Barcelona and Sitges are two of the best destinations in Europe for gay travellers. On this group trip, you’ll discover the great architecture and artworks of Barcelona with a local expert guide. You’ll also be taken on a tour of the city’s vibrant gay district. The atmosphere will be electric on the day of Pride. You’ll be attending the parade and some of the afterparties. Then, you’ll transfer to Sitges and explore one of Spain’s most charming towns.
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- 25th June 2020 Thursday
Group Trip Breakdown
Day 1: Arrival
When you arrive at the airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Once you’ve settled in your guide will meet you and take you for dinner at one of our favourite restaurants. You’ll then be taken for a tour of Barcelona’s gay area, Eixample, or ‘Gaixample’.
Day 2: Modernism and Gaudí Tour
Today you’ll be taken on a two and a half hour tour of Barcelona’s great modernist landmarks. You’ll discover Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece, Sagrada Familia, a building that has no rival. Over in Eixample you’ll see some less well-known masterworks like Casa Calvert and Casa de les Punxes.
Your guide will take you to a top restaurant and then you’re free to explore the city at your own pace.
Day 3: Pride
Morning at leisure. You could take a trip to Barcelona’s popular gay beach. Your guide will meet you at 4 pm at your hotel and take you to the starting point of the Pride parade. If you’d like to see the parade from a float your guide can arrange that for you in advance.
After the parade, you’ll be taken to street parties. There are so many parties you can attend, such as ULTRAPOP at Sala Safari. The parties will be going on all night.
Day 4: Gothic Quarter Tour
Hopefully not too hungover, you’ll be taken on a three-hour tour of the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona’s oldest neighbourhood. You’ll see the Arco de Triunfo and Ciutadella Park. You’ll also see the majestic Cathedral in the Jewish Quarter and the gothic church of Santa María del Mar. It’s great to discover these architectural marvels with the aid of a local expert.
Day 5: Sitges
Sitges is just a 40-minute train ride from Barcelona and it’s one of Europe’s biggest gay destinations. You’ll be taken on a tour of the towns most emblematic places, such as the Maricel Museum and the Church of San Bartolomé I Santa Tecla. It’ll then be time for lunch on the beach.
Day 6: And Relax
Enjoy a day at leisure in Barcelona. You can spend the day relaxing on the beach or wander the streets at your own pace.
Day 7: Departure
After breakfast, your Barcelona adventure draws to a close. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
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