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Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayak, Snorkel & Cliff Jump w/ Lunch

1. Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayak, Snorkel & Cliff Jump w/ Lunch

Experience the Ultimate Coastal Adventure: The Original Kayak, Snorkel, and Cliff Dive in La Costa Brava Prepare for an extraordinary journey along the captivating coastline of La Costa Brava, where azure waters meet rugged cliffs, inviting adventure at every turn. Our full-day excursion guarantees an immersive experience, blending adventure with serene relaxation amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Departing from Barcelona, you'll quickly immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of La Costa Brava. Guided by seasoned professionals, you'll paddle along the coastline, uncovering hidden coves, rugged cliffs, and picturesque beaches. Plunge into the crystal-clear Mediterranean Sea and snorkel amidst a kaleidoscope of typical Mediterranean marine life, exploring rocky reefs and underwater marvels. We hope to find different fish, octopus and starfish. The tranquil waters provide an ideal environment for both novice and seasoned snorkelers to revel in the beauty below the surface. For those seeking a bit of thrill, our carefully selected couple of safe, not too high cliff jumps (ask more about these if you need) provide the perfect opportunity to add some excitement to your day. While the jumps are exhilarating, they are also safe and designed for enjoyment without extreme heights. Feel the rush of jumping into the sea, surrounded by stunning coastal views. Recharge with a delectable lunch of freshly prepared hams and cheese sandwiches served on the beach. Rest assured, full injury insurance is included, ensuring your safety throughout the adventure. Don't miss the chance to discover the untamed beauty of Costa Brava from a unique perspective. Reserve your kayak adventure today and craft unforgettable memories along the stunning Mediterranean coast.

Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour

2. Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour

Explore Cala dels Frares, Punta de Garbí, S'Adolix, and the surrounding Costa Brava region with a kayaking and snorkeling tour. Marvel at the hidden coves as you paddle along the rugged coastline. Stop to snorkel at the remote Cala Vigatà beach and watch for native fish and wildlife. Begin your tour by meeting your guide, gathering your snorkeling and kayaking equipment, and learning essential safety techniques and how to maneuver a sit-on-top kayak. Then it's time to board your kayak and cruise north or south. Explore hidden coves, marvel at the rugged cliffs, and watch for local wildlife as you float above a water wonderland. Take a break at Cala Vigatà or snorkel in the cove's clear waters before kayaking back to the beach to end the tour.

From Palamos: Scenic Boat Trip to Calella de Palafrugell

3. From Palamos: Scenic Boat Trip to Calella de Palafrugell

Experience the beauty of Spain's Costa Brava on a fascinating boat tour departing from Palamos. Come across several beautiful bays on the way to Calella de Palafrugell, then stop to swim in clear blue waters. Listen to insightful commentary about local culture and geology. Board your traditional wooden boat in Palamos and join the expert crew as they teach you all about the maritime culture, pirate stories, geology, and biology of the area. Set sail and enjoy an unforgettable ride through the emblematic coves of the Costa Brava. Pass by the gorgeous coves of La Fosca, Platja del Castell, Islas Hormigas, and Cap Roig, until finally arriving at Calella de Palafrugell. Drop anchor at some unique spots for the chance to take a dip and interact with the local flora and fauna, before navigating back to Palamos. 16 p.m to 18 p.m Southbound departure from Palamós passing through all the most emblematic coves, we anchor to be able to bathe in crystalline waters.

Costa Brava Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

4. Costa Brava Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

This 12-hour tour from Barcelona explores the Girona coast, christened as the Costa Brava 100 years ago, due to its rugged coastline of small coves. Its superb natural beauty is apparent in several territories and protected areas. Depart from Barcelona at 8:30 AM, and take the motorway to Calella de Palafrugell, a small fisherman’s village of great architectural and natural beauty, where you will visit its incomparable bays for spectacular views. Take an easy hike along the Camino de Ronda to the town of Llafranc. The Camino de Ronda borders all of the Costa Brava, and was historically used to control smuggling. Today, you will discover beautiful spots that wouldn’t otherwise be accessible. Explore the small seaside town of Llafranc, before heading to l'Estartit at around noon. l’Estartit is an important diving center due to its close proximity to the Medes Islands’ archipelago, of significant interest for the wide variety of flora and fauna that inhabit the area. You'll have free time to eat lunch and then board a boat to explore the area from the water. Cruise for 1 hour and 20 minutes to the outer islands for spectacular views, then continue to the stunning cliffs of Sierra de Montgrí, only accessible by boat. Our last stop is Pals, located inland, on the top of a hill, the village is built entirely in an integrated medieval site. At the top, there is a 12th-Century cylindrical tower, which is visible from far away. Get stunning views of the Costa Brava and surroundings from the terrace, and walk through the cobbled streets of the old town, to appreciate the round arches, façades with pointed windows arches, and perfectly restored stone balconies. Return to Barcelona at approximately 6:00 PM. You will arrive back at around 8:00 PM.

