This itinerary gives you the chance to visit three must-see visitor attractions in a day: Familia Torres Winery, Montserrat and the coastal town of Sitges.
You'll leave Barcelona en route for Montserrat
. Once you arrive, you'll be able to visit the basilica that is home to the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia, and visit the audiovisual gallery to find out how the site took shape. You'll be able to sample the typical liqueurs made by the monks at the monastery and you'll have three hours' free time to have lunch and visit the area at your own pace.
The experience continues at the famous bodega Familia Torres (Torres Winery) in the heart of the Penedès region
. Your tour commences with an audiovisual display tracing the history of the Torres family and their wineries from their inception to the present day. Afterwards, you'll tour the vineyards of the Mas La Plana estate on a train and find out more about the Penedès and the winery's facilities. You'll find out how wine is made and end your sensory journey with a guided tasting of two wines.
The tour ends in Sitges, one of the most beautiful seaside towns on the Catalan coast
. You'll visit its narrow streets and admire the whitewashed houses with your guide and explore the Indiano Trail which features the buildings associated with the Catalan families, known as indianos, who left the town in the 19th century to make their fortunes in the Americas. During your free time you'll be able to discover the beaches, food and shops in the town before setting off back to Barcelona.What does your booking include?
- Transfer in an air-conditioned bus.
- Wireless tour guide.
- Multilingual guide.
- Admission to the audiovisual gallery at Montserrat.
- Tasting of four Montserrat liqueurs.
- Admission to and tour of the bodega Familia Torres.
- Guided tasting with two glasses of wine or grape juice for the under 18s.
- Guided walking tour of Sitges.
- Depending on the chosen option: lunch at bodega Familia Torres.
: from 1st June to 31st October; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at 7.45am.Language
: English and Spanish.Lenght
: 11 hours aprox. Meeting point
: Julià Travel Office, Estació del Nord (ground floor, in front of platform 19) c/Alí Bei 80. Metro: L1, Marina or Arc de Triomf stop. Bus: B20, B25, V21, V19 and H14. Train Rodalies Renfe: station Arc de Triomf. Tram: T4, Marina stop.
- Please arrive 15 minuts before the tour commences.
- Visitors to the Montserrat Monastery are not permitted to wear braces, shorts or sandals.
Customer services provider: JULIÀ TRAVEL