Catalonia is one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. This fantastic region offers our guests top-notch gastronomy, and an endless cultural offering of art and architecture by renowned artists, Salvador Dalí and Antoni Gaudí.
Visit Catalonia’s capital of modernism, Barcelona, which includes unique sites and buildings such as the Sagrada Família Cathedral, Palau de la Música Catalana (concert hall), the Roman influenced Tarraco, Poblet Monastery, National Art Museum of Catalonia, Dalí Theater-Museum and the Vall de Boí in Lleida.
What’s more, Catalonia offers diverse landscapes which can be alternated with visits to the region’s phenomenal nature reserves.
For a relaxing getaway, stop at the spectacular beaches of Costa Daurada, Costa Barcelona, Costa Brava, staying at luxurious private villas in Salou, Sitges, Tossa de Mar, Cadaqués and Roses. Mountaineers will enjoy an excursion to the Catalan Pyrenees, Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, Cap de Creus Natural Park and Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.
Gastronomic highlights include everything from Michelin-starred restaurants serving avant-garde cuisine to the most traditional dishes and produce; “Pa amb tomàquet”, toasted bread with tomato, “Calçotada”, spring onions, “Xató”, a sauce made with almonds and prepared with cod, and “Escalivada”, a smoky grilled vegetable dish.
Other gastronomic Catalonian highlights include wine tastings along the Penedès region and savoring white wine – Cava, a perfect pairing with the area’s delicious seafood.