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Encounter the beauty of Catalunya's countryside and its rustic towns. tunning Mediterranean coastlines of the Pyrenees. Journey across volcanic landscape to ancient towns where you can recharge with ...

Encounter the beauty of Catalunya's countryside and its rustic towns. tunning Mediterranean coastlines of the Pyrenees. Journey across volcanic landscape to ancient towns where you can recharge with culinary delicacies before winding down on the beaches of the Costa Brava.
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  • Travel Through Northern Spain http://www.mygola.com/travel-through-northern-spain/i7853
  • Day 1 Park Guell Barcelona North of Gràcia, Park Güell is where Gaudí turned his hand to landscape gardening and the artificial almost seems more natural than the natural. Park Güell originated in 1900 when Count Eusebi Güell bought a hillside property and hired Gaudí to create a miniature garden cit ...
  • Day 1 Plaza Francesc Maciá Barcelona Plaça de Francesc Macià is one of the busiest areas for traffic in Barcelona, as it is at a key point for entering and leaving the city, Avinguda Diagonal, as well as being by major office blocks. The streets Josep Tarradellas, Comte d'Urgell and Avinguda de Pau Casals all lead ...
  • Day 1 Sagrada Família Barcelona If you only have time for one sightseeing outing, this should be it. La Sagrada Família inspires awe with its sheer verticality and, in the true manner of the great medieval cathedrals it emulates, it’s still not finished after more than 100 years. Work is proceeding apace, ho ...
  • Day 1 Gothic Quarter Barcelona The beautiful neighbourhood known as the Gothic Quarter is so called because it used to be the Roman village and thus has some remnants of its glorious past. Populated with restaurant, bars and vivid forms of entertainment, the Gothic quarter is the life of Barcelona's party
  • Day 2 Santa Margarida Olot The Santa Margarida Volcano is a volcano in the comarca of Garrotxa, Catalonia, Spain. The volcano has a perimeter of 2 kilometers and a height of 682 meters and is part of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. The hermitage of Santa Margarida, after which the volcano was name ...
  • Day 3 Pyrenees El Pallars Sobirà Separating the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of the European continent, the snowcapped Pyrenees have always been a special realm, a source of legend and superstition. To explore the Pyrenees fully—the flora and fauna, the local gastronomy, the remote glacial lakes and streams ...
  • Day 3 Aneto Benasque Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees and in Aragon, and Spain's third highest mountain, reaching a height of 3,404 metres. It lies in the Spanish province of Huesca, the northernmost of all three Aragonese provinces. It forms the southernmost part of the Maladeta massif. ...
  • Day 3 Maladeta Massif Benasque Maladeta is a mountain in the Pyrenees, close to the highest peak in the range, Aneto, Aragon, Spain. Its name comes from the Spanish montes malditos which means "Damned Mountains". According to some authorities the local name for the massif was Mala hita.
  • Day 4 Rambla de la Llibertat Girona Starting at the Stone Bridge, Rambla de la Llibertat is the main thoroughfare into the Old Town, and Gerona’s busiest street. Bordered by cafés and businesses, its arcades evoke the Middle Ages, at which point in history this street was the setting for an important regional ma ...
  • Day 4 Plaça del Vi Girona The Plaça del Vi is the political heart of Girona with the magnificent building housing the Town Hall dominating the square. All the main festivals, processions and important activities will finish in this square in the presence of the Mayor and City dignitaries. The arcades opp ...
  • Day 4 Plaça de la Independencia Girona The Plaça de la Independència, which refers to the War of Spanish Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte, is one of the best known and most frequented places in Girona. Located in Mercadal district in the city center, is also known as Plaça de San Agustin, because formerly th ...
  • Day 5 Passeig Arquaeologic Girona A 1½-km circular path skirting the surviving section of the 3rd-century BC Ibero-Roman ramparts, this walkway was built on even earlier walls of giant rocks. On the other side of the path is a glacis, a fortification added by English military engineers in 1707 during the War of ...
  • Day 5 Banys Arabs Girona These 12th-century Arab baths, an example of Romanesque civic architecture, are in the Old Quarter of the city. Visit the caldarium. with its paved floor, and the frigidarium. with its central octagonal pool surrounded by pillars that support a prismlike structure in the overhead ...
  • Day 5 Lake Banyoles Cornellà del Terri Lake of Banyoles is a natural lake located in the comarca "Pla de l'Estany", Province of Girona, in northeastern Catalonia, Spain. It is named after the nearby town of Banyoles, to which it belongs entirely. On the western shore it borders with the town of Porqueres. The lake is ...
  • Day 6 Sant Feliu Church Sant Feliu de Guíxols Sant Feliu Church contains the chapel dedicated to the patron saint of Girona, Sant Narcis, known as the saint of the flies alter the miraculous appearance of these insects coming out of his tomb that finally, according to the legend, drove out the French troops Turing the 1285 s ...
  • Day 6 Chapel of Sant Elm Sant Feliu de Guíxols The hill where the Chapel of Sant Elm is located is very special for the zone. First, for the stunning views it offers over the Mediterranean Sea, secondly from the chapel building itself, originally dated 1452, and third because, in the universe of the Costa Brava, Sant Elm hill ...
  • Day 6 Costa Brava Blanes The Costa Brava is the coastline north of Barcelona in the province of Girona. The word “brava” means wild, so Costa Brava means the wild coast. This is because at certain times of the year, such as autumn and winter, the seas in this area can be wild and dangerous. The count ...
  • Day 6 Sabadell History Museum The Sabadell History Museum or MHS is a pluridisciplinary museum that brings together collections on the archaeology, history and ethnology of the city of Sabadell, especially in relation to wool manufacture and the textile industry. Lectures and talks are given on subjects regar ...
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