Wine Tasting

  • Montserrat and Cava Trail
    Combine mountains, history and wine on a visit to Montserrat and the Freixenet winery on a full-day small group tour by minivan from Barcelona. You’ll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and receive individual attention from your expert tour guide. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 people on this small group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

    Leaving Barcelona, you’ll head straight to Montserrat to visit the Royal Basilica where the famous 12th-century statue of the Black Virgin is housed. At 1pm on weekdays there is the opportunity to hear one of Europe’s oldest children choirs, La Escolania de Montserrat. While you’re here there’s time to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, go for a walk or ride the rack railway or cable car up the mountain.

    In the afternoon, leave Montserrat to visit one of the most famous wine producers of the Penedes region, Freixenet. Visit their vast wine cellars, sample the product and see why this sparkling wine has acquired international fame.

  • Montserrat and Sitges All Day Trip
    Visit two outstanding attractions on a full-day trip from Barcelona. You’ll ride the rack railway to the top of Montserrat, pay a visit to Montserrat Monastery and relax by the beach at colorful Sitges. Best of all, this is a partially guided tour and you will have plenty of time to spend at your leisure at each attraction.

    First stop is to the Benedictine Monastery of Montserrat, founded in the 11th century. The Montserrat mountains provide a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia, who is worshiped at the shrine in the monastery’s Royal Basilica. While at Montserrat, you’ll ride to the top of the mountain on the rack railway for panoramic views, and enjoy the monastery’s audiovisual presentation, Montserrat portes endins (history of Montserrat).

    Next you’ll travel to cosmopolitan Sitges, which was a meeting place for Modernist writers, musicians, critics, sculptors and painters in the 1980s, and was called the Mecca of Modernism. At Sitges you can relax on the beach, stroll along the promenade and spend some time shopping. Your ticket includes discounts at numerous shops, restaurants and places of interest in Sitges.

  • Sitges and Freixenet’s Cava Wine Cellars
    Immerse yourself in the magical world of Spain’s sparkling wine and beaches on this day trip from Barcelona. You’ll tour the Freixenet cava cellars with your knowledgeable guide and discover the secrets of making this special wine. Then it’s off to the beach to visit Sitges, one of the most picturesque villages on the Catalan coast.Your tour begins with a visit to the Freixenet cava wine cellars. Your local guide will share the history of the family-run business, then take you to the old cellars to discover how cava wine is made. Next you will board a small train to travel through part of the 12 miles (20 km) of underground cava cellars before arriving at the tasting room, where you can taste the different cavas of the Freixenet range. Before you leave you will have the option to purchase some of your favorite wines.

    Next stop is the quaint coastal village of Sitges, one of Catalonia’s most famous destinations. This village enjoys more than 300 days of sun per year and is home to 17 beaches. Take a walking tour through the village and then enjoy some free time for explore by yourself.

  • Tour to Sitges and Bodegas Torres
    Relax as you travel by private car to Bodegas Torres, one the most famous wineries in Catalonia, and the beguiling coastal village of Sitges. Accompanied by your own private guide, you’ll enjoy personalized attention on your special private tour of these two Catalan highlights.

    The first stop on your personalized, private tour is the Torres Winery (Bodegas Torres), where you’ll learn all about the region’s fabulous wines as you taste and buy wines to take away with you.

    Next you will visit Sitges, a beguiling Catalan coast village and the perfect spot for a peaceful lunch by the sea. After lunch, take a wander to enjoy the alluring charm of Sitges’ cobbled streets, whitewashed fishermen’s houses, gorgeous beaches, inviting boutiques, cosmopolitan bars and majestic church.

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