Private Full Day Trip to Medieval Villages of Catalonia + Lunch front of a Lake

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(5) Reviews
From 144 € pp
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On this incredible tour you feel like you are travelling back in time, situated in the Middle Ages. Your private guide will take you to 3 of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval villages in Spain.

Walk through the village of Rupit, with its 14th century houses and narrow alleys. Don't miss the hanging bridge and the hermitage of the XI century!

You will visit the charming Besalu, another medieval jewel. Its gothic bridge gives it a special touch.

A lunch in a restaurant front of a lake awaits you with an exquisite Catalan menu.

The tour ends in the incredible city of Girona, one of the most important cities of the medieval era.

What to expect in this tour

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Not all the beauty is in Barcelona, the charming medieval villages will surprise you! Discover the architectural and natural richness of these villages through this incredible tour: Rupit, Besalu and Girona will not be erased from your memory.

Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel in his car and drive you through time.

You will visit Rupit, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. It is almost a postcard, its stone houses of the XVI-XVIII centuries, its cobbled streets of old layout, the flowers on the balconies, its medieval hanging bridge, its shops with rural atmosphere, and that aroma of bread. Without a doubt, Rupit is one of the most picturesque rural centres in Spain, located just over 100 kilometres from Barcelona and transports the traveller to the middle ages, as if time had remained frozen. This curious pedestrian village, where cars cannot circulate, is made up of rustic houses, some of which are more than 400 years old. Now it is one of the tourist places with history of the province of Barcelona and all Catalonia.

Admire the fantastic nature of Catalonia, while you are on your way to the next destination: Besalu. There are many things that will surprise you about this town: the Medieval Bridge, an 11th century construction, refurbished many times throughout history. The walls were built to protect the city and the castle. In the centre of the city the Plaza Mayor stands out, in which you can observe important buildings such as the Town Hall, the Tourist Office and the Royal Curia, construction of beautiful Gothic windows and of invaluable artistic richness.

Are you hungry? you will enjoy a delicious catalan lunch at one restaurant in front of the lake of Banyoles.

Next stop: Girona. This medieval city has a lot of history. Meet the Cathedral, the Basilica of Sant Feliu and tour the Jewish Quarter, one of the best preserved in Europe, with narrow streets full of mystery, the walls of the ninth century, are an unmissable point to visit.

Immerse yourself in the medieval history and the fascinating landscapes of Catalonia, you won't regret it!!!

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  • Barcelona
  • 10 hours
  • Day Trip tours
  • Car Tour
  • Kids friendly

What's included in this private tour?

  • 1 hs. Rupit - Medieval Town
  • 1 hs. Besalú - Medieval town
  • 1h 40 min at La Carpa del Estany restaurant
  • 1 h Girona - Medieval city
  • Private local guide
  • Pick up & drop off by to your hotel by car included


  • Enjoy this daytrip, ideal for getting out of Barcelona!
  • Discover the most incredible villages of the medieval Catalonia: Rupit, Besalu & Girona.
  • Deep into the medieval world. Lose yourself in its streets, its bridges, imagine its life 1000 years ago. Learn all about its history with your private guide
  • Relax in an incredible restaurant in front of the lake of Banyoles. Have a typical Catalan lunch & local wine enjoying the views of the valley around Girona.
  • Enjoy the trip with the incredible landscapes of Catalonia and with the best company.
  • Your local guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel by car. You cant miss it!!

Meeting Point

Guest Hotel (Pick up if it is in Barcelona Area)

Barcelona, Spain

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.
More info? Check out our cancellation policy here.

Book your experience and select your stating date and time.

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This is the plan


Pick up guest hotel
THe guide will go to pick you up at your hotel (Barcelona Area)
Visit one of the medieval towns of Catalonia, considered one of the most beautiful in Spain.
Beautiful medieval town, one of the best preserved, with houses from the 16th century. You cannot miss its incredible medieval bridge.
Lunch at La Carpa del Estany
The restaurant, in front of the lake of Banyoles.
The historic city of Girona, one of the most interesting cities in Catalonia, allows you to explore more than two thousand years of history, Roman walls, Arab baths, Jewish quarter and much more!
Drop off at Hotel
We will drop you off at your hotel in Barcelona

Of course, during the tour your private guide will tell you all about the local life, and will share with you a lot of insights about what to do during your stay in Barcelona!


What other travelers think about the tour

Miguel N
Great tour
Our guide was excellent. She seemed to love what she does. She made us enjoyed this activity a lot. We had a very good time.
An experience to savour
This was a private full day tour with a tour guide taking us to the beautiful and serene medieval towns of Rupit, Besalu and Girona (the old part of town). Rupit was like a picturesque postcard from heaven. Besalu and Girona were larger but equally scenic and had the old world charm in their own way. In between all this we stopped for lunch at a lovely restaurant.
Faith A
great guide, knowledgeable and personalble
Our private tour was very good; our guide was personable and thorough. His English was perfect and we enjoyed having the one on one experience.
Syd jones
Excellent tour guide Melissa recommendation high and Jones clan family enjoyed and appreciated Melissa’s kind and good nature very good
Cheryl C
Great Day touring medieval villages!
Miguel and Pali were awesome! They asked us many questions to determine our interests for sightseeing as they wanted to ensure we had a memorable day. Lunch was fantastic!

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