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Catalonian Christmas & New Year 2019

13 DAYS

Spend this festive season on Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava, enjoying Christmas and New Year with all the trimmings! Complete with a fantastic Christmas and New Year package and excursions to Barcelona, Besalu, Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar and Girona, this break will leave you relaxed, recharged and ready for 2020!

INCLUDES

Return Channel crossing

Coach travel throughout

2 nights bed & breakfast en-route

10 nights dinner, bed & breakfast in Callela

Entertainment at the hotel

2 x Gala dinners on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve with wine

2 x Special lunches on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day with wine

Brunch every day (from 8am – 12pm)

Golden Hour – 50% discount on all drinks & snacks every day (from 2pm – 5pm)

Excursions to Barcelona, Girona, Besalu,Lloret de Mar & Tossa De Mar

DURING YOUR STAY

Day 1 – Travelling south we set sail to Continental Europe staying in an overnight hotel this evening.

Day 2 – We continue our journey towards The Hotel Volga, Calella in Spain.

Day 3 - 5 – Enjoy the next three days to do as much or as little as you want in the resort. With a Gala dinner served on Christmas Eve and a special Christmas Day Lunch, both served with sparkling wine – they’ll be no problem getting into the ‘festive’ spirit! During our stay, we’ll also enjoy brunch (served daily from 8am until 12pm) and a 50% discount on all drinks and snacks (everyday between 2pm and 5pm). Calella is home to three big, beautiful beaches with sparkling waters – all within walking distance from our hotel. The Playa Grande is situated just in front of Hotel Volga and features the Beach Club of Hotel Volga (fully equipped with lounge chairs, umbrellas, a bar, restaurant and entertainment). Away from the beaches, throughout the town you’ll discover a fascinating blend of old and new.

Day 6 –
After breakfast we visit Barcelona for free time. Prepare to be enchanted by this cosmopolitan seaside city. With a history among the oldest in Europe, visit the Park Guell, one of Gaudi’s major works for spectacular views over the city or head to the Sagrada Familia – now the emblem of Barcelona – this incredible unfinished cathedral was the work of architect Antoni Gaudi.

Day 7 – Today you can join us for an optional excursion to Montserrat*, a rocky mountain range in Catalonia. Sitting atop the mountain is Santa Maria de Montserrat, a Benedictine monastery. Inside this fascinating monastery is a statue of the Virgin of Montserrat, one of the few black Madonnas in Europe and is Catalonia’s most important religious retreat. For those of you who don’t wish to join us, you can enjoy a day at leisure!

Day 8 – Our first visit today is to Girona, renowned for its medieval architecture, walled Old Quarter and the Roman remains of the Forca Vella fortress. Walk along its ancient fortress walls for breathtaking views, discover the splendour of the wonderfully preserved Jewish Quarter or visit its spectacular landmarks including The Placa de la Catedral, which has a grand staircase leading up to it and was used during the filming of Game of Thrones. After some free time, we travel to Besalu for some more free time. This unique town is a magnificent example of a medieval town.

Day 9 - 10 –
Enjoy free time over the next couple of days.

Day 11 – This morning we visit Lloret de Mar – This town in the southern part of the Costa Brava is best known for its five stunning Mediterranean beaches. The main beach features a delightful promenade with scenic views and many excellent bars and restaurants. After some free time, we’ll travel to Tossa De Mar, located between the city of Barcelona and the French border, Tossa is an ancient fisherman’s village with an important historical background that has become a well-known tourist destination on the Costa Brava.

Day 12 – We return to our overnight hotel.

Day 13 – We retrace our footsteps back through Europe, returning home later this evening.

 

*Optional excursion to Montserrat (£20 bookable with the driver), Shuttle train and cable car will incur an extra charge. 

**Please note: Excursion schedules are subject to change at driver's discretion. 

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22 Dec 2019Catalonian Christmas & New YearHotel Volga 13 days £899.00 Book Now


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