Contemplating the cliffs of Montserrat is breathtaking. The mountain is so unusual that it causes both delight and awe.

Family Getaway to Barcelona: Historical City of Catalan

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Barcelona, Girona, Montserrat

Suggested Duration

7 Days

Your family will delight in the culture, history, and adventure of Spain when you embark on a 7-day excursion to the majestic city of Barcelona. Stroll through the charming streets of the Gothic Quarter and admire the whimsical architecture of Antoni Gaudi. Then, your family will attend an authentic paella cooking class that will be led by an expert chef. You and your family will indulge in a tour of the famed stadium of FC Barcelona's Camp Nou. The quaint beauty of Girona, iridescent...

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Trip Highlights

  • Tour internationally acclaimed Sagrada Familia Church and stroll along the cobbled streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
  • Indulge in a personalized paella cooking class and step inside the vibrant Mercado de la Boqueria
  • Venture inside the world-famous Camp Nou Stadium, which is home to the FC Barcelona, before indulging in a delectable dinner along Las Ramblas
  • Stroll through nearby Girona's downtown and sunbathe beside the sparkling waters of Costa Brava
  • Hike in the mountainous region of Montserrat and journey to the Santa Maria de Montserrat Monastery
  • Amble through Antoni Gaudi's whimsical Park Guell and lounge at the city's picturesque port, which is known as La Barceloneta

Detailed Description

You will embark on a fun-filled family vacation that will have everyone reminiscing in the months and years to come. As you uncover Barcelona's gems alongside your expert guide, you will indulge in activities that your whole family can enjoy. From sunny beaches to rugged mountains and grassy parks to a bustling downtown area, Barcelona's diverse landscapes, rich history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine will make for a truly exceptional experience.

After arriving at your luxurious hotel in the heart of Barcelona's Gothic District, you will enjoy a delicious welcome dinner along Las Ramblas. Shady palm trees will provide respite from the hot Spanish sun while you and your family cheers to your first night in the city with a sweet glass of local sangria. The following day, you will join your expert guide for a tour of the Gothic Quarter before stepping inside the vibrant hues of Sagrada Familia and stroll through the whimsical grounds of Park Guell. In the evening, you can roll up your sleeves for an authentic paella cooking class that will be led by an internationally acclaimed chef.

You will not have to be a soccer fan to delight in a visit to FC Barcelona's Camp Nou. Next, you will transfer to the quaint city of Girona, which is home to the towering Girona Cathedral and the stunning Arab baths. You will also visit the ancient synagogue of the Jewish Quarter, which dates as far back as the third or fourth century AD. This afternoon, you can relax along the shimmering Costa Brava shoreline before indulging in a local meal at a nearby port.

Finally, you will trek to the mountainous region of Montserrat where you will be provided with a scenic cable car ride to the secluded monastery of Santa Maria. After your trip has culminated in the most idyllic manner, you will be transferred to Barcelona’s international airport for your flight home.

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Starting Price

$2,179 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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