-4 days, 3 nights-

Leader:  Anne Cattle and Carol Mantle

This trip has been designed to give those taking part an opportunity to discover the beautiful city of Barcelona in your own time and to suit your own interests.

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At an extra cost of €35 per person you can include a 2 day tickets for use on the Barcelona tourist buses, which will take you to all the attractions of the city. Many of the attractions are classified as World Heritage Sites. On our last trip to Barcelona many people used this ticket to get around the city.

Programme:

  • DAY 1: Depart Moraira. Travel to Barcelona stopping for coffee breaks and lunch on route, arriving in Barcelona between 16:00 and 17:00
  • images[3]DAY 2 and 3: Free days to explore the city.
One of the most famous of the attractions of the City is the Sagrada Familia. Each façade of the building is carved which difference scenes, one showing the Nativity and crypt and another showing the crucifixion.

 

 

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Park Güell designed by Gaudi

 

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Palau de la Música Catalana, is a concert hall, designed in the Catalan modernistera style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, it was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeó Catalá, a choral society founded in 1891 that was a leading force in the Catalan cultural movement.

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National Museum of Art of Catalonia, is one of Barcelona’s main art galleries, holding the greatest collection of Catalan art in the world. The museum is located in the Palau Nacional in Montjuic.

 

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Casa Batlló is a building restored by Antoni Gaudí and Josep Maria Jujol, built in 1877 and remodelled in the years 1904– 1906; located at 43, Passeig de Grácia.

 

imagesCASAT31NOn one day, there will be an optional half-day visit to the Monastery at Montserrat.

Montserrat is a spectacularly beautiful Benedictine monk mountain retreat, North West of Barcelona…

Not only is Montserrat Monastery of significant religious importance but the natural beauty surrounding the monastery is simply breath- taking.

Those opting for the visit to Montserrat will still have one whole day and two half days free in Barcelona.

  • DAY 4: After breakfast and a free morning we will join the coach for our return trip to Moraira. We will arrive back in Moraira at about 7 pm and full details of time departure time etc. will be sent out 10 days before the date of departure.

Cost per person is €280

and will include Bed & Breakfast at a four star hotel,

situated within 5 to 10 minutes off Las Ramblas.

Single supplement will be €75.

To secure a place, please pay a deposit of €60 per person using a Spanish cheque made payable to Gandia Tours SL which must be handed in at the Travel Desk at a General Meeting.

Barcelona has introduced a hotel tax for visitors. We understand that this is likely to be roughly €3 per person per night. Rather than have everyone queue to make individual payments when we check out, we now intend adding €10 to the final payment and making a single payment to the hotel.

 

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