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Girona and Costa Brava Tour from Barcelona

  • Escape Barcelona's bustle with a day trip to Girona and the Costa Brava
  • Visit three towns and villages—hard to do if exploring independently
  • Tour Girona and Pals with a guide to learn about their history
Girona and Costa Brava Tour from Barcelona
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Girona and Costa Brava Tour from Barcelona
Checking off the medieval city of Girona and villages of Costa Brava in a day from Barcelona is a big ask if you're doing it independently. This tour lets you scratch both off your list with no transportation worries—whisking you to Girona and two other historical towns you might otherwise easily miss. Plus, there’s a guide to bring the sights to life and an opportunity to swim at a Costa Brava cove.
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned vehicle in central Barcelona, and travel through the picturesque Catalan countryside to Girona.

Learn about the city’s long past from your guide, and on arrival, enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town. See the 11th-century Cathedral and Roman-era walls, and get free time to stroll independently.

Continue to Pals, a cobbled town coiled beneath the remains of a castle and, after an introductory tour, enjoy free time to explore. Then, pass Begur’s medieval castle on route to the Costa Brava seaside village of Calella de Palafrugell, famous for its rugged coves.

Get free time for lunch (own expense) or to relax, perhaps choosing to swim from a cove or stroll around the clifftop Cap Roig botanical gardens (own expense).

After reconvening at a pre-arranged time, your tour finishes at the original starting point in Barcelona.
Reviews (554)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Would recommend

Easy and comfortable way to see Girona and Pals. Time to enjoy lunch at Costa Brava. Would like to have stopped at more coastal towns but would recommend. Laura was lovely and very knowledgeable about the area.

Thank Elena S
Reviewed 4 days ago
Nice break from city

Its a great break from the city of hustle and bustle. The guide was great and relaxing ride. It was so cool to walk around the old towns Girona ( Game of thrones was partially filmed ) and then to have lunch on the beach.

Thank James T
Reviewed 1 week ago
spent a day in Girona, and driving backlalong the coast. really lovely experience.

train from Barcelona to Girona quite convenient and pleasant. the riverfront and walk up to the old Arab baths in Girona was lovely cafe filled and short,. unbelieveably good food at the ca' doro.

2  Thank dcmike2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent day tour to the Costa Brava region

Our tour took us to Girona, Pals and Calella de Palafrugell on a bus with around 20 people. Miguel our tour guide was so wonderful and knowledgeable! Girona was so beautiful and being a game of thrones fan I was so excited to see the...More

2  Thank Serena K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Day tour to Girona, Pals and Costa Brava from Barcelona

This was an excellent day trip with a small group (about 22 we think). Our tour guide was Nicholas and he provided good commentary throughout as we moved from one location to next. He also made sure we knew where to go in each city...More

2  Thank mikerfun
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22 September 2018|
Response from Sterling R | Reviewed this property |
It's about an hour to get to Girona where you'll get a tour and then about 1.5 hours to explore by yourself. Then there's a 45 minute drive to Costa brava where you get a short tour and about 2 hours for yourself. The drive... More
17 September 2018|
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Response from Jerry J | Reviewed this property |
Other options in Costa Brava - lunch. Girona, about three hours - some guided, then free time.
9 September 2018|
Response from Jerry J | Reviewed this property |
On this particular tour, you will arrive in early afternoon for about 2 to 2-1/2 hours for lunch and free time. Time to walk around.