Romanesque, wine and Costa Brava 2018
The first visit will be in the Natural Park of Cap de Creus located to the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula, where we can enjoy from the cliffs of spectacular views over the Gulf of Roses. We can visit the lighthouse and walk around to see the vegetation and rocky formations that characterize it.
After we will go to Cadaqués, the place more often reproduced in paintings by Dalí and where the artist lived for many years (cala de Portlligat). we will be able to walk through the town, its streets made with spike-shaped stones, its beaches and visit the Church of Santa Maria located in the highest area of the village.
After lunch we will visit the impressive monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, situated in a privileged place, in the Verdera mountains, within the Rodes mountains chain at 520m high with a visual domain of the Bay of Port de la Selva and the northern part of the massif of Cap de Creus.
The origin of the monastery is wrapped by the legends, linked to archaeological and historical questions, gives the site a certain air of mystery. part of the legend, the monastery and in particular his Church is regarded as one of the main exponents of the Romanesque in Catalonia for their great originality.
To finish the route we will have a tasting of wines with D.O. Empordà and olive oil in Empordàlia Cellar and its local shop products
-08:30 am Departure from Girona city (Hotel )-09:30 am Arrival in Creus Cape (Natural Park)
-10:00 am We will go to Cadaqués, we will visit the village, Port Lligat beach where Salvador Dalí lived many years and we can have lunch too.
-03:00 pm We will visit the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes*.
-04:00 pm We will go towards the Empordàlia Cellar in Vilajuiga where they explain us the process of production of wine and olive oil and we will make the tastings (Wines, Olive Oil and other products of this area).
-05:30 pm Departure to Girona.
-06:30 pm. Arrival in Girona city (Hotel)
*Closed on Mondays
The tour includes: Guide, tickets for the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes,tasting wines and olive oil, bottled water and insurance.
Not included: Lunch and extra drinks