Barcelona First-Timer

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
First time in Barcelona or just wanting a great 3-day introduction to the city? This is the package for you!

Explore the narrow streets of Barcelona, take a tour of the most famous buildings in the Modernist movement, spend a day out on the azure waters of the Mediterranean, wander through rows of vines and taste the rich wines and cavas of the region, dine on some of the best cuisine the world has to offer and see Catalan culture in action through the building of a Human Tower. Like the city itself, this package is a combination of sunshine, culture, art, food, wine and the Catalan spirit that makes Barcelona so great.

Day 1 (Thursday)
- Private transfer from the airport to your hotel
- Hotel check-in
- Free time to explore the city

Day 2 (Friday)
- Breakfast at your hotel
- 10:00 – 15:00 Barcelona Highlights Tour
     Your tour starts on the broad elegant avenue Passeig de Gràcia to see two of Gaudi’s fascinating houses: Casa Batlló and Casa Milà (La Pedrera). You will learn more about the jewel in the crown of Gaudi’s work, La Sagrada Familia, with a guided tour. Then you will explore the popular area Old Port with the Columbus Monument, the World Trade Center of Barcelona and Port Vell. Take in the amazing view over the harbour and Barcelona from Montjuïc Hill. Finally, discover the Spanish Village, Poble Espanyol, filled with replicas of squares, monuments and buildings from around the country, with time to grab lunch in one of the restaurants or cafes.
- Afternoon free to explore the city
- Flamenco Show and Dinner
     Enjoy an evening of flamboyancy and colour with a taste of the South right here in Barcelona. Start your evening with a delicious Mediterranean meal of homemade Paella or an assortment of tapas. Once the performance begins, you will be mesmerized by the drama and passion of this unique experience!

Day 3 (Saturday)
- Breakfast at your hotel
- 10:30 – 13:30 Sailing Experience
     Your excursion begins from Port Olímpic, where you will set sail and head out to sea. With the sun shining overhead your skipper will guide you along the Mediterranean coastline, and if you´d like, take your turn at the helm navigating through the waves. This hands-on sailing experience is the perfect way to enjoy a day out on the sparkling blue sea.
- Afternoon free to explore the city or chance for optional activities
- Night Tour of La Pedrera with Dinner
     Journey inside one of Guadí´s most famous architectural accomplishments as it comes to life at night on a tour filled with projections and holograms that illuminate the history of the building and the lives of its various inhabitants. You won´t need to imagine what their lives were like, you will see and bear witness to their daily routines, customs and anecdotes. After the tour, head down to La Pedrera's modernist-inspired café for a delicious 3-course meal overlooking Passeig de Gracia.

Day 4 (Sunday)
- Breakfast at your hotel
- Hotel check-out
- 9:00 – 15:00 A Day of Catalan Culture
     - Visit a family-owned vineyard and enjoy a wine tasting session
     - Visit a local festival and see the famous Catalan Human Towers
     An air conditioned mini coach will take you to the lush wine region of Penedés or Alella to a small family-owned organic vineyard where a member of the family will take you on a tour of the vineyard and winery explaining the winemaking process from first-press to fermentation. Top it all off with a tasting of three different wines/cavas. Next, you will make your way to a nearby village to join the locals for their “Festa Major”. These annual festivals feature the Human Towers (Castells) that characterize the Catalan region. Watch the Castellers climb higher and higher until a brave, helmet-clad child (the "enxaneta") scampers to the very top and stretches out their arm, raising 4 fingers to the sky to represent the Catalan flag.
- Private transfer from the hotel to airport

*All of our packages are customizable to ensure that you get just what you want out of your holiday. Additional activities can also be added.

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Package Includes:
- 3 nights in a 3* or 4* hotel w/ breakfast (based on 2 person shared room, hotel upgrade available at additional cost)
- Private transport to and from the Barcelona El-Prat airport
- Barcelona Highlights Tour (lunch at own cost)
- Flamenco show and Dinner
- Sailing Experience
- Night Tour of La Pedrera with Dinner
- A Day of Catalan Culture (lunch at own cost)

Not Included:
- Any transportation not previously specified
- Barcelona Hotel Tourist Tax: €0.75 – 1.25 per person per night to be paid directly to the hotel
- Any meals not previously specified
- ** Price may be subject to additional accommodation peak season surcharge between June and September and during holidays

ACTIVITY INFORMATION
PRICE
€ 625 per person**
LOCATION
Barcelona
DURATION
3 days, 3 nights
AVAILABILITY
Year Round (From November through February, the Day of Catalan Culture will be substituted with a regional winery tour and tasting)
PARTICIPANTS
2 - 8 participants. Please enquire for larger groups
WEATHER
Weather may affect certain activities such as the sailing experience.
WHAT TO WEAR
Detailed information will be sent with your confirmation
ADDITIONAL INFO
Contact us for more information or specific requests
We can also organise your airport transfers, guides, hotels and restaurant bookings, email us info@lifestylebarcelona.com or call us today on +34 93 270 2048
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