Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona

Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona


Updated June 2019

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
MORNING tour to Montserrat
AFTERNOON tour to Montserrat
EXPRESS tour to Montserrat


Andorra, France & Pyrenees mountains


Andorra near Barcelona

Andorra is a small mountain country situated high 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. In the winter Andorra is a winter sports paradise with many excellent ski resorts and areas.

Pictures Andorra
Tour Andorra & France from Barcelona


Tarragona - Roman ruins of Tarraco


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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 Roman ruins Tarragona
About Tarragona, Spain
Small group Day Tour to Tarragona

Sitges - a nice day out


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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 easily  be visited by train. 

About Sitges
Getting to Sitges by train

Costa Brava - spectacular coast & beaches


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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 


Girona - history and Game of Thrones


Girona Spain

A Top 5 Day Trip from Barcelona. Girona is a popular day tour from Barcelona. Attractions include the medieval city center, the ancient Jewish quarter and the filming locations of TV series Game of Thrones series 6.

Pictures Girona 
Half day tour Girona
Day trip Girona / Costa Brava

To get to these destinations mentioned above and many more places near Barcelona on a small group day tour we recommend our partner DaytripsBarcelona.com who are a small family company with expert guides and top reviews.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2019 15:29
 

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