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“Excellent local experience from an American tourguide”

Spanish Trails by Alba Programas
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Owner description: Spanish Trails was born in 2001 as one of the first small group (max. 8 pers.) day tour companies and incoming travel agencies to experience the best of what Barcelona and all of Catalunya, Spain have to offer. Our year-round, regularly scheduled day tours are all-inclusive fully guided all day experiences, though guests are more than welcome to explore on their own. We cover the corners of Catalunya including the Costa Brava, Pyrenees, Girona, Montserrat and Penedes and Priorat wine regions, as well as half and full day Barcelona city tours and food & wine tours. We also specialize in customized family tours, private touring and small group events. We use comfortable touring vans and our staff are fun, experienced local guides with a deep love and knowledge of the regional history and culture. We have proudly served over 17,000 clients over the last 16 years. See you soon! The Spanish Trails team.
Reviewed November 4, 2012

My wife and I visited Barcelona on our honeymoon and we were interested in getting a more personal, local experience rather than just the big tourist attractions. The tour we received from Danny with Spanish Trails was top-notch, and could not have been better! We thought it was unique that we had a tour guide whom was extremely knowledgable about the cultural and architectural nuances of Barcelona but was actually born and raised in the U.S. It made it very easy to communicate with our tour guide and for him to explain the cultural differences between America and Spain. Not only did we get a "behind the scenes" tour of Barcelona but we were able to eat some of the local tapas and taste some amazing wines. When the tour was completed, he also recommended a few places where we could eat dinner later that night. It was an absolutely memorable experience and my wife and I would recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank Dennisrheinz
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

Danny was a great guide with a genuine love and knowledge for food and wine (which we had no shortage of) that made this little tour very authentic. His many anecdotes and explanations of the history of the various neighborhoods that we visited got us up to speed quickly in terms of where we were and what we were seeing. He also went out of his way to provide us with recommendations for the remainder of our stay.........much appreciated! Highly recommended!!

Thank chefreubs
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

On our recent stay in Barcelona we had the pleasure of a day trip to Montserrat with Dan of Spanish Trails. What a great guide and a superb day out. Dan was a great entertainer and very knowledgeable which added so much to the tour. Montserrat was amazing and to hear the choir was a real treat. The lunch at a local restaurant was memorable and the tomato bruschetta will be a regular on our table along with a great aoli recipe, so simple to make. The cava vineyard was fascinating as the very friendly host was able to show us the cava making process along with generous tastings. We would give Spanish Trails the highest recommendation if you are visiting the area.

Thank gsrodda
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

We went on the Dali/Girona day tour with Andrew. It was one of the highlights of our 4 week travel in Spain. His anecdotes of Dali on the way to Figueres were entertaining and informative. In Girona I requested we see the beautiful Tapestry of Creation housed in the cathedral museum and he made sure we had lots of time to see it. His tour around Girona which included a delicious lunch was wonderful. He was eager to answer our questions. His knowledge, enthusiam and engaging personality made this day very special. He was the best guide we had during our trip in Spain. Highly recommended.

Thank Doug221252
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

Our fantastic guide was Victor, a passionate and well informed guy on so many subjects. He was great fun and led us on a terrific day in the hills. Beautiful countryside... a highlight being an alfresco lunch at a 10th (I believe) century church built on top of a previous Visigoth site....now an occasional venue for other things...no longer a church. Spectacular view as we dined....prepared by a Catalan/Italian couple who live in the church building. Our fellow travelers were a good group, easy to laugh, a very special day. Thank you, Victor...you were a very intelligent and fun leader of this group, plus we all learned a lot !! (We just got back to the States late last night, so this little review is not well written, but do yourself a favor and take this day trip.)

Thank grandsam23
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