Cardona, Spain

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Overview

Step back in time to the medieval Spanish city Cardona and the historic mine at Salt Mountain during this private 8-hour sightseeing trip from Barcelona. Learn about the history of Spanish salt collection during a trip inside the mine and a visit to the nearby museum. Then explore Cardona, a medieval era town with an impressive castle and unique collection of churches.
  • Discover the medieval city of Cardona and a historic salt mine on a sightseeing trip from Barcelona
  • Learn about the historic salt mining industry in Catalonia at the Salt Mountain Cultural Park
  • Take a 'deep dive' into salt mining by traveling 280 feet (86 meters) underground in a local tunnel
  • Marvel at the ancient Castle of Cardona defensive structure
  • Explore the medieval city of Cardona on a walking tour
  • Private guide ensures personalized service and attention
Receive a morning pickup from your Barcelona hotel, after which you’ll transfer to the Saline Valley near Cardona, an important location occupied by humans since the Neolithic era.
Explore the Salt Mountain Cultural Park that occupies the Saline Valley today, learning about the salt mine that operated in the area between 1929 and 1990. You’ll take a look at the on-site museum, providing a look at the Catalonian salt-mining industry, and then get a glimpse inside one of the salt mine’s tunnels, traveling 280 feet (86 meters) below ground to marvel at the stalactites, stalagmites, folds, and seams that line the walls of the shaft.
Continue from Salt Mountain Cultural Park to Cardona, where you’ll enjoy a walking tour of this historic medieval city. Check out Cardona’s unique collection of romanesque and gothic buildings, and marvel at the Castle of Cardona, an imposing defensive structure which has held more than its fair share of invading armies at bay. At the conclusion of your trip you’ll be transported back to your accommodations in Barcelona.
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