Girona and Costa Brava Small Group Tour from Barcelona

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Girona and Costa Brava Small Group Tour from Barcelona
from AUD $155.14
On this day trip from Barcelona, you will visit the city of Girona in the north east of Catalonia before continuing to the Coastal region of Costa Brava. On this small group tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
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In Brief

Barcelona, Spain
10 hours 30 minutes
Monday, Thursday, Saturday
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palace of Catalan Music, Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona Spain

8.15am - You will start your day at our main office, which is right next to the famous Palau de la Musica. You will meet your guide, have time to use the restrooms, and perhaps even grab a quick coffee before the tour begin. Your guide will explain all about the day ahead and what to expect as you wait for you tour to leave.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Eixample, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalonia

8.30am - You will leave Barcelona though the Example district of town. As you head out of the city, your guide will give you a brief history of Barcelona, before letting you sit back and relax on the 90 minute drive to Pals.

Stop At: Pals, Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, Catalonia

10.15 - The pristine medieval village of Pals, is one of the best preserved medieval villages in the region.
Its picturesque cobbled streets are home to a number of interesting shops, selling everything from ceramics and local handicrafts to tradicional food and souvenirs.
Your guide will give you a short tour, taking in the medieval defensive tours, the old church and the original villages walls.
From Pals, we head to the fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Calella de Palafrugell, Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, Catalonia

11.45am - Follow your guide as they introduce you to the stunning Costa Brava and to one of the most beautiful villages on this stretch of coast.
You will have time to explore some of the coastal footpaths, take a dip in the water in a secluded cove, and try some local seafood in a traditional restaurant.
This delightful escape has whitewashed houses that reach right down to the sea-front and a number of tradicional restaurants, perfect for a leisurely lunch.
We have carefully timed this tour so you can eat in the restaurants before the locals arrive for their late lunches.
From Calella, we head to the medieval Roman city of Girona.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Girona, Girona, Province of Girona, Catalonia

3.30pm - Our last stop is the colorful medieval Roman city of Girona.
Girona is a well-established city that has survived many sieges in the course of its long history, since its founding in around 76BC.
Your guide will take you around the old part of the city, giving you information about the most important historical sites such as the Cathedral, founded in 1038 on the site of a former Mosque, the spectacular Roman walls, along which you can walk, and various sites of historial interest as the Jewish Call and the Arab Bath house.
If you prefer, the narrow streets of the old town are very pleasant just to wander around, indulge in a spot of window-shopping, or find a secluded café and sit back to watch people pass by.
Your guide will give you recommendations of what to do in your free time so you make the most of it. We also have custom made maps, if you prefer to set off on your own and follow our recommended walking itinerary.
From Girona, we will head back to Barcelona arriving around 7:00pm.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Placa de Catalunya, 08206 Barcelona Spain

7.30 - We end the day in Plaça Catalunya. From here, you can easily take the metro or a taxi back to your hotel. Otherwise, your guide will be more than happy to make some recommendations of where to have dinner.


  • Local guide
  • Small group tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrance fees to the Botanic Gardens at Cap Roig

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Departure Point

Explore Catalunya, C/ Palau de la Música, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Returns To

