If you want a trip that combines a cultural immersion in a historic city with some exotic island fun, this 9-day trip plan is for you! Visit Barcelona guided by your local guide and discover the magical Menorca sailing around the island and doing some eco-tourism activities like visiting a cheese farm or enjoy a nice horseback riding in one of Menorca's white beaches.
Day one: Barcelona Gastronomic Experience
The adventure kicks off at an old bodega turned tapas bar, where things have hardly changed since the 1930s. With a glass of the city’s favorite aperitif—sweet vermouth—in hand, you’ll enjoy tasting locally cured meats, cheeses, olives, and other Spanish delicacies.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Private Guided City Visit
- Sunset Cruise Experience
- La Sagrada Familia Guided Visit
- Barcelona Boqueria Market Guided Visit
Day two: Biking Guided Visit – Gaudi City Tour
Your private guide will take you on a whirlwind panoramic tour of this wonderful city by bike. This is a great way to get some exercise while learning your way around Barcelona’s historic streets. In the afternoon you will visit La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell accompanied by your local guide.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Barcelona Architecture City Tour
- Barcelona Cooking Class
- Guided Gothic Quarter Tour: Ascend Mt. Tibidabo
- Barcelona Wine Experience
Day three: Day Trip to Montserrat & Wine Tour
Your destination is Catalonia’s holiest site, the 16th-century Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat. Sitting on a mountain at an altitude of 4,055 feet, the views from here are spectacular. You can reach the monastery on a 1.5-hour hike or simply take a five-minute cable-car. Afterward, you’ll visit Oller del Mas, a 10th-century castle that’s also a venerable winery.What else can you do around Barcelona?
- Other Day Trips: Girona or the Beaches of Sitges
- Monumental Catalonia Tour - Tarragona
- A Day with Salvador Dali: Figueras
- Costa Brava Hike and Beach Day
Day four: Discover Barcelona
Today is a free day to explore Barcelona any way you’d like! This enchanting, creative, and much-loved city offers plenty of options from cultural sightseeing to gastronomy tours. If you haven’t experienced them yet, you’ll likely want to check out notable attractions such as Park Guëll, Casa Milà, Casa Batllò, the Picasso Museum, Las Ramblas, La Boqueria market, Camp Nou football stadium, the Gothic Quarter, and Tibidabo amusement park.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Barcelona Biking Rout (out of the city center)
- Experiential Visit to the Football Stadium of the Camp Nou
- Private visit to the Picasso Museum
- Exclusive Wine Tour
Day five: Flight from Barcelona to Menorca
Today you have a free morning in Barcelona before heading to the airport to catch your flight to Menorca. Upon arrival to the island, pick up your rental car and head out to explore! Menorca is ideal for travelers who prefer a tranquil beach holiday to the constant partying of its western neighbor Ibiza.What else can you do in Menorca?
- Discover the beaches of Menorca
- Mongofre Hiking Adventure
- Menorca Guided City Tour
- Menorca Cooking Class
Day six: Snorkel Experience - Discover the beaches of Menorca
It is not necessary to go to the Caribbean to enjoy dream beaches with an incredible turquoise color that seems taken from another world. Menorca is known for its crystal clear waters and clean sea beds. Discover the richness of the funds of the first marine reserve of Menorca in the north of the island on this snorkel activity accompanied by a specialized guide and with the necessary equipment. In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore Menorca’s beaches.What else can you do in Menorca?
- Catamaran Sailing Experience
- Day Trip to Ibiza
- Day Trip to Formentera
- Visit to S'Albufera National Park
Day seven: Horseback Riding - Cheese & Wine Experience
Today you’ll enjoy a leisure activity perfectly suited for an island with a stunning coastline like Menorca: horseback riding. In the early afternoon, you will visit a cheese farm to live a unique experience of savoring the island: a novel pairing with local wines, a pleasure for the senses.What else can you do in Menorca?
- Kayak Adventure
- Visit to Museo de Menorca
- Explore the megalithic monuments of Trepucó and Talatí de Dalt
- Visit the medieval city of Ciutadella
Day eight: Depart
Today you catch your flight home full of memories of Spain and wishing your stay had been longer.
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