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Catalonia. The best cava beside Roman and Modernist architecture

In south Catalonia discover surprising Roman monuments together with examples of unique Modernist architecture. Join us in a toast with the very best genuine cava.

  • TOUR

    In the late XIX and early XX century and as a result of the Industrial Revolution, Modern Style in art and architecture took on its own characteristics in Catalonia, and clearly set itself apart from the rest of Europe.
    The flourishing bourgeoisie of the time, eager for modernity, supported these artistic trends that there especially reflected in Architecture and Applied Arts after the Universal Exhibition in 1888.

    Our 5-day tour will begin and end in magical Barcelona and; we will get to know different and marvelous examples of this artistic movement in detal with the help of impresivve palaces, amazing houses, a castle, La Sagrada Familia cathedral, a huge hospital, an industrial park and other more popular buildings.

    However the greatest artists of Modernism such as Lluis Domenech I Montaner, Antoni Gaudí or Eusebi Güell not only focused on this city, but also on nearby towns that resurfaced and expanded at the same time, thanks to the growth of the wine and cava industry. Rest in this world-renowned region surrounded by vineyards and visit magical and incredible underground wineries where the best and exquisite cava can be tasted.

    At the end of the trip, with 5-star accommodation and renowned restaurants, you will have the chance to visit Tarragona and the Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco, a World Heritage Site and truly unique Roman location that served as a refecence for other cities in the Roman Empire.

  • SERVICES

    INCLUDED:

      • A Spain for Gourmets Tour Guide during your trip, offering 24 hour support.
      • All transportation in the mentioned itinerary.
      • 4 nights in 5-star accommodation, including breakfast, hotel taxes and service charges.
      • Reservations in the best restaurants for your meals (4 lunches and 4 dinners) One of them in a restaurant recognized by the Michelin Guide, and cocktail on a fashionable terrace in Barcelona.
      • Local guides for your private visits to the different sites of Barcelona, Güell Palace, Sagrada Familia, Gothic District… and towns, such as Sant Sadurní, Tarragona…
      • A delightful piano concert in the Palau de la Música or a night visit to La Pedrera.
      • Private visits visits and “catas” (private tasting sessions) of the best wines and chesses.
      • All entrance fees for private tours, gastronomic and cultural events.
    • All tips for baggage, porter and hotel service.

    NOT INCLUDED:

      • Mealtime Beverages.
      • Laundry and other personal expenses.
      • Transportation to Lerida, the starting point of our itinerary (this can be arranged for you).
      • Cancelation fees and health-care insurance.
    • Tips.

  3095 €/pax (*starting at)

5 days all-in package

(*Example for a 6 people group)

Route 2, Catalonia, Cava

Selected Products

Catalonia. Best cava between Romans and Modernism architecture

The subsector of wine and derivatives represents 25% of the production of Spain. Catalonia has ten appellations of origin. In addition, there is the Denomination of Origin Cava, which is found mostly in the Penedes area. The roots of the Cava wine industry can be traced back to Josep Raventos’ travels through Europe in the 1860s.His visits to the Champagne region sparked an interest in the potential of a Spanish version, using the same sparkling wine production methods. In our shop you can find an exquisite variety of these unique products with guaranteed quality.