days 3 nights
Our Best of Barcelona package Includes:
Members deduct $10 per person
City tax is paid locally and is .75 Euros per person per
Balmes Hotel is in the centre of Barcelona,
close to the Passeig de Grŕcia and Las Ramblas, is this paradise of peace in
the very urban centre with a swimming pool reminding to you an oasis.
In the heart of Barcelona, with a delicious cuisine made with fresh food,
Balmes Restaurant is the ideal choice to celebrate your banquets and
Drink an aperitif, order something from the menu, relax while having a coffee at
half afternoon or have a drink on dying day.. everything within a cosy and
Having a maximum capacity of 40 persons, the hotel puts at your disposal two
salons where you can arrange your meetings or conferences in a quiet place which
is ideal for your business.
Is there anything better than dipping into nature in the city centre of
Barcelona while having a bath in a swimming pool? Besides that, Balmes Hotel
offers Wireless Internet access, Business Center, parking, 2 conference rooms,
garden bar close to the terrace, buffet breakfast and free national press
service. You can also rely on room, laundry and ironing services. The hotel also
has an incredible African art collection and furthermore, our guests will have
free access to the Museum of Egyptian Art in Barcelona.
Jan 1 - Mar 31
||Apr - May 29
June 2 - Oct 3
|* Friday and Saturday night
stays have a supplement of $12 pp dbl or $15 sgl
dates: Feb 24- 28, Mar 15-19, Jun 19-22, July 4-13, 18-20, Sep
16-20, 26-30 & Oct 18-23
Barcelona Tour departs at 8:45 am
Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities of Spain
and this highlight tour gives you a quick overview of its main
highlights.The tour will starts with a panoramic of the elegant Paseo de
Gracia, where there are the Casa Batlló and La Pedrera house. The tour
will continue in direction to the sea to see the changes that Barcelona
had with the Olympic Games. We will pass next to Ciudadela park, Vila
Olimpica, Port Olimpic,the beach, Barcelona, Colon square till arrive to
Montjuich mountain. It will be a short stop in the O lympic
Stadium.Later the group will go near the Castle to take the teleferic to
have a nice view of the city.Next stop will be a visit the Poble
Espanyol (Spanish Village) which reproduces the most typical regional
architectural styles in Spain. And to finish, the group will go back to
the city center having a panoramic of Spain square, Montjuich fountains,
Venecian Towers and the Arenas shopping center ( a bullring) before
arriving to the historical city to e xplore Plaza de Cataluna, Via
Laietana, the Cathedral and its cloister, Gothic Quarter, Plaza Sant
Jaume (Generalitat and Town Hall). The tour will finish in Catalunya
square, infront the Hard Rock cafe.
Duration : 4 ˝
included: Comfortable air conditioning motor coach.
guide Panoramic city tour Entrance to the Spanish Village Teleferic
sightseeing and walking Tour departs at 14:30
operates every day but Sunday and Wednesdays
Montserrat Rack Railway (Cog-Wheel Train)
your half day trip from Barcelona in a comfortable Bus to the mountain
of Montserrat which rises majestically to 4,051 feet (1,236 meter).
rocks of Montserrat were formed by natural cement of sand during the
centuries. The wind and rain shaped the mountain with strange and varied
forms. The popular imagination has seen human or animal shape in some of
these peaks, giving those names and inventing legends to explain their
fantastic origins. This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity
to enjoy the wonderful and breath taking views of the Montserrat
Mountain, one of nature’s special creations.
will go up to Montserrat with the Cog – Wheel Train, which leaves you
in the middle of the Monastery. It is a 15-minute trip with a privileged
and spectacular view of the mountain. The train has panoramic windows
which make the actual journey an interesting attraction. The train is
air-conditioned and they are completely wheelchair-friendly.
will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th
century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna). You
will be able to see this famous statue of the Black Madonna from a
distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat has been founded in 1025
and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the
patron saint of Catalonia who is enshrined in the monastery"s Royal
Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and
visitors who contributed to the spread of stories of miracles and
wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernized
to continue attending to the needs to pilgrims, one thousand years after
it was originally founded.
will be given some free time to visit the audio visual exhibition about
the history and creation of Montserrat. And taste typical liquors of
˝ hours approx.
in English & Spanish
Air conditioned motor coach.
Taste of 4 typical liquors, handmade by the monks of the monastery.
Entrance to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio
visual Montserrat”. The exhibition is based on three fundamental
pillars: mountain, monastery and sanctuary. It explains to its visitors
the history, natural creation and significance of this pilgrimage site.
Cog – Wheel Train.
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Correct dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It
is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts
Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please
come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you
will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold