The medieval tour will begin in Barcelona, where our guide will pick you up at your hotel with a private vehicle. You will start this amazing private journey back in time. Your first destination will be Vic, then you will visit the most beautiful and magic towns of Catalonia like the charming Santa Pau or the spectacular Castellfollit de la Roca, to finally finish in the Catalan medieval jewel: Besalú.
Your next destination will be Vic, a town that offers visitors one of the most memorable medieval settings in all of Catalunya. A whole new city grew around some of Catalunya’s most important landmarks, including the Episcopal Museum, Cathedral and original Main Square (also home of a popular weekly market). [readmore] Our professional guide will point out some of the most important corners of the medieval city, including the paintings of Josep Maria Sert in the Cathedral, and the Roman temple. He will share with you the history and hidden secrets of these wonderful relics along the way. After the tour, your guide will give you tips on where to find authentic Catalan cuisine for lunch.
On your way to Besalú, your group will cross la Garrotxa , where you will observe volcanoes and other magnificent geological structures, before arriving to Santa Pau, where you will do a tour through one of the most charming towns of Historic Catalunya, where, in the company of your guide, you will have the chance to walk down along the beautiful medieval streets of this town and visit the main square. You will also stop at the foot of Castellfollit de la Roca, a spectacular medieval town that hangs from the edge of a basalt cliff. This is a great place to take some photos while enjoying the view.
Our journey back in time will end in Besalú, your final and most important stop. With its incredibly rich heritage and a wide array of monuments, Besalú offers visitors one of the best-preserved medieval settings of Catalonia. The town was even classified a Historical and Artistic National Monument in 1966. Our guide will explain the importance of the Jewish community that once resided in the city, from the 9th to the 15th century, and share with you the patrimonial inheritance that this community left behind. You will also be taken to one of the most special corners of the city, and get the chance to cross the famous picturesque Romanesque bridge of Besalú, which is a must for anyone visiting this medieval city.Read more
Make sure to give us the address of your accommodation in Barcelona
Pick-Up from hotel from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. - can be negotiated
On request the tour can be held in Spanish as well
Tour should be booked 3 days (72 hours) in advance