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El Moli Tours

C/Baix 19, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
+34938972207
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Ranked #139 of 425 activities in Barcelona
Type: Tours
Owner description: Paddy Mannion, wine writer and local curator welcomes you to the beautiful wine country of Penedes, Barcelona. The oldest, largest and most... more » Owner description: Paddy Mannion, wine writer and local curator welcomes you to the beautiful wine country of Penedes, Barcelona. The oldest, largest and most innovative wine region of Spain "If there are two roads, you will be on the less traveled if you come to Penedes and taste the way of life of this ancient wine country, you will fall in love and always return" Contact Paddy and El Moli Tours for exclusive luxury Gran Reserva Private tours and small group Wine Food Cava & Culture Tours and Bike tours « less
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A group of 12 of us had a wonderful day out with Paddy on this vineyard bike tour. Some of us were inexperienced cyclists but Paddy gave us confidence an was and excellent guide and very knowledgeable. he accompanied us in a van in case we would not make it back. The wine tasting was great fun and followed by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I booked the full-day cycling tour with wineries visits a few month in advance so Paddy had plenty of time to prepare. So he did. The biking part guided by Miguel (local guy) was as good as I expected. At the first winery we spent 1.5 hours or so and it was quite lovely. And then Paddy joined us for... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This was my first trip to Barcelona and the highlight of the entire trip was the bike tour my friends and I had with Paddy and Roger in Villa Franca!!!! A one hour train ride outside of Barcelona, we met Paddy and Roger at a little cafe just outside the train station and had a perfect espresso before starting our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I can not say enough good things about this very special tour company!!!! My friends and I had the most incredible day of our lives biking through the scenic Penedes area with Roger as our bike Leader and Paddy with a luxury Mercedes van support backup should anyone tire out. I'm a geezer who hasn't been on a bike in... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We decided to do a wine tour of Penedès on rather short notice after some unseasonably bad weather finally broke and the sun came out. I called El Moli Tours in the evening and spoke to Paddy, expecting not to be able to do a tour until later in the week. But instead, he was able to accommodate us the... More

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Sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were just hiring bikes for the day for the wine tour without a guide, and perhaps this is why we received such a lack lustre greeting. After firstly arguing with us over the wrong meeting time we were emailed, he then gave us little direction of where to cycle, stating it was our responsibility to research the maps online... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Wonderful day trip away from the city. The biking and cava tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Spain. Guided by the very entertaining, fun, and interesting Paddy, we were delighted with a very well composed mix of wine, cava, biking, food, and culture that he organizes at just the right pace. The scenery is gorgeous, the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

My friends and I took a tour with Paddy and he was excellent! We went to some wineries, which had excellent wine, and out for lunch in the countryside, and the whole day was excellent. One of the members of our group was a *little* demanding - but he responded to the situation very professionally. I would highly recommend this... More

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Drobak, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We hired a couple of bikes from Paddy and headed off in the beautiful landscape. Paddy was very helpful, knowledgeable and funny. We had 2 amazing cava tastings and one tasty lunch together with Paddy. So much fun. Kind Regards M&T

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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this review

Hi again, hey, thanks a million for your review. I enjoy making Penedes wine country near Barcelona more accessible to all visitors, some like to DIY and others prefer a guide. It's great to hear you enjoyed yourself enough to write a review. many thanks and come back to Barcelona again soon, Cheers and all the best, Paddy Mannion, El... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We hired a couple of bikes from Paddy for the self-guided tour. Paddy was very helpful and drove us up to his premises in Torelles de Foix which also showed us our cycling route. Although we were just hiring the bikes, Paddy was really informative, giving us loads of local tips from where to eat (we had a great lunch... More

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