Excursions from Barcelona
Barcelona is a fascinating metropolis on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. The architecture, gastronomy, culture and beaches have made Barcelona a major tourist destination. Barcelona makes a great base for day trips outside of the city. Thanks to high speed trains, you are spoilt for choices. Jump on a train and within an hour you can be at any of these destinations
Popular day trips by train from Barcelona
There are many exciting day trip possibilities from Barcelona
. Some of them include:
Sitges : Popular seaside resort, 35km southwest of Barcelona.
Vilanova i la Geltrú : Vilanova i la Geltrú : Popular Mediterranean sea resort equally popular for its beaches as well as for its sea food.
Tarragona : Historic city where Roman history collides with beaches
Port Aventura theme park: Europe’s largest theme park
Sant Sadurní d’Anoia :Cava country
Girona : Known for its medieval architecture, walled Jewish Quarter and numerous biking trails
Montserrat: Catalan sacred mountain, home to a famous Benedictine abbey and its legendary black Madonna relic.
Beach towns north of Barcelona