• Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
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Discover Catalonia beyond Barcelona with this full-day tour to the intriguing cities of Girona and Figueres. Uncover ancient Roman history and stroll through the winding medieval streets of one of Europe's best-preserved Jewish quarters in Girona, and then get surreal with a visit to the Dalí Museum in Figueres, birthplace of the groundbreaking artist.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour to Girona and Figueres from Barcelona
  • Learn about Girona's ancient Roman history on a walk through Old Town
  • Visit one of Europe's best-preserved medieval Jewish quarters
  • Tour the Dalí Museum in the surrealist artist's hometown of Figueres
  • Great way to explore Catalonia outside of Barcelona
  • Small group limited to 8 ensures personalized service
  • Barcelona hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Girona, Figueres Small Group Tour with Dalí Museum and Hotel Pick Up

Girona

After morning pickup at your Barcelona accommodation, travel with your guide about 1 hour to reach the colorful city of Girona. During the drive, learn about Girona’s long and rich history, from its ancient Roman roots through a thriving medieval era and evolution into a hip, modern Spanish city.

When you arrive, explore Old Town on a walking tour that takes you past landmarks like the Girona Cathedral and an iron bridge designed by famous French engineer Gustave Eiffel. Get a sense of life in medieval Spain while wandering through the city’s labyrinthine Jewish quarter, and rest your feet over a cup of coffee in a charming Old Town cafe.

Continue on to the small town of Figueres, located near the French border. Best known as the birthplace of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, Figueres honors the legacy of its famous former resident with the Dalí Museum — designed by the artist himself and considered the world’s largest surrealist object. Explore Dalí’s life and work through the museum’s collection of his dimension-bending paintings and other original artifacts (entrance fee not included).

Relax on the return drive through the countryside to Barcelona, where the 10-hour tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Teresa J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

my favorite tour ever! Dali museum is spectacular!

rpfs

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Kurt was excellent - courteous, knowledgeable,
professional and patient. We both thought he was great.

Susana Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Our guide was great! He knew Girona very well, and allowed us plenty of time to explore on our own. It was structured enough so that we saw everything, but un-structured enough that we molded the experience to our interests.

Carl K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Fabulous day. Loved all of it.

angelinapearce

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our family of 5 really enjoyed this tour. Our guide was terrific! This was a great, easy way to explore the 2 towns outside of Barcelona. Girona was amazing!

Nathan K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our tour guide was excellent! He was very knowledgable about the regions, the history, the architecture and the art. We thoroughly enjoyed our day!

Edward B

4 star rating: Recommended July 2017

The Dali Museum is a real treat for Dali fans. The architecture is simply surreal. Well worth it for afficianados. Our guide Kurt was a Dali historian and provided pearl of insight. Girona was quaint. The old Jewish section, the oldest remaining Jewish neighborhood had no distinguishing features to show the link with history. Nevertheless, we had a highly educational tour because of Kurt, our guid's erudition.

Sharon R

3 star rating: Worth doing May 2017

We were disappointed with our tour, mainly because of the guide who was quite gruff and smoked during our walking tours.
The Dali Museum is well worth a visit, however, this tour does not include the tickets and we had to queue for 30 minutes to buy them despite it being midweek. Our guide told us the only thing worth visiting Figueres for was the museum but it was not possible to prepay the tickets, though we did see other groups fast tracking to the prepaid group entrance. This was disappointing.
Girona is lovely and it would have been nice to spend a bit more time there, perhaps a coffee break. I think we lost time due to queueing for tickets at the museum which we visited first.
Before booking I had read reviews all positive and happy with their guide, I think the guide can make all the difference.
I do recommend getting a tour that included the prepaid ticket especially on weekends or peak season

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