Although it seems impossible to practice horse riding in the crowded cities around Barcelona, a few minutes away from the city you will find a place where it is a real pleasure to mount a horse. Wear your boots and put your pants on!
Enjoy culture with time-honored traditions on this Maundy thursday evening small group tour by minivan from Barcelona to Girona region. Visit the monumental city of Girona and later on experience the traditional Dance of Death in the medieval village of Verges. Maundy Thursday is one of the most eagerly awaited days in the village of Verges. In its walled old quarter it is represented the Passion of Christ that has become famous for the Dance of Death. The feelings that appear when watching it are unexplainable, regardless your religious trends. This is the perfect tour for a group interested in the local way of living religion in Spain.
In the morning we will step off the mass tourism of Barcelona to discover the impressive and beautiful Costa Brava. We will discover Calella de Palafrugell, a small delightful fisherman village of withe houses that reach right to the sea-front.
In the afternoon at Girona, where you’ll enjoy the floral decoration of the monumental city and the courtyards, which are opened to visitors in “Temps de Flors” (Flower season Festival), held only once a year in May.
Step off the mass tourism beaches of Barcelona to find the beautiful and hidden beaches of Costa Brava. In the afternoon, the group will head to Palamós, a fishing village, to experience a feast for your senses when the fishing boats dock at the port and unload their catch.
Watch villagers dressed as devils and dancing to the sound of the drums and turning the village into a fiery cauldron of light and fireworks. The ‘Fire-running’ is a show of fire that waits until the sun is down to perform in an amazing fire parade. It is a unique, real and unforgettable experience! Dance with the devils between the crowds or just watch the spectacle of fire.
Excursion where you will sail along the coast where can observe the cliffs and small coves and caves of great beauty typical of the Costa Brava landscape
Enjoy a horse ride in a scenic, leisurely, guided tour through various charming trails, and experience first hand the beauty that brings so many to the Nature Park. After the horse riding, you go to the wine growing region of Spain, el Penedès, where you will visit a local winery and its underground cellars. The visit is accompanied by wine and cava (local champagne) tasting.
The official SWIM RUN COSTA BRAVA accommodation is reserved for SRCB athletes and staff.
Tour of Montblanc. Taste of tradictional Montblanquin sweets, participate in a local festival first-hand and go back to the XIV century: arts&crafts, old cuisine, medieval shows. Moreover, visit a winery and cellar with wine/cava tasting.
Visit the beautiful city of Sitges, taste the traditional “xató” and get amazed by the beautiful carpets of flowers around the city
Surely any mention of Berga will bring La Patum to mind, declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2005. So, in this tour the group heads up to Berga to get involved in the magical atmosphere of La Patum, one of the most popular festivals in Spain. Theatrical performances of a variety of effigies animate the streets of this medieval town. The celebration takes place only once a year and it is more than a festival; it is an exceptional popular and traditional event with an enormous expression of feelings and emotion of a whole community. Decide whether to watch the unique and singular spectacle or dance with the figures between the crowds, which a very traditional activity among Catalans is.
Visit the beautiful city of Tarragona, UNESCO World Heritage Site and visit the Roman Aqueduct. At the same time, see gladiators battling or taste Roman Cuisine.
Live the carpets flowers festival. See the amazing town of Sitges, taste of traditional “xato” and get amazed by the beautiful carpets of flowers around the city
Live the Blanes firework competition with the summer weather. Get your Botanical garden entrance ticket and enjoy the firework from a boat. However, get the opportunity to see this terrific competition with a light dinner of Spanish Tapas, Cava and Sangria.
Visit the Monumental city of Girona and then start the Medieval tour in Besalú. Where you have the choice to taste Ratafia (local beverage) and our catalan food too.
Have the opportunity to visit the Cardona Village and his Castle. After that see the amazing show of Running Bulls and the Traditional dances show (Stick dance & Eagle dance) that the village offers just one time per year
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” (Benjamin Franklin). Design your piece of artwork. A nice memory to take home.