This was the highlight of my Spain trip. We have visited Girona, Pals and then had time to cool down in beautiful emerald waters of Costa Brava. We were given free time in Girona, walked through Pals(wish we had free time in this beautiful city) and Joseph was an outstanding guide.
This must be a popular tour since this utilized a vehicle that was larger than a van but smaller than a tour bus. David, our guide from Explore Catalunya, was energetic, enthusiastic and fun, which really helped energize this larger group. The walking tour of Girona was fascinating and the city is not to be missed. We had plenty of free time as well, and David pointed us toward a special gelato store--perfect for a very hot day. Calella de Palafrugell was a great place to explore and have lunch overlooking the bay and bathers. A long day with lots to see, and definitely worth a must-see if you want to explore the region.
The trip was relaxing and the guide was very nice. The first stop of Costa Brava had nice old structure and then the village just seemed from old times. The last stop at beach was also very nice to take a swim and enjoy.
The trip was very good.in particular our guide was excellent she went out of her way to be helpful.Amazing.
I went to a lot of tours in Barcelona but this is the best one. I would take this again if I ever went back. Our guide Josef was also amazing. Everything about the tour was wonderful..... the view was breathtaking.
Guide was very informative - the right mix of free and guided tour time - I want to go back
Enjoyable for the whole family. Right amount of free time and insights from our amazing guide David.
I would have liked more time in Girona and sadly I forgot to kiss the lions butt.
Beautiful scenery stopped at small medieval village on the way very picturesque. Tour guide was very friendly and knowledegeable. Costa Brava week worth seeing.
This was a perfect experience. All 3 destinations were wonderful. Bus was not too crowded, and Laura, our tour guide was warm and helpful. The highlight of our week-long trip to Spain!
David was our tour guide, he was super informative and easy going. We appreciated each mini history lesson at each site and the free time we were given to explore on our own. He was attentive to our 2 year old daughter and made her feel included in a group of all adults. At the last stop we were given 3 hours of free time that allowed us to have lunch and play time at the beach. My daughter enjoyed every minute. At the end of our time together he was still gracious with his time and made it a point to use him to our advantage for anything we needed- best directions, food recommendations, other places worth visiting, etc. Thank you again David! We can't wait to come back!
The tour was amazing. David was an amazing tour guide, well-informed, funny and kept us all entertained during the car journey with his fun-historic-facts. Girona was beautiful and Pals was a unique medieval city. Both have a lot of history associated with it! Costa Brava was just gorgeous!
Love, love, love this day trip! The weather was gorgeous and sunny with magnificent views and subject matter. We came across so many little gems that will forever be remembered. I particularly enjoyed the time spent along the coast where we had a fantastic lunch and sipped on Sangria. It was also special to come across a local store that sold liquer, ceramics and olive oil from the region. Our tour guide, Josep, was so effervescent, animated and knowledgeable, it made you want to learn more. I highly recommend this tour.
We had the most wonderful trip to Giorna and Costa Brava. We had a wonderful tour guide Louda?, sorry about the spelling of her name. This was her first tour with Ana to help her. Louda gave us great history about each stop and plenty of time to explore on our own.
Each stop had great history, fantastic views and wonderful little gift shops. In Giorna we walked to the beautiful gardens and on the city wall for some breathtaking views. In Costa Brava we walked the neighborhoods , shopped and climbed rocks by the beach. We had a delicious luch at one of the local restaurants.
I would definitley recommed this tour.
During my stay in Barcelona in June I booked Girona and Costa Brava one-day tour through Viator and it was an unforgettable trip. Our guide was very informative and friendly and she made this trip really enjoyable. The breathtaking views of Girona and the wonderful beach of Costa Brava are really worth visiting. I highly recommend this tour, as I enjoyed it very much.
Great!!! Would recommend that you either eat at Girona and enjoy the beach at Costa Brava, or enjoy Girona and eat at the beach. Either way, it was a wonderful trip away from Barcelona!
Enrique was a great tour guide. This was a wonderful tour to get outside Barcelona. The first stop was a coffee shop and quick walking tour through Girona. The second stop was in Pals where we were able to explore the old city wall, walk around, and take some photos. The third stop was at the beach for lunch, swimming, and shopping. The only thing I misread, was that I thought lunch was included and it was not. The tour guide offered some wonderful seafood options at our final stop at the beach and we thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon there. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us alot of history information everywhere we went. The only thing I noticed, different from other Viator tours was the lack of free time and shopping at the first two stops. There was also not alot of opportunity for bathrooms. The second and final stop both had public toilets which were pretty dirty but use-able. No toilet paper, so have some in your bag in case. I highly recommend this tour. Getting outside of Barcelona was beautiful. The ride home was about 1:45 minutes with alittle traffic.
Beautiful cities covered in a day! The time provided to explore the streets of Girona was sufficient, Pals was a unique village and Calella de Palafrugell was breathtaking. Amazing view while having lunch by the beach, an hour or more to spend relaxing on the beach some swam in the blue clear sea. Highly recommend this trip!
Awesome tour! Our tour guide, Joseph, was very knowledgeable and overall a great guy who made this tour a great experience.
This tour was top notch. The trip to Girona and Costa Brava was fabulous! Our guide, Feliciano, was amazing. He has a huge amount of knowledge about history and the region, and is one of the most professional and gracious guides we have ever experienced. Very professional, well worth every penny!
Feliciano Dominguez the tour guide made this trip very, very good.
Better than an expensive Tauck tour.
I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to take this tour with both Enrique and David. They are outstanding guides and teachers who explain everything in detail. Our small group was also lucky in that Girona was having their week long, annual flower festival when we were there. It made for larger crowds but the streets and buildings were all decorated with flowers and it was just gorgeous. Even though I signed up for this tour specifically to see Girona and the Costa Brava, for me the highlight of the tour was Pals. I did not know anything about this little town and what a pleasant surprise it was because I like quaint, cute, little villages and Pals is just that.
Totally amazing trip. Girona a historical beauty alongside River. Pals is a place which was done up extremely tastefully. And then the final place Calella de Palafrugell. A tasty paella at a Mediterranean view restaurant with a sweet wine. Then a stroll around the place only because the water was icy cold.
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