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Discover the Costa Brava Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

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Discover the landscape of the Costa Brava on a 10-hour tour from Barcelona. See one of the most stunning coastlines in Europe. Stroll through the cliff top gardens in Blanes, and then enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Drive along one of Europe's most beautiful coastlines
  • Discover a secluded cove and beach of the Costa Brava
  • Enjoy a traditional home-cooked lunch in a local restaurant
  • Visit the last remaining fortified town of the Costa Brava
  • Stroll among the exotic plants of the Botanical Gardens in Blanes
  • Get panoramic views of the Mediterranean from lighthouse at Tossa de Mar
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Escape the hustle and bustle of Barcelona on a full-day tour of the Costa Brava.
Travel north up the coastal highway to Blanes, the gateway to one of Europe’s most beautiful coastlines. Depart Barcelona early to see one of the few remaining coves still free from the crowds and big commercial developments along the coast, and to enjoy the beach on your own. Enjoy a secluded swim in the crystal clear waters.
You have the option to stay on the beach for the next two hours, or leave the sand for another day and go to the famous botanical gardens. You may even find time to do both.

Next, enjoy a typical Mediterranean lunch in a local restaurant. Your feast will start with a selection of traditional local dishes and a glass of Sangria, followed by a choice of main courses. All the dishes in this family owned restaurant are lovingly handmade and they have built a deserved reputation as one of the best kept secrets in town.
Continue along the coast to Tossa de Mar, the last remaining preserved fortified town on the Costa Brava. Walk along cobblestone streets to the lighthouse for a stunning view of the coastline. Wander back down through the old town, and discover a maze of narrow streets lined with traditional whitewashed houses and shops.

 Enjoy an hour to soak up the atmosphere and purchase souvenirs from the local craft shops. If you've not had enough of the water, you have one last chance to take a dip beneath this historic town, or even rent a kayak for a quick paddle under the cliffs. 
After a couple of hours exploring Tossa de Mar you will head back to Barcelona.
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the Botanical Garden in Blanes
  • Mediterranean lunch
  • Drink
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at the Explore Catalunya office (opposite the Palau de la Musica), C/ Palau de la Musica, 1, 08003 Barcelona

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• Please remember to bring your swim wear and a towel if you would like to swim on the Costa Brava

From £86.36 per person

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Product ID: 56179