Shore Excursions Beyond Barcelona: Rugged Region, Fascinating History

See the birthplace of famed painter Salvador Dali. Explore ancient Roman ruins in Tarragona or Girona. Dig your feet into the sand of a secluded beach lounging amid fortress-like cliffs. Breathe in the crisp mountain air embracing the breathtaking heights of the monastery of Montserrat. Take a private day trip beyond Barcelona at your own pace in one of our comfortable private vans as your friendly, English-speaking host explores the destinations you select.

Girona: Two millennia of history

Walk on top of walls built more than two thousand years ago. Stroll down medieval cobblestone footpaths. Immerse yourself in the city's ancient Jewish roots. Do it all at your speed.

A view from the steps of Girona`s cathedral.
Home to one of the best preserved Gothic quarters, Girona's streets are full of charm, history and character.

Tarragona: World Heritage Site

A stunning amphitheater, golden sand beaches and Roman history mark this former Roman capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the drive in the comfort of your own private car.

A view of the Costa Brava taken from Dali's home.
This well preserved Roman aqueduct is a highlight of Tarragona, once the capital of Rome in the Iberian peninsula.

Dali: Origins of the eccentric

Dali was more than melting clocks and mustaches. Find out what made him tick as you walk the streets he walked and visit Figueres' Dali Theater-Museum with our enthusiastic, English-speaking hosts.

A view of the Roman aqueduct known as the Devil`s Bridge.
A decorative "egg" on the top of Dali's chicken coop at his Costa Brava home.

Wine Country: Time-honored taste

Crisp cavas (sparkling wine, for the uninitiated!), refined reds and wineries more than 400 years old are part of the private wine country shore excursions we've created for you.

an image of some of the great wines available in the Penedes wine country.
Rich reds, golden whites and sparkling Cava can all be found in the Catalonia's wine country.

Costa Brava: Whimsical, wild coast

Countless seaside villages spot the golden beaches that line Costa Brava. We pick you up portside and transport you to cozy coves worlds away from the elbow-to-elbow tourist traps.

A view of the Costa Brava's coast line.
Dramatic cliffs hide beautiful beaches among the rocks. Explore the Costa Brava.

Montserrat: Soaring skyward

Wonder at a monastery and village perched amid saw-toothed peaks just a short drive from Barcelona. Explore the heights at your pace. We'll always get you back to the boat on time.

A view from Montserrat.
Montserrat provides beautiful and dramatic views.

Mix and Match

We can help you pair excursions together for your full- and half-day trips. Enjoy Montserrat and the wineries or spend a day exploring Girona and Dali. We will create a multi-faceted, realistic itinerary that satiates your hunger for exploration. Contact Us to discuss your tailor made Barcelona Experience.