From Palamós: Southern Coast Sailing Tour

5. From Palamós: Southern Coast Sailing Tour

Enjoy the exits of 2 hours (16h to 18h) sailing from Palamós South direction through the most emblematic coves, Sant Antonio de Calonge, Roques Planas, Platja de Cap Roig, Platja D´aro, S´Agaró. We anchor one of the coves so that they can bathe in crystalline waters of the Costa Brava and back to Palamós. Enjoy The 2-Hour Departers (4:00 p.m. We Anchor in One of the Coves So That They Can Bathe In The Crystal Clear Waters of the Costa Brava and Return To Palamós. We Depart from Palamós from 16h00 to 18h00 Heading South Passing by the Most Embleatic Caves, Sant Antonio de Calonge, Roques Planas, Platja de Cap Roig, Platja d'Aro, S'Angaró. We Move in One of the Creeks So That They Can Bathe In The Crystal Clear Waters of the Costa Brava.

Barcelona: Sailing Trip With Brunch

6. Barcelona: Sailing Trip With Brunch

Embark on a luxury shared sightseeing cruise and take in beautiful midday views of the Barcelona skyline while enjoying a variety of snacks and welcome drinks. Once you’ve left the mooring, get the sails up and sit back as you admire picturesque views of structures like the Columbus Monument, Barceloneta, and the historical Castle of Montjuic If the conditions are good, stop for a swim in the Mediterranean Sea, where you’ll also be able to enjoy snorkeling and stand up paddleboarding before you head back to the port.

From Barcelona: Costa Brava Trekking and Kayaking Tour

7. From Barcelona: Costa Brava Trekking and Kayaking Tour

The tour will start with a 60-minute walk through the Sierra del Litoral. You will walk along the famous "Camino de Ronda", while contemplating the amazing views that the Costa Brava has to offer. We will get to the beach of Sant Pol de s'Agaró, where the kayaks will be waiting for us. You will enjoy a 2-hour kayak activity, surrounding the rocky cliffs. You will have the possibility to enter the caves, which are accessible by sea only. You will contemplate the seabed by snorkelling and jumping off the cliffs. Once your half-day adventure is complete, you will be taken to the area of the Promenade, where you will have the chance to try any of the great variety of restaurants with differents menues.

Palamós: Sunset Boat Tour with Glass of Cava

8. Palamós: Sunset Boat Tour with Glass of Cava

Embark on an unforgettable nautical journey along the stunning Costa Brava with this exclusive boat tour. Your adventure begins with boarding and disembarkation at the enchanting port of Palamós. Cruise through the region's most emblematic coves, including La Fosca, El Castell, and Cap Roig, as you make your way to the picturesque destination of Calella de Palafrugell. Drop anchor and immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters, providing the perfect opportunity for a refreshing swim. Remember to bring your bathing suit and towel for a delightful seaside experience. Onboard, indulge in the convenience of a bar service, offering a selection of beverages to enhance your maritime journey. For those seeking culinary delights, savor the famous Palamós red shrimp, available in tempting portions. Please note that these extra services, including the bar and Palamós red shrimp, are not included in the tour price, allowing you the flexibility to tailor your experience to your preferences. Experience the splendors of the Costa Brava and create lasting memories on this exceptional boat tour.

