Torres Wine Cellars, Montserrat and Sitges Wine Tour

Torres Wine Cellars, Montserrat and Sitges Wine Tour

Discover Torres Wine Cellars and enjoy wine, liquor and rum tastings

Tour type: Group , Duration: 11 Hours

Product ID: 42889
Description

Immerse yourself in the world of enology and viticulture, discover the captivating landscape of Montserrat and enjoy the wonderful city of Sitges with this full-day wine tour.
Begin the journey in Barcelona and travel towards the mountain of Montserrat, which rises majestically up to 4,051 feet (1,236m).
Montserrat is a multi-peaked rocky range formed of sedimentary rocks shaped by the wind and rain. The popular imagination has seen human and animal shapes in some of these peaks, giving those names and inventing legends to explain their fantastic origins. This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful and breathtaking views of the Montserrat Mountain, one of nature’s special creations.
You will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna). You will be able to see this famous statue from a distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat was founded in 1025 and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia, who is enshrined in the monastery's Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories, miracles and...

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Immerse yourself in the world of enology and viticulture, discover the captivating landscape of Montserrat and enjoy the wonderful city of Sitges with this full-day wine tour.
Begin the journey in Barcelona and travel towards the mountain of Montserrat, which rises majestically up to 4,051 feet (1,236m).
Montserrat is a multi-peaked rocky range formed of sedimentary rocks shaped by the wind and rain. The popular imagination has seen human and animal shapes in some of these peaks, giving those names and inventing legends to explain their fantastic origins. This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful and breathtaking views of the Montserrat Mountain, one of nature’s special creations.
You will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna). You will be able to see this famous statue from a distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat was founded in 1025 and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia, who is enshrined in the monastery's Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories, miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernised to continue attending the pilgrims needs, one thousand years after it was originally founded.
You will be given some free time to enjoy on your own the multiple options that this privileged place offers: audio visual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat or a tasting of typical liquors of Montserrat handmade by the monks of the monastery (both activities are included). You can also visit the Museum, go into Santa Cova Funicular, or just walk along the trails of the mountain and enjoy its spectaculars views.
At the appointed time, you will meet the guide again to depart to the prestigious wineries of the Torres family in the heart of Penedés, where you will discover and experience all the secrets about the fascinating world of wine. This visit begins with a presentation of the history of the winery, followed by a tour of the vineyards and the winery. You will visit the new space where the iconic wine of the family is made: Mas La Plana.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to access the Bodega Waltraud and its space of aging the most emblematic Torres wines. At the end of the visit you can delight your palate with a commented tasting of 2 wines and a full local appetizer-brunch.  
Afterwards you will be driven to Sitges, without a doubt one of the most beautiful villages of the Barcelona coast. This sailor village is one of the favorite destinations for tourists visiting Catalunya. Its micro climate, picturesque old town centre with its narrow streets, beautiful beaches, a vibrant cultural live, good food, nice and unique shops turn Sitges into the favorite destination to relax and enjoy the rest of your tour at the Mediterranean coast. 
You will visit its streets with your guide who will explain the route originating in Sitges “Indianos” who went to America in search of a better life. After the guided tour you will be free to continue discovering the corners of the city, its magnificent beaches or go shopping in the quaint shops of the old town.

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Tour Timings
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Spanish
The meeting point
Balmes street nº5, Barcelona

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Includes
  • Entrance and guided visit at Torres Wine Cellars and wine tasting of two wines
  • Tasting of 4 typical liquors handmade by the monks 
  • Entrance to the audiovisual exhibition in Montserrat 
  • Appetizer-brunch consisting of coca bread with tomato and local cold meat and cheese.
  • Guided walking tour in Sitges
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Museum and Santa Cova Funicular entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations submitted until 24 hours prior the tour departure free of charge.

No refund for cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before tour departure or no shows.

Organized by

Julia

We are a Spanish DMC with more than 84 years’ experience in tourism and passenger transport, dedicated to incoming tourism in Spain and deals both with the tourism industry and directly with tourists. We organise walking tours, bicycle tours, motorbike tours and Segway transporter routes, in all important Spanish cities.


Product ID: 42889

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