Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona

Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona

Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona. When you feel you have seen it all in Barcelona or just want to have a nice day outside the city, then there are many things to do and see beyond Barcelona.

Here are the Top 5 day trip places near Barcelona in our opinion. 

Montserrat Mountain & Virgin of Montserrat shrine

Montserrat Mountains near Barcelona

A Top 5 Day Trip from Barcelona. Montserrat Mountain and Basilica. Montserrat is a world class tourist attraction and an area of great natural beauty and spirituality that is 1 hour from Barcelona, so this is popular half-day tour and really a world class attraction and must-see if you are in Barcelona. See the fantastic rock formations. Take mountain trains and enjoy beautiful views stretching to the Pyrenees mountains and the Mediterranean sea. Visit the Monserrat monastery and basilica with a thousand years of history. Perfect for half-day tours or day tours combined with other destinations.

About Montserrat mountain
Pictures Montserrat mountain
TotMontserrat combo train ticket
Small group MORNING tour to Montserrat
Small group AFTERNOON tour to Montserrat
How to get to Montserrat by train

Andorra & Pyrenees mountains near Barcelona

Andorra near Barcelona

Andorra is a small landlocked country entirely situated in the Pyrenees mountains on the border between France and Spain. It is one of Europe's six smallest micro-states and has been a co-principality since 1268 in the thirteenth century. You can visit Andorra on a day road trip from Barcelona and experience spectacular mountain views, drive on mountain passes (weather permitting) and cross three country borders in one day if you enter Andorra from the east border at Pas de la Casa. In the winter Andorra is a winter sports paradise with many excellent ski resorts and areas. Here are some photos of Andorra and the Pyrenees and Pre-Pyrenees mountains.

Pictures Andorra
Day Tour Andorra & France from Barcelona

Tarragona Roman ruins of Tarraco


A Top 5 Day Trip from Barcelona.Tarragona is a beautiful coastal city just 1 hour south of Barcelona by car or train. It is the capital of the Spanish province of the same name and the capital of the Catalan comarca Tarragonès. Tarragona was the most important Roman city and the Roman capital city of Spain.
The Roman imperial city was called Tarraco (full name Colonia Iulia Urbs Triumphalis Tarraco and there are many impressive roman ruins in Tarragona, including the Amphitheatre of Tarragona (pictured above), the Roman circus and the Roman aqueduct. The Roman ruins of Tarraco have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

About Tarragona, Spain
Small group Day Tour to Tarragona

Torres Vineyard & Sitges seaside village


A Top 5 day trip from Barcelona. Sitges is a charming sea-side resort sometimes called the 'St Tropez' of Spain. Sitges is just 30 minutes south of Barcelona and can be visited by train. You can also visit Sitges on a small group tour usually in connection with a visit to the Penedès wine area of Catalonia or the Roman ruins of Tarragona.

About Sitges
Pictures Sitges
Getting to Sitges by train
Montserrat and Sitges Tour

Costa Brava coast


Visit the beautiful villages and beaches of the famous Costa Brava coastline of Catalunya that starts just 1 hour north of Barcelona

Day tour Costa Brava from Barcelona
Day Tour Girona / Costa Brava 

Dali museums near Barcelona


A Top 5 Day Trip from Barcelona. Girona is a popular day tour from Barcelona and often combined with a visit to Figueres to see the fabulous Salvador Dalí Museum.

Other day tours from Barcelona could be to see the other museums in the the 'Dalí Triangle' which are his house-museum in Port Lligat and the Gala Dalí house-museum in Pubol, both in the Costa Brava area.

About Figueres
Day Tour to Dali Museum and Girona
Pictures Dali Museums near Barcelona
Pictures Girona 
Half day tour Girona fm Barcelona
Day trip Girona / Costa Brava
About Salvador Dali
 Train to Figueres

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:22