5-Day Trips You Can Try in Barcelona

5-Day Trips You Can Try in Barcelona

Travel Around Barcelona on a Budget: An International Student’s Guide

Known as Spain’s cosmopolitan capital, Barcelona is well known for its arts and architecture. Visitors can marvel at the beautiful sceneries that the city can provide, but not knowing where to start can be frustrating.

From wine tasting to touring the beautiful city with other means, Barcelona won’t let you down. A Modern and avant-garde city in Spain and has been offering a set of fun activities you can do.

Here are some Day trips we’ve compiled for you to try in Barcelona:

Montserrat Tour Offering Lunch and Wine Tasting

The trip starts by boarding an air-conditioned boat coach at a central Barcelona location. While riding a guide will provide an overview of the area and its religious significance. 

This experience offers a Catalan lunch and wine-and-cheese tasting. This 10-hour tour highlights a Feast on all of the senses on a Montserrat tour with wine. In addition, you can get the chance to attend a performance by l’Escolania de Montserrat at the end.

Montserrat Half-Day Tour

Mixing a visit to Montserrat Monastery and a visit to a winery is an unusual trip that’s difficult to arrange independently. After leaving Central Barcelona on an air-conditioned vehicle, you’d be heading to the Montserrat Monastery, Located at Mt. Montserrat.

The guide will tell you how the monastery stands as the foundation of Catalan history and spirituality. Then, you’ll be able to visit Oller del Mas, a winery set in a 10th-century castle. This seven-hour trip will let you see and learn about all the highlights of the City.

Girona and Costa Brava Small-Group Tour

Known for its Roman and medieval past, Girona offers a sight of the colorful houses along the Onyar River and continues to Costa Brava. Stroll the cobbled street, and admire the panoramas from its viewpoints.

This 10-hour trip will let you enjoy Girona and the Costa Brava coast with ease, in a day from Barcelona, and admire the architectural styles from Moorish arches to Gothic doorways. The trip ends with a hotel drop-off to Barcelona.

Montserrat With Cogwheel Train

Board a cogwheel train for a ride to Montserrat Monastery, enjoying the views of the countryside. On arrival, taste the local food and drink washed down with homemade liquors. 

You’ll be able to learn about the site’s religious history that dates back to the 11th century. The tour would last about seven to nine hours, which features a multi-course lunch or tapas at a 10th-century winery.

The Original Three Countries in One Day

You can view the peaks of Cadi-Moixero National Park as you travel to the village of Baga. Touring the village’s square and medieval church. Afterward, you can enjoy the countryside toward the French border. 

The next stop will be the medieval streets of Ax-Les-Thermes, soak in the natural fountain, and dip your feet into the healing waters. This half a day tour will let you experience going to three countries in one day.

Want to try more things while in Barcelona? See our articles about the many foods you can try in Barcelona on a budget here at MSM Unify.


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