Experience Catalunya Itinerary

I am attending a blog trip to beautiful Catalunya (Catalonia) from Saturday May 12 to Sunday May 20 2012. Flying into Barcelona, spending sometime exploring this wonderful city and a night out there will make the trip worthwhile.

There is however a very exciting and ambitious itinerary planned and I cannot wait to arrive and experience a stunning region of Europe. You can follow the trip on the #CatalunyaExperience hashtag on twitter.

Saturday May 12

am – Flight from Manchester to Barcelona

  • Arrival an check-in at the Hotel Claris in Barcelona.

Sunday May 13 and Monday 14

Twilight in Barcelona on Mallory on Travel adventure photography

Barcelona Image Flickr user Moyan_Brenn

  • Exploring and admiring the beauty of the architecture of Barcelona’s Modernist Buildings
  • Enjoying the F1 show in the  Circuit of Catalunya
  • Peaceful evening sailing on the Mediterranean
  • Discover Bohemia Barcelona by night

Tuesday May 15

  • Paragliding, hope the weather is good as really up for this adventurous activity!
  • Enjoy a lunch of some local gastronomy
  • Birdwatching and admiring the natural beauty of the region
  • Dinner under the stars at Parc Astronòmic del Montsec
  • Restful evening in a Monastery

Wednesday May 16

Castellers Vilfranca huiman castle building in Catalonia, Spain on Mallory on Travel adventure photography

Eric Cantona human castle Image Castellers Vilfranca

Thursday May 17

  • Taking a breath of fresh spring air amongst the vines of the wineries of Priorat
  • Enjoying some good local cuisine and the excellent wines produced
  • Team building with the inspiring Castellers de Vilafranca that make the famous Catalonian human towers.

Friday May 18

  • Spending sometime on the stunning coastline where the varied and colourful marine life of the region will be discovered
  •  Learning about some traditional Catalonian skills such as planting rice and fishing
  • Dining out and maybe trying some of the  fresh mussels in a beachside restaurant

Saturday May 19

  • Return to Barcelona having completed a 342 mile (550km) round trip
  • Learning about how the ancient Romans lived at the Tarraco Viva Festival
  • Segway tour through the city and different activities in the Festival.
  • Making the most of the final night in Barcelona

Sunday May 20

Retrun flight Barcelona to Manchester

I will be a grateful guest of the Catalunya Tourism Boardand really looking forward to it, though still not sure of the details which makes it quite exciting. I am also unsure of who else is attending and who our guides will be so if you are attending say hello on Twitter @MalloryOnTravel

Segway tour of Barcelona in Spanish Catalonia on Mallory on Travel adventure photography

Segway touring Image Catalunya Experience Flickr

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  1. Cristina

    I am crazy about everything Catalan! There is so much culture in Catalunya and the cuisine is so flavourful! I didn’t know paragliding was possible! I’m adding it to my to-do list next time I’m there 🙂

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