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Food

  • There is a nearby supermarket and bakery to buy packed lunches and Begur is brimming with restaurant choices for your evening meal. There is plenty of choice for all budgets and palletes, including traditional Spanish cuisine and delicious fresh seafood.

Activities

  • Accom: hotel/lodge
  • New trip
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Walking centre-based
  • Guided Group
  • 1

    Start Begur.

    We stay in Begur, a pretty mediaeval town, with narrow cobbled streets and a mixture of Moorish and Spanish architecture. Depending upon arrival time, there may be time to see some of the town this evening.

  • 2

    A circular walk from Begur visiting the pretty fishing village of Sa Riera and beach cove of Aguafreda.

    Today is a circular walk, where we explore the coast and visit some of the best spots in Costa Brava. The walk is a fantastic introduction to the dramatic landscape, with secluded coves, charming fishing villages and rugged cliffs. Walk Profile: distance 9km, ascent 380m, descent 380m, 3.5 hours walk.

  • 3

    Walk directly from Begur to the mediaeval hilltop town of Pals with its cobbled streets and restored gothic quarter.

    This morning we walk to the picturesque town of Pals, admiring the restored gothic architecture and the Torre de les Hores (Tower of the Hours). Here we will have the opportunity to enjoy the famous rice dish from this area. From here we wander through the winding narrow streets to the small gothic church of Sant Pere, where there are superb panoramic views. Walk Profile: distance 16km, ascent 220m, descent 220m, 5 hours walk.

  • 4

    Free day; visit the market town of Palafrugell or walk to any of the beautiful coves nearby. Alternatively, take a public bus to Figueres, home to the Salvador Dali museum or visit the mediaeval city of Girona.

    Free day to relax or explore. Today you have the option to visit the nearby town of Girona, or take a walk to one of the nearby tranquil hidden coves. If you prefer to stay in Begur then you could visit the crumbling castle perched high on the hilltop which overlooks the town's whitewashed houses, restaurants and shops.

  • 5

    Private transfer to the Cap de Creus to begin coastal walk to the lighthouse and visit the picturesque town of Cadaques. In the afternoon visit summer house of Salvador Dali.

    This morning we take a private transfer (1.5hr) to the Cap de Creus, where we begin our coastal walk to the lighthouse. Today we discover more pristine coves, wander around the narrow streets of Cadaques and its picturesque waterfront and then make our way to the summer house of Salvador Dali. Dali's summer house is a wonderful building, fully decorated with surrealist artwork and furniture. From here we can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of olive tree gardens, where there's a fantastic view of the mediterranean sea. Walk Profile: distance 6.5km, ascent 330m, descent 240m, 4 hours walk.

  • 6

    Head south on one of the famous Grand Randonée routes GR92 to the fishing village of Tamariu, then follow coastal path to Llafranc and Calella de Palafrugel. Take public bus back to Begur.

    Today we follow the coast, taking in the stunning landscape and wandering through the fishing villages of Costa Brava. We are greeted with fantastic views of the coast, with turquoise waters and wild scenery as we walk the famous Cami de Ronda that was used for centuries by smugglers along these cliffs and coves. Walk Profile: distance 13km, ascent 230m, descent 450m, 4.5 hours walk.

  • 7

    Transfer to Barcelona; afternoon orientation tour and free time to explore the city.

    We change hotel for the last night to stay in Barcelona. This morning we transfer by private bus (approx. 1.5 hours) to Barcelona. We will leave our luggage at our hotel and then will have an orientation tour of Barcelona city centre. The leader will be with the group until after lunch, where he will say farewell and leaving you free to enjoy the vibrant city, renowned for its quirky art and distinctive architecture. Wander the streets of the famous cobbled Gothic Quarter and marvel at the Sagrada Familia; a catholic church designed by the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. Sample the food and wine at La Boqueria market or visit one of the city's many tapas bars. Stroll along the beach or relax in Park Güell; one of the most beautiful parks in Barcelona.

  • 8

    End Barcelona

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