When you are visiting Barcelona, there are so many things to do. However, there are so many other exciting things to do outside of the city. Take a break from Barcelona with a day trip and explore other beautiful destinations of this amazing country.
This beautiful ancient city is home to cobbled streets, majestic architecture, and historical structures. The city was established in 79 BC as a settlement for the Liberians. More than 2000 years later, visitors come to get a glimpse of this medieval city that contains interesting museums and gorgeous churches. While visiting the city, you can stroll through the Girona Cathedral, which consists of numerous walls and spaces in unique styles. The Cathedral also includes the impressive Arab Baths of Girona, which were once public baths. While in Girona, you can visit the Jewish Quarter that was a sturdy Roman fortress. When you are exploring the Jewish Quarter, you can see the Museum of Jewish History, the Tapestry of Creation, and the City History Museum. Visiting this medieval city will be a memorable experience.
This historic city was where Salvador Dali was born. One of the most visited museums in Europe is the Dali Theatre-Museum, which is dedicated to this great artist. Dali actually designed this unique museum. You can view a huge collection of his works. Within this museum are corridors that include strange works by Dali. The building is quite impressive. This quaint town also boasts a huge castle, awesome food and wine, and exciting festivals. The town gets its name after fig trees. While in the city, you can take a trip back in time when you visit the Toy Museum. Figueres will give you a cultural encounter.
This mountainous region of Spain offers stunning views of spectacular rock formations. The city is known for the Benedictine monastery. Inside this building is an old wooden statue of the Virgin Mary and her child. St. Luke supposedly carved this statue. You will be taken up to the monastery by a cable car which offers breath-taking views. While exploring the area, you can enjoy scenic hikes through the mountains. Another fun thing to do in Montserrat is to explore the wine country. You can tour this vineyard, which is home to numerous delicious wines. The Catalan countryside is just beautiful.
Situated just Southwest of Barcelona, this area of Spain is known for its wines. Nestled among hills, this region offers striking views of the Mediterranean. This area produces some of the best wines in the area. The production of wine dates back to the 6th century BC. Because of its close location to the sea, the area is home to numerous micro-climates. The climate is perfect for wine production.
A day trip from Barcelona to one of these fascinating places is just what you need to travel Spain. It will be an unforgettable experience.