- Return Channel crossing
- Coach travel throughout
- 2 nights bed & breakfast en‐route
- 7 nights half board in Calella
- Water and wine served with dinner
- Excursions to Barcelona, Pals, Pertallada, Girona & Besalu
- Optional excursion to Montserrat (*£12 per person, minimum numbers required)
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – We travel to our overnight hotel in France.
Day 2 – We travel to Calella.
Day 3 – Explore Calella in your own time today. Enjoy its lively outdoor terraces, restaurants and glorious beaches.
Day 4 – A holiday to Catalonia wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Barcelona! Prepare to be enchanted by this cosmopolitan seaside city. With a history among the oldest in Europe, visit the Park Guell, one of Gaudi’s major works for spectacular views over the city.
Day 5 – After breakfast we travel to the medieval town of Pals, for some free time. Located on the top of a hill overlooking Platja de Pals,
this charming destination is awash with cobbled streets, craft shops, traditional Spanish restaurants and bars. Later, we will take you to Peratallada. This lovely village is carved of stone from the moat, which surrounds it and is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain!
Day 6 – Enjoy some free time in Calella, perhaps explore the old part of this town.
Day 7 – We visit Girona, renowned for its medieval architecture, walled Old Quarter and the Roman remains of the Forca Vella fortress. After some free time, we travel to Besalu, this unique town is a magnificent example of a medieval town.
Day 8 – Today you can join us for an optional excursion to Montserrat*, a rocky mountain range in Catalonia. Sitting atop the mountain is Santa Maria de Montserrat, a Benedictine monastery. Inside this fascinating monastery is a statue of the Virgin of Montserrat, one of the few black Madonnas in Europe and is Catalonia’s most important religious retreat. For those of you who don’t wish to join us, you can enjoy a day at leisure! (Funicular ride is at customers own cost).
Day 9 – We bid a fond farewell to our hosts and return to our overnight hotel.
Day 10 – We continue our journey to the East Midlands.