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Private Guided Tour of Costa Brava from Barcelona

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    Experience a simple charms of the Costa Brava, one of Spain’s most picturesque regions, during this full-day, customizable excursion with a private guide. This captivating area’s amazing mix of stunning coastal landscapes, charming small towns and rich history make it a must-see for any visitor.

    Start your day with a morning hotel pickup in Barcelona, continuing by private vehicle on the hour-long drive to the striking seaside village of Calella de Palafrugell. Wander past the white-washed houses and intriguing boutiques and cafe of this beautiful hamlet, stopping periodically to enjoy the views of the fishing boats bobbing in the village harbor. As you stroll your guide will fill you in on the town’s unique relationship with Cuba.

    When you’re ready to leave town, get a dose of nature and Costa Brava’s striking scenery by taking a walk along the Camino de Ronda, a walking path that heads toward the village of Llafranc, tracing a beautiful trail high above the cliffs of the Mediterranean. After a short stop in Llafranc, you’ll head to Sant Sebastià, stopping by the town’s scenic El Far Lighthouse, a seaside hotel and tourist attraction offering stunning views. Before leaving, check out the town’s ancient Iberian settlement, which dates from the 5th century BC, and the 15th-century Torre de Sant Sebastià, which one guarded the city from marauding pirates.

    Continue your Costa Brava adventure in the afternoon by visiting Begur, a city known for its medieval castle and defense towers, and Pais, a fortified village first established in the 10th century. Cap off your trip to this beautiful region by toasting your trip with some wine and sausages at one of the family-run wineries found on the route back to Barcelona.
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    Reviewed December 15, 2018

    If you're not into touristy type tours with strict schedules but would like to learn about the places you are going then I would recommend BCN Hidden Tours. Gerard is super easy going and very open so it was more like a Spanish friend showing...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Claire C
    Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

    We had a fantastic day with our host seeing the wonderful sights of Costa brava. We learnt a lot about the history that we would otherwise never have known. We stopped for a beautiful lunch. It was a very personalised experience and felt more like...More

    1  Thank jewilson45
    Reviewed May 23, 2018

    A very lovely day with friends around the Costa Brava, including a visit to the Sant Sebastian lighthouse. Especially enjoyed the beautiful town of Pals. The booking process was very straightforward. Gerard was the perfect knowledgeable, efficient and charming guide. All in all, a very...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    1  Thank mr_keithy
    Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

    We expected more hiking. It was only 15 minutes of an easy walk. Why the restrictions on pregnancy etc.? Lunch was not provided and not offered as a stop until we were starving and requested a break. We drove through rice fields for 45 minutes...More

    1  Thank 103GinaG
    Xerard82, Director General at BCN Hidden Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

    Dear Gina, first of all, we are so sorry that we did not fill your expectations and you "wasted your day". Referring for the only 15 minutes easy walk and the restrictions of pregnancy is just only for the safety of our customers, as by...More

    Reviewed March 28, 2018

    We spent a Sunday with Gerard driving up the Costa Brava. We walked through three small coastal villages and then had a lovely lunch at a restaurant at the top of the hills. The weather was perfect in the morning which added to the pleasure....More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank Peggy R
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    luvfamtrips
    June 19, 2019|
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    We will be in Barcelona Jul5-10, and wish to do the day trip on July 8th although we are flexible.
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    Margarita M
    September 4, 2018|
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    Response from Xerard82 | Property representative |
    The tours are offered also in French. We adapt the itinerary for reduced mobility without any problem.
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    AngelaB6812
    April 7, 2018|
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    Response from Xerard82 | Property representative |
    The tours can start in the Costa Brava and end in Barcelona without any problem. All at your own pace.
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