Palau de la Música Catalana, C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There will be time off the bus at your leisure, so please bring suitable clothing, footwear, and sun protection.
  • You will also have an opportunity to go swimming at Calella de Palafrugell, so if you want, bring your swimming costume and a beach towel.
  • This tour is in English only.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Loved, loved this tour! Our tour guide was awesome and was always available for any questions... very kind and charming
• Submitted 29 Jan 2020
Our tour started with a quirky yet fun tour guide named Pablo. My family and 2 other girls went on a day we will never forget! We laughed, sang, ate, drank, listened and strolled through a town, an ocean walk and to a castle. Pablo also took a pic that turned out to be our most memorable Christmas pic ever! Lunch was Oceanside and the view incredible! Tour was 💯%!
• Submitted 27 Jan 2020
This was a long day from 0830 till 1645 but was well worth the experience. Being only 8 in the van was a good number of people and our guide was the driver. He was very good in his talks and conducted a good timetable.The places we visited of old towns and their history was very informative and the beach resort we visited for lunch was excellent. The price for the tour was well worth the money
• Submitted 16 Oct 2019
Great trip to explore Girona and Costa Brava. I was glad she took some time to orient us around Girona. Costa Brava was beautiful- I just wish more was open during our visit. I also really loved Pals. It was a gorgeous and quaint, Marta was a great guide!
• Submitted 11 Oct 2019
This tour has been a highlight of our trip to Barcelona. All sights visited were BEAUTIFUL! Our guide Ana was lovely and very informative and we had enough time to enjoy everything and swim! ❤️
• Submitted 10 Oct 2019
Really enjoyed exploring Girona, walking along the wall of the medieval town, and enjoying the sites. And seeing the Cathedral steps where GOT action took place! Callella de Playafrugell was a charming seacoast town, and had the most beautiful walking/hiking trail along the coast- wold definitely recommend it.
• Submitted 03 Oct 2019
Wonderful day. The history, beauty and the BEACH ! Anna was a wonderful guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend the trip.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019
Our guide Xavier was amazing with so much knowledge and very relaxed but a well organised tour. Loved the quaint town of Pal and our coastal swim stop was refreshing. Girona also was beautiful with the best ice cream. Would highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
Excellent tour! I loved every town we visited, especially the beach stop! Also, the guide (Cam) was fantastic! Thank you!!
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
This day tour was excellent. The meeting location was easily accessible by foot from my hotel. The coach was small and comfortable. The drive out to the sea towns took us through beautiful rural areas and we were able to learn so much history of Spain. Our guide was a native of the area and has lived in a number of interesting places so the stories flew freely. We stopped at several smaller villages but focused on Girona. It is a perfect medieval walled town and not as busy and touristy as some others although TV fans are becoming for ubiquitous. An excellent tour for the price!
• Submitted 08 Aug 2019
This was absolutely beautiful, the little town of Girona and the beach of Costa Brava was breathtaking. it honestly reminds you of something along the lines of the Almafi Coast or coast of Greece.My father and I went up the entire coast dipping into each beach's ocean and then when at the top swam all the way back. it was breathtaking. Literally out of fairy tale. Our tour guide was also amazing, let us have our own time to enjoy each place while being super informative and helpful when needed. Overall i would recommend this tour to anyone going to Barcelona!!!!
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
Had a wonderful day at Costa brava and girona The guides were answering all our questions and offered great advice on where to go Highly recommend it Ask for these 2 guides
• Submitted 24 Jul 2019
We have been to Barcelona three times, so we took this tour to see a new area. We LOVED Costa Brava, and we will go there instead of Barcelona next time. The tour company was also excellent.
• Submitted 19 Jul 2019
This is a good trip to see a lot of the country. Our driver was incredible, Louie he went beyond to keep us safe and on time. Would recommend this trip as it is well organized and informative.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Highly recommend this tour if you want to get out of Barcelona city. We had Cam as our tour guide and he was great! Was about 20 people all up on tour and he interacted well with us all and was very informative. First stop was a village called Pals then we went to Costa Brava for lunch and a swim with 2 hours free time, such a gorgeous little beachside town. The tour ended at Girona. The tour starts at 8.30am and you get back around 7pm so it’s a big day with about 1.5 hours travel each way but it is well worth it. All stops were beautiful and I’m so glad we did it!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Tour was amazing! Xavier, our tour guide was informative and funny. We visited Pals, Costa Brava, and Girona; each was very different and all worth this one day trip. So much to see and enough time to enjoy each place.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Lorea was an awesome guide. We loved her way of keeping the people in the trip engaged when required and rest give some nap time as well. We loved all the 3 places and the history behind it, and the way Lorea explained is still there in mind due to the narrative manner she explains. Micky was a great pilot of our trip! Thank you both for making our trip during honeymoon a memorable one!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Great experience and the tour guide Gloria was phenomenal! She was very knowledgeable and sweet. Girona is a beautiful city, we are happy that we have Gloria to help us!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
I would say an excellent and memorable trip. Our guide Rodrego (wants to be called Rod), ensured we are engaged always and took good care of us. Especially Costa Brava is never miss in summer times.It has stunning views and nice beaches. Covering 3 places in one day in a summer day would be little tiring, but worth it!!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Laura was an amazing tour guide. She had a very pleasant personality was extremely knowledgeable. Laura took us to three different locations. Peratallada is a medieval gem made up of beautiful stone structures and cobblestone streets. In Costa Bravo you feel like you’re on a beautiful Greek isle with white stucco buildings and turquoise waters. At Laura’s recommendation, we ate lunch at La Vella, a great restaurant on the waterfront. The food and service were excellent. The last stop was Girona, one of the ancient cities of Catalonia. Again, the architecture was amazing. Along the river, it felt a little like Bruges or Venice. Overall, a fantastic tour with an absolutely wonderful and delightful guide. Thank you Laura!
• Submitted 13 May 2019
We arrived at the meeting site and we were introduced to our tour guide Anna. We left on time and after boarding a small bus (small group of 17), we were on our way to Girona. Anna gave us great insight into some of the city's history and culture, then we relaxed while enjoying the views on our ride. We arrived in beautiful Girona early and began the first part of our tour in the Medieval part of the city. We had enough time on our own to tour the Cathedral, take photos, get pastries and gelato before leaving. It was quite cold that early too. We then headed to Pals for a brief walking tour and finally, to Calella on Costa Brava. Calella is where we had lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean. After delicious food, we had quite a bit of time to wander around, exploring the small, gorgeous town in warm weather. We met up and left, arriving into Barcelona about 6:30pm. I cannot express how fabulous Anna was as our tour guide. She was knowledgeable, interactive, and genuinely loves her job. We highly recommend this tour yo others!
• Submitted 01 Jan 2019
Beautiful destinations, charming and lovely. Definitely worth every cent. Our guide, Camilo, was the best I have ever been with. You learn, enjoy, have some wonderful time in beautiful places. What else?
• Submitted 25 Oct 2018
Great tour. Girona is absolutely amazing. Relaxing at Costa Brava after lots of walking was wonderful! Beautiful views and great seafood paella!
• Submitted 24 Oct 2018
Miguel was a great guide, informative and friendly. Trip was great, in a nice minibus with ac. First to Girona which was great, some history and then time on our own, then to Pals a small European town, then off to the beach area in Costa Brava for some lunch and great beach sites!
• Submitted 15 Oct 2018

In Brief

Barcelona, Spain
10 hours 30 minutes
Monday, Thursday, Saturday