Cosmopolitan Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the sparkling jewel of Spain’s Mediterranean coastline, imbued with a creative spirit that has propelled innovations in architecture, art, cuisine and more. Settle in and explore this enchanting seaside city with a small group of fellow travelers on an exhilarating seven-night adventure. Discover the historic Barri Gòtic neighborhood, and marvel at the whimsical masterpieces of architect Antoni Gaudí, the Sagrada Familía basilica and Parc Güell. During a hands-on cooking class, roll up your sleeves and prepare delectable Catalán cuisine. Explore the serene, ninth-century monastery of Montserrat, and sample the Penedès region’s renowned sparkling cava wine. Tour the El Born district, the center of medieval Barcelona, and admire the Picasso Museum’s impressive collection, including many of the artist’s earliest works. In addition to ample free time for exploring on your own, this program includes first-class accommodations, a Travel Director, enlightening lectures and generous meals with wine at dinner.
Includes excursions and educational programs
Seven breakfasts, two lunches and three dinners, including Welcome and Farewell Dinners; tea or coffee with all meals, plus wine with dinner
Sample authentic regional specialties during meals at local restaurants
Optional post-trip program
- Madrid; Girona and Dali’s Figueres
From $2,995 per person, double occupancy