Package includes FREE local wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, water, tea and coffee between 10.00 and 23.00
Discover some of Barcelona’s very best attractions and landmarks during our exciting sightseeing tour, so you can see more of this incredible city. Drive through the city and learn more about the Catalonian capital’s interesting history while admiring its beautiful sights. From Gaudi’s famous architecture to the city’s bustling shopping districts and historical attractions, we’ll get to explore further with our sightseeing tour.
Truly one of the great tourist cities in the world, Barcelona has a huge number of attractions and could keep anyone entertained for a week let alone a day. You will have free time to enjoy in this magnificent city and to try and take in as many highlights as possible. Walk the streets of the Barri Gotic, the old town and shop on Las Ramblas, enjoy Antoni Gaudi's fantastic modernist artwork at the Parc Guell and the as yet unfinished but already iconic Sagrada Familia. Alternatively take a more leisurely approach and ride the harbour cable car for fantastic views across the city and the Mediterranean sea.
Cambrils, which is located just a short drive from Salou, is home to two excellent markets - its general market, selling food and other wares, and its antiques market, where shoppers can purchase all manner of interesting items. Situated in the Old Town, both of these markets are absolutely excellent, and we’ll get to tour them during this exciting excursion.
Reus is known for its wonderful selection of wines, as well as for being the birth-place of Antoni Gaudi, whose architectural masterpieces transformed the city of Barcelona. In Reus, admire the modernist architecture, visit the Gaudi Centre, and explore the town’s picturesque market square.
The cosmopolitan town of Sitges can be found just a short drive from Barcelona, and is famous for its excellent beaches. We’ll enjoy a short trip to this wonderful resort, where we’ll be able to explore its sandy beaches, or discover its bustling town centre. Sample some of the Sitges’ local cuisine at one of its restaurants, or enjoy some shopping at its many shops and boutiques.
We’ll make our way to Tarragona today, where we’ll find a number of historical sites, including churches from several different periods and a well preserved Roman colosseum. The town itself has the usual Spanish assortment of plazas, dotted with cafes and tapas bars.
After our time here, we’ll continue to the famous Magic Fountain of Montjuic in Barcelona. his fantastic fountain can be found in the Montjuic neighbourhood and is located below the elegant steps up to the Palau Nacional on Montjuic hill. In the evenings, this fountain is transformed into a magnificent light and water show, with music to accompany this spectacular performance.
Full renovated during Winter 2017, the hotel is located in front of El Raco beach.
Day 1: Depart UK
In the morning of day one, we’ll make the journey from the UK to Salou, which will see us travelling via Calais. From there, we’ll travel through the night on our overnight express coach to arrive at the Hotel Golden Donaire in Salou.
Day 2: Arrive in Salou
We arrive in Salou late morning and have time to settle into our hotel for our first night in-resort. (Dinner)
Days 3 to 14: Salou
We'll spend another twelve days in wonderful Salou, enjoying two included excursions during our time there and making the most of our days relaxing in the sunshine. We enjoy a full day trip to the fantastic city of Barcelona with an abundance of things to see and do, including seeing the Sagrada Familia and shopping on Las Ramblas. It will also be possible to enjoy a great guided tour of the city while we are there on an added optional tour.
We’ll also take a half day excursion to the market at Cambrils to experience traditionally Spanish stalls and enjoy fresh food.
You can also choose to enjoy one of our fantastic optional excursions, including half day trips to Reus, known for its wines and being the birthplace of Antonio Gaudi and to Sitges, which is famous for its beautiful beaches.
Or choose to join an excursion to Tarragona which has a number of sites including churches from various periods and a preserved Roman colosseum, this tour ends with a trip to see the fountains of Montjuic in Barcelona by night.
Spend the rest of your holiday enjoying optional extra excursions, or enjoying local attractions such as Port Aventura or simply relaxing by the pool or on the beach.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 15: Depart Salou
As our holiday draws to a close, we’ll say goodbye to Salou and will travel to Calais. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 16: Arrive in UK
We’ll then return to the UK via Calais, and will take the coach back to our local joining points.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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