PENEDÈS, PERFECT BLEND OF ART AND WINE

1 DAY
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Our tour will start heading towards the iconic inland mountain of Montserrat, behind which hide the Penedès vineyards. We will first visit the 10th century Benedictine monastery of Sant Sebastià dels Gorgs, highly representative of Romanesque religious architecture in Penedès. Then we will go Vilafranca del Penedès, the main town in the region, where we will explore its Catalan Wine Cultures Museum, situated in an medieval palace of the monarchs of the Crown of Aragon. In order to make our wine experience complete, we will then visit the facilities of a local winery and enjoy a wine tasting. As a second leg of our tour, we will reach the coast of Garraf for a leisurely walk across the old bohemian artist town of Sitges. Sitges is famous for its wild and spectacular Carnivals, as well as for being the hometown of Facundo Bacardi, founder of the eponymous rum Bacardi distillery and remembered in the Casa Bacardi, located in the former town market. Sitges also houses a number of fine museums, among which stands out the brilliant Cau Ferrat. We will visit the staggering collection of this House Museum, historic home and studio of artist and playwright Santiago Rusiñol, who brought this former fishing village to fame in the late 19th century.

  • Private tour
  • Duration: Full Day, 8 hours
  • Category Art and History / Barcelona and Catalonia
  • Private chauffeured transportation
  • Private licensed and experienced guide
  • Pick up at the hotel
  • Quick lunch break with your guide (cost of lunch not included)
    • Appropriate clothing is required to enter the Sant Sebastià dels Gorgs Monastery
    • Fast track entrance to monuments/museum
    • Entrance tickets reservation service included