Begin with pickup from your terminal at Barcelona Port, then travel to the ancient walled city of Girona in a private vehicle. With a separate driver and private guide throughout the day, you’ll be able to learn about Catalonian history and culture between stops, and create an itinerary that’s tailored to your interests.
Upon arrival in Girona, explore the winding streets of the old city on foot. Follow your guide down narrow alleys to the former Jewish quarter, and visit the 11th-century Cathedral of Girona—the church is built in a blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles, and has the widest Gothic nave in the world. Continue to the Arab Baths, a 12th-century landmark inspired by Roman baths, with a frigidarium, tepidarium, and caldarium.
Continue to the picturesque village of Peratallada, where you can pause for lunch in a local restaurant (own expense), and take in views of a towering palace above winding, cobblestone streets. Enjoy some independent time to visit the city on your own before you make a final stop in Pals, a hilltop city that overlooks the Platja de Pals. Tour medieval monuments and see the 13th-century Torre de las Hores, where you'll learn about Pals dramatic medieval history. Make the return trip to Barcelona, and finish this tour with drop-off at your cruise terminal.