Private tour Girona, Dali & Costa Brava with audioguide

9. Private tour Girona, Dali & Costa Brava with audioguide

DAY 1: BARCELONA - MEDIEVAL VILLAGES -COSTA BRAVA - CADAQUES Departure from Barcelona early in the morning to the north of Catalonia, following the famous Costa Brava, starting our tour in Tossa de Mar, known for its impressive medieval castle and beautiful beaches. We will start our tour in Tossa de Mar, known for its impressive medieval castle and beautiful beaches, we will visit the Vila Vella, the old walled old town, and stroll through its cobblestone streets. We will continue our route to the village of Pals and Peratallada, famous for its well-preserved old town, with medieval architecture, and walk through the historic center, up to the Torre de las Horas, with panoramic views. Nearby, we find the village of Begur with its famous medieval castle and its hidden coves. Time for lunch. To stretch our legs we will take a short walk along the famous Camino de Ronda, a paved path, which runs along the exceptional nearby coves such as Sa Riera or Aiguablava. In the afternoon, one of the most beautiful villages of Spain, and of course of the Costa Brava, awaits us. Embedded in a rocky bay of difficult access, we arrive in Cadaqués, with labyrinthine streets all pedestrian, with its stories of pirates. There we will have free time to stroll and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere in all its splendor. At the end of the day, we will depart to the city of Rosas, where we will stay. DAY 2: DALI (Fiqueres) - BESALU - GIRONA Early in the morning visit to the Salvador Dalí Theater-Museum, which houses a collection of works donated by Dalí himself, famous Spanish artist, with more than 1 million visitors a year. We leave Figueres towards Besalu, where we will have a walk on the Old Bridge of Besalu, it is said that its construction was in the eleventh century on a Roman bridge, but in reality it was rebuilt in the fourteenth century. But in the destruction it suffered in the civil war it was rebuilt again. It has two angled spans and in the center area is the tower with a small arch. Visit the center of the city, with streets and facades as part of its medieval heritage. On this tour we will visit the ecclesiastical monuments of the town, such as the churches of Sant Pere, Santa Maria and Sant Vicenç, which are composed of both Romanesque and Gothic elements. In the Jewish quarter we can visit some medieval baths, dedicated to the Hebrew ritual ablutions. For lunch, we will go to the city of Girona, a romantic city, with plenty of places to visit. In Girona we will have the opportunity to see, among others, some of the scenes of Game of Thrones, right on the steps of the cathedral. Continuing with our Jewish history, we will visit the Synagogue of this city, in a very good state of preservation. We will also visit the Eiffel Bridge, built at the meeting of 4 rivers, or the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Girona, with the largest altar of all European Gothic art. Finally we return to the city of Girona.

From Barcelona: Costa Brava Villages Day Trip with Lunch

10. From Barcelona: Costa Brava Villages Day Trip with Lunch

Begin your journey at La Fosca, a tranquil beach village near Palamós. This destination boasts a stunning sandy beach framed by lush pine forests, creating a serene and picturesque atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, or simply unwind in this peaceful oasis. La Fosca sets the tone for a day of relaxation and natural beauty. We’ll continue our adventure to Calella de Palafrugell, an idyllic coastal village that embodies the true essence of the Mediterranean. Admire the whitewashed houses, iconic fishing boats, and charming promenade, and learn about Catalonia’s history and culture as your guide takes you through the narrow streets lined with charming boutiques and cozy cafés. Next, we’ll venture to Llafranc, another special village nestled along the Costa Brava coastline. Llafranc beckons with its pristine sandy beach, azure waters, and picturesque harbor filled with colorful boats. Stroll along the scenic promenade, soak up the panoramic views from the iconic lighthouse Far de Sant Sebastià, and immerse yourself in the town’s charming atmosphere. Time to journey inland to the medieval village of Pals, perched majestically on a hilltop, offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding countryside. Explore the labyrinthine cobblestone streets, marvel at the impeccably preserved medieval architecture, and visit the iconic Torre de les Hores, a magnificent Romanesque tower. The village’s enchanting squares and historic buildings transport you to a bygone era. Here, you will enjoy a delicious 3-course meal with local wine (or other beverages) at one of our favorite restaurants in the whole region of Catalonia. This gastronomic experience is sure to complement your understanding and immersion in the local culture and identity. Conclude your day trip in the stunning village of Begur, renowned for its captivating views and rich historical heritage. Meander through the charming winding streets adorned with stone houses, boutique shops, and inviting cafés. Ascend to the medieval castle, where panoramic vistas of the coastline and verdant countryside await. If time permits, we’ll venture to nearby secluded coves and beaches, such as Sa Riera or Aiguablava, to revel in a refreshing swim or one last tranquil moment by the sea, before heading back to Barcelona.

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I cannot recommend this tour enough for anyone interested. JB and Alex were amazing tour guides and gave my group an outstanding experience! Kayaking was great and not too bad if you're a novice at it. The cliff jumping was my favorite part, the jumps weren't too bad but high enough to give you a thrill without fearing for your safety. Snorkelling was great too, the water was crystal clear and you could swim with schools of fish or even see an octopus or two if you're lucky. They took us to an amazing mom & pop-style restaurant on the way back and the food was amazing, phenomenal cheesecake. Overall, this trip was especially for the price. Can't recommend it enough!

It was a fantastic day out on the beautiful sea. We had a great guide - thank you so much again JB - so everything went super smooth and seemed easy and manageble even though we weren't very experienced with the kayak. We had a good variety of options for lunch and some time to walk along the coast where we found some picturesque views. It was great doing this with a small group. Everything was well organised and the equipment was good and is kept clean.

Super fun tour with a small group, gives the feeling that your just amongst friends. JB was an amazing tour guide, very knowledgeable of the area and an all around great guy. Would definitely recommend this company and this trip specifically to anyone visiting the area

Absolutely LOVED IT!!! The tour guide was incredible! So knowledgeable and friendly. Spoke very well in English. We had a fantastic time. The views were gorgeous, the guide had great stories and facts. It was phenomenal.

John was very personable and handled the boat well.