Barcelona has 2000 years of history, it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We will help You to get acquainted with this magnificent city and see its main attractions.
It is called a Museum under the open sky. The ancient architecture, busy pedestrian streets, which are still store the traces of ancient times, the great classic mansions in the art Nouveau style, the coastal areas – all this makes Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, diverse and surprisingly luxurious. During the tour, You will be able to see firsthand the works of world famous architect Antonio Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia, which is the most famous protracted modernity. Also, the famous Park Guell… Read more>
The town of Figueres has become world famous thanks to the wonderful creation of genius of its time – Theatre-Museum of Salvador Dali. It was designed by Dali, and was built in 14 years. The building of the Museum started on the ruins of the destroyed city theatre, which is why it is called “Theatre-Museum”. The official opening of the Museum took place on 28th of September, 1974. The Museum is very interesting and unusual. The great hoaxer and the genius of shocking, has invested all of himself. On the territory of the Museum´s complex exist independently and, at the same time, inextricably three main objects: the Museum, the tower of the gala …Read more>
Montserrat is an unusual and very beautiful mountain refuge of the Benedictine monks. It is located in the North of Spain, about 60 km from Barcelona. The mountain height is 1,236 meters, the length is 10 km and the width is 5 km. The mountain is so extraordinary, that it causes the delight and awe. In many religions it is a symbol of the Divine presence. In the XI century, on the peaks of the Montserrat mountain was built the Benedictine monastery. The main relic of the monastery is the statue of the Holy Virgin or the Black Madonna, so called because of the dark colour of her face. The millions of pilgrims from around the world are coming to touch Holy of Holies …Read more>
Girona is a well-preserved medieval city. It is just 100 km from Barcelona, in the direction of France. The river Onyar divides the city into two parts, separating the modern quarters from the Medieval old quarters of the city.
In Girona, you will dive deep into the history, myths and legends of one of the most beautiful cities of Catalonia. Its occurrence is fraught with some mystery. One of the legends says that in these lands appeared a three-headed giant Heron, and as expected, he fell in love with a local beauty Pyrene. She, fleeing from the terrifying giant, ran away to live in the forest. Learning of this escape, the mad Heron set fire to the woods, and she got into a fiery trap. The sad end… But then…Read more>
Today, Catalonia is one of the most developed regions of Spain and Europe for the production of wines. Priorat and Penedes are the most famous areas of the region, that have attained great popularity. The wine region Priorat is located not far from Barcelona. You will have an amazing opportunity to see how is made one of the most famous wines in the world. During the tour, we will visit one or two wineries. You will be able to learn all the detailes of the local wine production and, of course, to taste the best wines on the planet. Penedès is the place of the production of “cava”, it is the Spanish sparkling wine, it is made by the champagne method…Read more>
Madrid is a beautiful city in Spain, the major historical, cultural and economic center of the country. We suggest You to explore Madrid and discover the rich history and culture of this splendid and majestic city. A large number of attractions in Madrid are associated with the rule of two dynasties – the French dynasty of Bourbons and the Austrian dynasty of Habsburgs. The austerity and luxury are perfectly combined in the architecture of castles, museums, squares and sculptures. Let’s start our tour from Madrid’s main square (Plaza Mayor). Several centuries ago, and today, it is a very lively and a favorite place of the city residents and tourists. In the center of the square is the monument to the King Philip III…Read more>
The Prado Museum can be really considered as one of the best museums in the world. Its opening ceremony took place in 1819 as the Royal Museum of paintings. The King Ferdinand VII decided to make works of art accessible to everyone. Whereas before, they were only open to the eyes of the narrow circle of close persons, such as: the Royal family, aristocracy and Church. The Museum presents a large collection of paintings by Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, German and English painting. The greatest part is occupied by the paintings of the famous Spanish masters such as Murillo, Zurbaran, Goya, Bosch, Velázquez and El Greco. The Prado Museum has an almost complete collection of paintings by Diego Velázquez…Read more>
Toledo is an ancient capital of Spain, it is located on the South-West of Madrid on the river Tagus. It has a rich history and culture, it is the Museum under the open sky, as the most ancient monuments of architecture and sights of the city are remained in very good condition. Visiting the historic centre of Toledo, You will find yourself in the medieval town, which perfectly combine different periods and cultures. St Mary’s Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Toledo and one of the top three Gothic cathedrals of Spain. The massive columns, the stained glass windows, the painted walls, the old chapel, the rich gallery of paintings and the luxurious interior decoration of the Cathedral…Read more>
The architectural complex of El Escorial combines the monastery, palace and residence of the King Philip II of Spain. It is located at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains and is an hour’s drive from Madrid. The construction of El Escorial began in 1563 and continued for 21 years under the guidance of the chief architect Juan Bautista de Toledo, after whose death, his work was completed by Juan de Herrera. During the tour we will visit the majestic palace, the interior of which has an impressive luxury and splendor that can not be said about the royal apartments, which are decorated quite modestly. Here is a great collection of works by Spanish and European artists…Read more>
Avila is a medieval town of Spain, that is perfectly preserved to our days. It is located at an altitude of 1128 meters above the sea level. Avila impresses with its beautiful city walls, towers, monasteries and churches. The wall of Avila, was built in the late eleventh century and it´s the symbol of the city and since 1985 it is a UNESCO world heritage place. The length of the town wall is 2500 meters, it has 88 towers and 9 gates, it is the only defensive structure of the Romanesque period in Europe that is preserved in its entirety. The historic centre of Avila mostly consists of architecture of the religious nature. One of them is the Cathedral – the first Gothic Cathedral of Spain, it was planned as a temple-fortress. The fundamental and majestic temple, with one side adjacent to the city wall…Read more>