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This trip is a visit to Freixenet's Wine Cellars and then a short walking tour through Sitges. Title and trip description can be misleading if not read properly.
5 stars for the Freixenet trip. The trip into the cellars is worth seeing and the one site guide was good fun and very informative. The trip length at this site was adequate.
The village of Sitges was pleasant. Had it not been part of the tour then I'd have been unlikely to have seen it. Our coach guide took us a walk from the back of the village down to the beach stopping to give us a few pieces of information about the place. OK but nothing to write home about. Once at the beach were were left to our own devices to walk or stop for lunch. I'd, if ever back, walk back into the village from the beach as I'd say the choice of food, and price, will be better.
You are given the opportunity to make your own way back by train thus allowing you a chance to explore further, something that might be better knowing in advance rather than when you get there. The train, we were told, is frequent and cheap.
Coach was clean and our guide was informative.
If you have a few days in Barcelona then this is worth doing to see a little of the countryside and grab a glass of Cava (if you've not already done so by then).
The Freixenet's Tour was interesting to see and do and Sitges is beautiful. We had plenty time in Sitges (a little over an hr) to get lunch and walk around a little. The guide was nice and told us of a few things in Sitges but would maybe better to just take the train into the town for the day.
The tour was great, but there wasn't enough time to really visit Sitges. Freixenet was a beautiful place and they did a great tour.
Really enjoyed both parts of this day trip! Apart from the weather, which is out of anyone's control, I learned a lot about cava at Freixenet and enjoyed a lovely stroll by the beach in Sitges evening putting my feet in the Baleric Sea! Also had the best paella at the Santa Maria restaurant. Only thing is as as mentioned in other reviews, more time is needed to adequately enjoy Sitges. Viator/Julia Travel may want to extend this trip by at least another hour. Also, our guide, Mark was excellent and answered all my questions as well as recommending restaurants once we returned to Barcelona. Thank you Viator for a lovely day!
The Freixenet and Sitges tour was a relaxing and informative day. The Cava tour provided insights into the history of Cava and how its made. Also, the various types of Cava and ageing process. Sitges is a small quiet town, easy to get around with a great beach. Overall, a good day away from bustling Barcelona. TP
I would highly recommend this tour. The guide was very informative on the way to and from the Winery and the winery tour itself was great. We had around 12 people on our tour which was just right, especially at the winery as it gave you a chance to ask questions.
i actually missed this tour; however, i went to the Montserrat Tour and it was excellent. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about Montserrat and Barcelona. He was also able to communicate very well in several languages: Italian, French, Spanish, and English. The only thing: I wish we were able to have more time to be at Montserrat.
A nice break from the hustle and bustle of Barcelona. The tour bus was very comfortable, Freixenet had a wonderful guide and Sitges, well let's just say I plan to make that a multi-day side trip next time.
excellent tour guide and transport arrangements. Freixenet tour was fantastic experience.Could have done with more time in Sitges, only had time to find somewhere for lunch, eat it in a hurry and get back to the assembly point to go back to Barcelona. An extra hour in Sitges would have made the trip 5 stars for us
I found this trip to be amazing. It was great going by coach to see the country side as we drove. The wine tour was professional and very interesting. Great to taste the product after the tour :) The tour in Sitges was short but to the point. Had some spare time to explore for myself which was fun. Immensely enjoyed this tour.
Good tour, wine tasting and history of cava wine excellent if your a wine lover. Not enough time to spend in Sitges need to start the tour earlier and finish later or explain how to catch the train back to Barcelona. Sitges was beautiful! The departure point should be described better. Great tour though!
What a great day it was! The wine cellar tour was very interesting and informative. The process of making wine, wow! Sitges is a pretty little place full of shops and gorgeous views of the coast. A picture paradise! Not a lot of time here but you receive a map so you can hit the places you really want to see. It was a great day!
Shepard C W
Great trip. One suggestion: Please make sure your guides introduce themselves clearly when they board the coach. I never got the name of my guide on this excursion so that I could thank him for catering to my needs, e.g. being near stairway railings.
The visit to the Freixenet wine cellars was great, except that they could have provided more than just one glass of cava. The Sitges part of the trip was a big disappointment, as there was very little to do except have lunch. The local agent of Viator should consider hotel pick-ups and drop-offs.
We had an amazing time. The Cava wine cellars tour was something to remember.. the guide was knowledgeable and humorous. The Sitges trip was annoyingly short.. we only had 1 and half hours to explore the town, have a bath in the beautiful beach, eat and rest a bit..so we ended up going for a really fast stroll up to the monastery and hurrying up to the center to grab something to eat and head to 2-3 souvenir shops. Our stay in Sitges should have lasted at least 3 hours
Would have loved to have stayed longer at Sitges as a great town and the winery very intersting a good day out
Very good experience. Charming guide who went the "extra mile" to show us the village or to allow those who wanted time on their own to have it.
We highly recommend this trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and the tour of the winery was excellent. We have been to many wine tours in the USA and this was one of the best we have seen. We had plenty of time in Sitges to explore and take pictures. Unfortunately, it was too cool to play on the beach but would go back again the next time we are in Barcelona.
The bus driver was extremely unprofessional with dangerous driving. It seemed like he had been drinking. This is the only concern I have. The tour guide was great, the Frexienet visit was great as was Sitges, but the bus driver took the fun out of the trip
The Freixenet wine tour was great. . . on the way we got plenty of information about Barcelona and the surrounding areas and on the tour we found out the production of Freixenet with a dedicated tour guide. Due to traffic on the way to Sitges, we barely had time to eat lunch. However that lunch was the best paella in Barcelona I'm sure but it would have be nice to spend more time on the gorgeous beach - Well worth the money though.
I enjoyed the visit to the winery, and I liked walking the streets of Sitges and also the beach front.
Really enjoyed the tours, but wouldn't do if you have limited time in Barcelona. The Cava Cellars was a great tour and interesting to see the large scale production. Barcardi house was fun to learn how to create a mojito.