Duration
8 Days
Dates
6th May 2023
Price
From £1029

Flowers, Art and Architecture

Enjoy a wonderful week in the Catalan region of Spain combining Floral magic with some fascinating art and architecture.

Price is per person sharing a twin or double room and based on 25 passengers. Single supplement applies.

  • Itinerary/Excursions

    Day 01 - Arrival

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to Girona. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Calella

    Day 02 - Blanes & Botanical Gardens

    After breakfast we have an excursion to Blanes and its beautiful Botanical Gardens. A special tourist train will take us up to the gardens giving us great views over the port and beaches of Blanes. After your visit to this Mediterranean highlight, you will have free time for lunch on the elegant promenade before returning to the resort for time to relax.

    Day 03 - Figures, Dali Museum & Besalu

    We head further north but still within the province of Girona to the to the birthplace of Salvador Dali, Figures. Dali is one of the most renowned artists from the 20th century and he designed his own museum, which is quite remarkable. After free time for lunch in the town centre, we travel to the medieval village of Besalu, entered by crossing its Romanesque bridge, and have an afternoon wandering through its quaintly crooked streets.

    Day 04 - Free time

    A day at leisure to relax by the beach or pool. Consult with your tour manager if there are any other sites that you would like to visit.

    Day 05 - The Girona Flower Festival and Traditional Catalan lunch

    The Girona Flower Festival or ‘Temps de Flors’ is held during this week every year in the Barri Vell neighbourhood, filling the city with plants and spectacular flower displays. The floral exhibition coverts different monuments, courtyards, streets, bridges, shops, patios – basically anything, into unique ornamental gardens. You will be enchanted by a combination of wonderful colours and aromas. After this feast for the eyes, we will have a traditional Catalan lunch, with wine, out in the countryside, at a Masia or converted farmhouse.

    Day 06 - Barcelona, Gaudi, Park Guell, Sagrada Familia & the Gothic Quarter

    A full day excursion to Barcelona which includes a panoramic tour to see the beautiful architecture in the city, with a special focus on Gaudi. We will visit the famous Park Guell, where art blends with nature, followed by the Sagrada Familia one of Spain’s most iconic landmarks. After free time for lunch, your guide will take you on a walk around the gothic quarter and the Ramblas.

    Day 07 - Free time

    A day at leisure to relax or go shopping. Consult with your tour manager if you wish to arrange an activity.

    Day 08 - Departure

    After a beautifully colourful week we transfer to the airport for your flight home.

  • Your Holiday Includes

    • Return flights and transfers in the UK and at destination
    • 7 nights at the 4* Hotel GHT Maritim in Calella
    • Dinner, bed and breakfast with water and wine for dinner
    • Botanical Gardens
    • Dali Museum
    • Park Guell & Sagrada Familia
    • Catalan lunch
    • Transport as per itinerary
    • English speaking tour manager
  • Hotel Details

    Hotel GHT Maritim 4* in Calella

  • Dates

    6th May 2023

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