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8-Day Self-Drive Pyrenees Experience

8-Day Self-Drive Pyrenees Experience

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$750 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Theme
    Landscape & nature
  • Tour Code
    SDPYR0617
8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$750 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Theme
    Landscape & nature
  • Tour Code
    SDPYR0617
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 1-night accommodation at Hotel Museu Llegendes de Girona in a Standard RoomAccommodationAccommodation 2-night accommodation at Calitxo Hotel AccommodationAccommodation 2-night accommodation at Cal Teixido Hotel in a Standard RoomAccommodationAccommodation 2-night accommodation at Parador de Vielha in a Standard RoomMealMeal Daily breakfastCar RentalCar Rental 7-day rent a car Economy (EDMR) from airport to airport

Summary

Explore the cities and towns of the Pyrenees region in this exciting, 8-day self-drive package. Discover the cities and towns of Girona, Besalú, Molló, Estamariu and Vielha.

Itinerary

Day 1
Car rental collection and departure to Girona city for accommodation at the Hotel Museu Llegendes de Girona 4* for 1 night.

Girona is a quiet, beautiful medieval town. You’ll head first over the Girona Bridge toward the striking multi-coloured facades of the Casas de l’Onyer on a tour of the Old Quarter. You’ll also visit Girona’s highlights—the Collegiate Church of St. Feliu, the Arab Baths, the old fortification walls, and the Cathedral of St. Mary of Girona, which stands on the highest spot in the city and features the world’s widest Gothic nave . You will continue with a walk through the Jewish Quarter and ends in the Artisan’s Quarter, home to Girona’s own version of Las Ramblas. If you book quite in advance you could be delighted with a tasting-menu at Girona’s sublime El Celler de Can Roca.

Day 2
Check out and proceed the trip to the Pyrenees, passing Banyoles Lake and stopping for lunch in Besalú. Free time to visit Besalú, wonderful medieval town, considered to be one of the most beautiful towns in Spain. Enjoy the scenic drive through La Garrotxa area and arrive to Molló for a 2 nights stay at Calitxo Hotel. This rustic hotel is located atop a tall mountain at the centre of Mollo at the heart of the valley of Camprodon just a few kilometres from France. This historical region offers lush vegetation and beautiful scenery and is filled with traditions. Guests may enjoy a pleasant, peaceful stay in a familial ambience surrounded by nature.

Day 3
Free day in Molló for personal activities. Not to miss road trip exploring the Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees. Visit The Nuria Valley or just hike the Puigmal peak.

Day 4
Check out and proceed the trip to Estamariu, scenery landscape of Catalan Pyrenees. We will spend 2 nights at Cal Teixidó Hotel. It is situated in quiet surroundings with magnificent views of the Sierra del Cadi. There is a skiing area.This boutique ski hotel is cosy, romantic and peaceful.The hotel offers guests an outdoor pool with a sun terrace. In winter the ski resorts of Andorra are about 35 km away and the hotel is about 50 km from the ski resort of La Molina. There is a golf course about 30 minutes' drive away (fees apply). Guests can also enjoy archery, horse riding and biking (these all incur additional fees).

Day 5
Free day in Estamariu for personal activities.

Day 6
Check out and proceed to Vielha. The many fables and lore surrounding the Pyrenees include folk stories of nymphs, giants, and goddesses and origins of Vielha go back as far as the Roman period where legend states that it was home to the giant Mandronius who fought against Roman invaders. We will spend 2 nights in that magic atmosphere at Parador de Vielha. Do not miss Parador's restaurant for dinner, a stunning round structure with a conical roof and surrounded by glass, offering diners a magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Day 7
Free day in Vielha for personal activities. Vielha’s proximity to the Estany Sant Maurici National Park (home to many forests, rivers, waterfalls, and over 200 lakes) makes it a great location for nature enthusiasts.The picturesque town centre of Vielha is a short walk from the Parador, and visitors can marvel at the mixture of French and Spanish culture reflected in the town’s architecture and delicacies.

Day 8
Hotel check out and back to Barcelona. Car drop off.

Inclusions

  • 1-night accommodation in Girona at the Hotel Museu Llegendes de Girona 4* in Standard room including breakfast
  • 2-night accommodation in Molló at the Calitxo Hotel 3* in Superior room including breakfast
  • 2-night accommodation in Estamariu at the Cal Teixidó Hotel 3* in Standard room including breakfast
  • 2-night accommodation in Vielha at the Parador de Vielha 4* in Standard room including breakfast
  • 7-day rent a car Economy (EDMR) from airport/train station/downtown

Important Notes

  • Compulsory International Drive Licence is required.
  • Minimum of 2 persons required.
  • Car upgrade (Please consult us for availability and price)

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Accommodation is subject to change according to their availability upon reservation. Should they not be available, we will offer you alternatives of same standard. Minimum of 2 persons is required.

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