9

Explore the Ebro Delta

Day 10

Drive north towards the Pyrenees

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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Seek out...

A hidden Roman aqueduct

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Gaze out...

At an oceanside amphitheatre

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Feel tiny...

Next to a 'Castellar' tower

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Get close to...

Vast flocks of flamingos

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Typical rural lifestyles

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In 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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Step back in time...

At a Greco-Roman city

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In the Mediterranean sea

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Along Girona's hanging houses

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Fall in love...

With beautiful Catalonia

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