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Medieval Vic & Pyrenees Mountains Small-Group Tour

By Explore Catalunya
4.7/5
Price is AU$160per traveller

Features

Free cancellation available
11h
Mobile voucher
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Picturesque Vic with its rural Catalan spirit

  • Opportunity to visit one of Vic's many themed markets

  • A beautiful stone-built, traditional mountain village

  • Spectacular views from Vall de Núria at 6,000 feet (2,000 m)

  • Baroque & Renaissance architecture

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Vic, Queralbs and Vall de Núria

  • What's included

    Roundtrip train ticket to Vall de Núria from Queralbs

  • What's included

    Transport

  • What's included

    Commentary in English

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

Know before you book

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Maximum group size is 15 people.

  • If the train track is closed during winter months, you will go up to the valley by minivan.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

A full day of nature and colourful landscapes with picturesque villages on the wondrous Pyrenees mountains awaits you. Centuries-old street markets bursting with local delicacies and breathtaking views from the surrounding mountains offer the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Barcelona.

Your first stop is the medieval town of Vic; your visit to this charming place coincides with the themed, traditional market days that have taken place for more than 1,000 years. Listen as your guide gives detailed information about this town and shares tips on the must-see sights, traditional restaurants, and places to explore.

Moving up to the mountains, you stop in the small town of Queralbs – with only 200 permanent residents. Perched on the mountain in the highest point reachable by car, this picturesque town is dotted with traditional, stone houses. According to local legend, its Sant Sadurni church was built with perfectly carved stones cut by fairies and witches.

From here, a train takes you even farther up the Pyrenees to a final elevation of 6,443 feet (1,964 m). If that doesn't take your breath away, the delightful mountain valley of Vall de Núria will. Take a hike to get a closer look at the pristine plants and animals that call this valley home before heading back to Barcelona.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Vic

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Explore Catalunya
    • Carrer del Palau de la Musica, 1
    • Barcelona 08003

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