A Surprisingly Affordable European Travel Destination Is….
Ah, Barcelona. This coastal Spanish city is a pleasure to visit for its perfect weather, beautiful attractions (and locals), and of course, delicious food and wine.
Situated along the Mediterranean Sea on the north-eastern coast of Spain, Barcelona’s summers are nothing short of perfection. With temperatures in the low 80s F (mid-upper 20s C), and a wealth of cultural sights, museums, and easy access to nature, Barça is hands down Europe’s top dream destination. The best part? A vacation here won’t make your wallet cry!
Now that you can breathe easy and get excited about the fact that Barcelona is an affordable destination, the next thing you need to think about is where to take your wallet full of savings in order to get some sightseeing in!
- Discover Hidden Bays and Fishing Villages Tour – Leaving Barcelona behind, discover Tamariu, a small, beautiful, idyllic village in Costa Brava, filled with white-washed houses. Walk with your expert guide along the rocky coast following the historical Camí de Ronda hiking path, where you will uncover the impressive pine forests next to the sea as well as the most beautiful natural bays your eyes have ever had the pleasure of viewing.
- Wine and Cava Tasting – A full day tour that will take you to three cellars of the Penedès region of Catalonia where you will find elaborate collections of wine and cava (Catalan sparkling wine). Catalonia is one of Spain’s most prominent wine producing regions, boasting eleven appellations of origin so you’re bound to find at least one you love.
- Artistic Barcelona Sightseeing Tour – Barcelona is known as the capital of Modernism and is the place where famous architect, Antoni Gaudí, one of the greatest innovators of all time, lived and left behind numerous treasures for the discerning tourist to discover.
- Montserrat Railway Half-Day Tour –This journey follows the remarkable forms of the mountain and provides exceptionally spectacular views of the surrounding peaks, which rise majestically to 4,051 feet (1,235 meters).