Having discovered the town by land, it’s now time to view it from another perspective. The next test on the Grand Tour takes the contestants, Sofía and Carles, up in a hot-air balloon to fly over the county of Osona. From the sky, they’ll be able to see the nooks and crannies of Vic’s old …
The next stage of the Grand Tour of Catalonia leads us to Osona. In the centre of a great plain lies Vic, the county capital, with a whole gourmet world waiting to be explored. Sofía and Carles will explore it with the finest mentor, Nandu Jubany, who will guide them through this culinary adventure that …
The contestants, Carles and Sofía, meet at the gates of the mighty Cardona Castle, a monumental ensemble with centuries of history and more than one mystery to be solved. Here begins their Grand Tour, as well as yours, an adventure with impressive fortresses, caves from another planet and some of the most beautiful streets in …
Do you want to enjoy a fantastic day that combines nature and culture? Come to Montserrat Mountain. Ride the rack railway from Monistrol de Montserrat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views along the way through its panoramic windows. You will reach the sanctuary compound in just 15 minutes.*
Vic has art at its Episcopal Museum and also in its cuisine. Enjoy a day combining medieval culture and artisanal charcuterie with a long tradition.*
This medieval guided tour invites you to travel in time and undertake an original immersion in the life of the Monastery of Sant Benet de Bages in Sant Fruitós de Bages.*
Come discover the spectacular Cardona Salt Mountain two kilometres in depth. It will be like entering a cave to discover a lost treasure. You will descend 86 m to then make your way in through passages that have been open since 1997.*
An hour away from Barcelona you can enter the medieval world of the origins of the town of Cardona. Its historic centre was established in the first half of the 11th century when a small village formed around the market that was held at the foot of the castle.*
This medieval military fortress, built on the orders of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona, and completed centuries later, was the residence of the dukes of Cardona from the 11th to the 15th century.*
A little poetry and good food in the land of mossèn Jacint Verdaguer. Visiting the house museum of the poet and priest in Folgueroles (Osona), interpret the legacy of this leading figure of the literary language of modern Catalonia.*
If you’ve lost the capacity for surprise and think you’ve seen all there is to see in wine tourism, then come visit the Bages region, with its unique wine-producing landscapes and wine-making history. Your host, the Abadal winery, awaits you.
Stunning: that’s the only word for the outline of Montserrat mountain. This Catalan icon of saw-tooth cliffs rises from the flat surrounding landscape like the monument it is. This natural wonder gradually heaves into view before your very eyes when you take the Catalunya Bus Turístic from Barcelona to visit it.