Day 1: Visit the beautiful walled city of Girona. Get a closer look on the historical Old fortifications that protected the city for hundreds of years which was built in Roman times in the 1st century BC. See the Gothic architecture of the ancient cathedrals in the walled city and other amazing structures. Walk through the picturesque houses overlooking the river Onyar which gives the flavor of a small Mediterranean city that you will definitely love. Enjoy the good example of Mediterranean village of Sant Pol de Mar with its excellent coastal temperatures. Relax in its combed sandy beaches and have a look in the wonderful whitewashed houses covering the hills and century old houses. The old Benedictine monastery gave rise to his medieval village and lived in splendor. The village shows a varied architectural modernist. You will be charmed by the beauty of handcrafted wrought iron, tile and mosaic in the facade of several buildings.
Day 2: Learn more about the beauty of Barcelona. Visit the extraordinary Gothic architecture of The Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family commonly known as Sagrada Familia. Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI. Its facades are proofs of architectural grandeur that is truly amazing. Stroll along the beautifully tree-lined central promenade of La Rambla which popular to tourist and locals alike. See the historic buildings of Palace of the Virreina and the famous opera house, Liceu theatre. You will surely get excited in this lively promenade's length with its kiosks that sell newspapers and souvenirs, flowers and birds, street performers, cafes, restaurants and shops. Visit the The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, a large public market and one of the city's foremost tourist landmarks.
Day 3: Explore the beautiful multi-peaked mountain of Montserrat and enjoy the spectacular view of Catalonia and a stunning panorama. Visit the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which is of religious importance as it hosts the 12th century carving of the Virgin of Montserrat or the Black Virgin, patron of Catalonia. Take a look on the elaborately decorated basilica, the museum and the Station of the Cross. Absorb the atmosphere of this deeply spiritual place and haven of nature.
Day 4: Explore more Sant Pol de Mar with local people – getting to know the local culture, living style, local cuisines. Later, time for late lunch or early dinner and transfer to the Airport at 5:00 pm.
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