Want to enjoy a trip that combines the most attractive city of the Mediterranean with the most exclusive ski resort in Spain? With this itinerary you’ll discover the best of Barcelona and Baqueira, two beautiful and distinct destinations that will make your trip a unique experience, full of contrasts: urbanism and nature, culture and adventure, gastronomy and relax, ski and shopping… The ski resort of Baqueira is located only 4 hours from Barcelona and is considered one of the best kept treasures of the Pyrenees. Its fantastic weather and snow conditions and the wide range of après-ski activities have made it the favorite ski resort of the lovers of this sport. Besides skiing and carrying out mountaineering activities, you will relax in the spa of your hotel or reading by the fireplace, walk through the charming villages of the area or taste the local cuisine in authentic mountain restaurants.
Arrival – At the appointed time
Arrival in Barcelona and transfer by private vehicle to the hotel. Time to settle in.
Afternoon – Tapas & Wine Tour
In the afternoon we will carry out a tapas tour along one of the most historic neighbourhoods of the city. During the tour we will visit some of the most unique bars to taste these little creations accompanied by fine wines. We will be accompanied by a gastronomic expert who will explain us many curiosities of the Mediterranean cuisine and the history of tapas. Between bar and bar, we will walk through the streets of the historic center of Barcelona, where our guide will be revealing us the secrets and stories of the history of the city.
Morning – Essential Barcelona Tour
During this morning we will carry out a tour along the most essential Barcelona. We will visit the main attractions of the city such as the Sagrada Familia, the Gothic Quarter or the mountain of Montjuïc. An ideal tour to take a first impression of Barcelona, its culture, its lifestyle and its history. We may end up having lunch at a restaurant specialized in fish, seafood and rice in front of the Port Vell.
Afternoon – Free at leasure
Free afternoon to continue discovering Barcelona. We will be able to visit one of its museums internationally recognized, such as the Picasso Museum or the MACBA (Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art), stroll through the bohemian Borne neighbourhood, go shopping in the exclusive Paseo de Gracia or walk along the Barceloneta beach. If we wish we may also be able to relax in the SPA of our hotel.
Morning – Sitges and samall winery
We will visit Sitges, a charming seaside village just 30 minutes away from Barcelona. Years ago it was a meeting place for intellectuals. Its walls remain intact and walking through its streets is pure romance. After the visit, we will go to Caus, a small and amazing winery with over 700 years of history. There we will walk through the vineyards and discover the old wine cellar (which still produces some wines) and the modern one (considered one of the most innovative in the region). We will learn about wine and end up tasting the best red, white and rosé while enjoying a traditional lunch, all in a unique environment. A sommelier will accompany us throughout the visit.
Afternoon – Free at leasure
We may spend a nice and quiet evening in one of the terraces of the best hotels in Barcelona and take the opportunity to take a tasty cocktail while enjoying the views of Paseo de Gracia.
Mañana – Tour Gaudí & Modernism
Today we will travel back in time to the nineteenth century to discover and learn about Gaudi’s creations. We will visit the Sagrada Familia and the Parc Güell. Thanks to our expert guide, besides to knowing the history of these works, we will discover all the interesting curiosities and anecdotes that do not appear in the guides. Did you know that the Sagrada Familia construction begun in 1882 and that will not end until 2026?
Afternoon – Trip to Baqueira
At 2 pm departure to Baquieira. We suggest eating something before we leave. During the route we will contemplate different representative landscapes of the Catalan region.
Afternoon / night – Free at leasure
Morning – Ski with guide / instructor
After a complete breakfast, we will go to rent the skis and boots that best adapt to our needs. Our guide-instructor will advise us. Once we are ready, we will enjoy a complete day of skiing in which we will have a first contact with the station, its slopes, its snow… Our guide-instructor will help us to improve our style. Lunch at a hut in the middle of the slopes.
Afternoon – Activities (options)
Afternoon (option 1) – Huskies Sled
We will do a very complete excursion in which we will cross Montgarri’s forest on a sled pulled by 12 dogs to finally reach a mythical town where we will enjoy a tasting menu made from typical local products.
Afternoon (option 2) – Snowmobile excursion
Night adrenaline. We will feel the excitement of traveling through snowy landscapes under the moonlight for after warming up in front of a huge fireplace savoring the rich Aranese cuisine. Aranese dishes like Aran hotpot, beef steak…
Morning – Ski with guide / instructor
Full-day skiing accompanied by our guide-instructor. This day we will make an itinerary that will travel the four valleys that make up the station. The itinerary will always be adapted to our level. Lunch at a restaurant / shelter.
Afternoon – SPA
After two days of intense skiing, relaxation comes! We will spend the afternoon in modern hot springs where we will get one of their relaxing treatments.
Night – Suggested restaurant
Dinner at a restaurant specialized in creative mountain cuisine.
Mañana – Ski with guide / instructor
Last day of skiing in Baqueira. Also accompanied by our guide-instructor we will go through the areas of the station that we have liked the most. This day we will suggest skiing until 2 pm. We suggest eating at the hotel before returning to Barcelona.
Afternoon – Return to Barcelona
4h trip in a private vehicle form Baqueira to Barcelona.
Night – Arrival at the hotel and free dinner
At the appointed time – Transfer by private car to the airport.
End of the trip. ¡Bye bye Barcelona and Baqueira!
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