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Christmas on the Catalan Coast

(Tour code: 17RFX)Charming Rosas, alluring Cadaqués, historic Girona

Enjoy a relaxing Christmas break on the rugged Catalan Coast. From charming Rosas we visit Cadaqués, Girona, Figueres and Barcelona and discover the works and inspiration of Salvador Dalí.

Tour Highlights
  • Christmas Day lunch
  • Excursion to Cadaques and Port Lligat
  • Excursion to Girona
  • Excursion to Figueres and Salvador Dali Foundation
  • Guided excursion to Barcelona
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    Christmas Day Lunch
    Wine With Each Dinner
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

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Day 1

London to Rosas

Travel by Eurostar to Paris after meeting at our dedicated departure office, for the direct TGV service to Figueres in Spain. From here make the short transfer by coach to Rosas, your base for the next seven nights. After checking in to the Hotel Coral Platja, you enjoy a glass of Cava.

  • Dinner
Day 2


Today you travel to Cadaqués, a picturesque fishing village of charming whitewashed houses which inspired much of Salvador Dalí's work, through beautiful Cap de Creus National Park. A statue of the artist stands besides the small pebbled beach, and winding streets lead away from the seafront to the delightful church of St Marys.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Excursions
Day 3

Christmas Eve in Girona

This morning (Christmas Eve) travel by coach to the medieval Catalan city of Girona. The city is one of the region's hidden gems, with tiny attractive town squares, grand medieval palaces and tall stone wall fortifications. You are free to explore at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Excursion
Day 4

Christmas Day at leisure

Christmas Day is free for you to relax in Rosas. Take a walk along the pedestrian promenade ahead of our festive lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon you could discover Rosas further, exploring the fabulous marina or the streets of the Old Town.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Dali Museum
Day 5

The Salvador Dali Foundation

Travel to Figueres today, where you visit the fascinating Salvador Dalí Foundation (entrance included), a large museum designed by Dalí himself which offers you the chance to appreciate the incredible, diverse and often confusing works of the famous surrealist artist. After the visit to the foundation you are free to continue exploring Figueres at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Excursion
  • Entrance To Salvador Dali Foundation
Days 6-7

Barcelona and at leisure

This morning you will travel to Barcelona, a city of style, bursting with culture and packed with beautiful, unique architecture. Enjoy a guided city tour taking in the main sights, including the fantastic Sagrada Familia and the bustling Las Ramblas. Following the tour, explore the city at your leisure. Day 7 is free to spend exploring this beautiful region further.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Excursion
  • Guided City Tour
Day 8

Homeward bound

Transfer by coach to Figueres for the direct train to Paris. Cross Paris by coach and board the Eurostar to London.

Each departure follows a slightly different itinerary order. Everything included remains the same, although the itinerary is ordered differently. Please call for further details.

  • Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.


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