Girona, Garrotxa & Costa Brava Signature Drive

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Enjoy our extended version of this slow and scenic self-drive...

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With more time to walk, explore and swim...

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... In quiet corners of the Costa Brava

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Travel from the medieval streets of Girona...

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To a hinterland of stone villages and volcanic cones...

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... And out to the vibrant fishing towns of the Costa Brava

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Spend days walking and exploring in beautiful places...

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Then relax in gorgeous hotels and inns...

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... With great company, delicious food and local wine

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Enjoy more time to explore and relax on this extended Girona to Cadaques drive. This trip continues down the Costa Brava to a secluded bay with more great walking and swimming on your doorstep.

  • Photogenic Girona
  • Volcanic peaks
  • Mediterranean bays
  • Slow & scenic travel
  • Beautiful walks
  • Catalan cuisine & wine
  • Welcoming hosts
  • Small hotels & inns
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

8 nights in first-class hotels

Hire vehicle

All breakfasts

2 x dinner (including special tasting menu dinner)

Guided activities as described

Guided Activities

Private Cadaqués walking tour

Private winery visit

Entrances to Dalí museum in Port Lligat

Trails and notes for self-guided walks

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 Girona

Your trips begins in Girona, a resolutely Catalan city that is ideal for strolling in its gorgeous and compact medieval centre. Soak in the views along the old city walls, sip coffee overlooking the colourful hanging houses and find somewhere special for dinner in this indulgent foodie hotspot.

Day 2

Travel to the forests of La Garrotxa

Day 3

Walk in Garrotxa's volcanic landscapes

Day 4

Drive to the Mediterranean for a guided tour

Day 5

Combine walking & wine by the coast

Day 6

Walk in Dalí's favourite landscapes

Day 7

Travel down the Costa Brava

Day 8

Relax, walk & swim by the sea

Day 9

Travel home by air or rail

Memorable moments to look forward to...

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In beautiful small hotels

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Along Girona's hanging houses

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Our welcoming local hosts

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Typical Catalan villages

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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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Eat lunch...

With your toes in the sand

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Soak in the sun...

Like a juicy Catalan olive

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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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Listen to the squawk...

Of the local parakeets

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Go for a dip...

In the warm Mediterranean sea

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