One day Cava and culinary excursion from Barcelona
B: Breakfast / L: Lunch / D: Dinner
Your English-speaking driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel in Barcelona. Relax during your comfortable private chauffeured ride south of Barcelona, while enjoying the beautiful landscape.
The Penedès region, protected by the sacred mountain of Montserrat, has been associated with vineyard cultivation and wine production for thousands of years. In this land, specialized wineries have been producing Cava on a commercial scale since the end of the 19th century.
First stop in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, the center of Cava-making, for a private visit to an artisanal Cava house. In the company of one of the owners you will learn first-hand how Cava is elaborated, following the purest and most traditional handling style. After the English-speaking guided tour you will taste the house Cava paired with local products that make the perfect match.
Then you’ll enjoy another private visit to the first producer of the Cava Protected Designation of Origin practising biodynamic agriculture in the Penedès region. You will appreciate the vocation of this family devoted to elaborating Cava for 90 years.
After tasting the family´s Cava, continue to Sitges where you will enjoy lunch, based on the tasteful fish and rice-based specialities of this coastal town, accompanied of course with the excellent wine of this region!
After lunch, you’ll have time for taking in the charming atmosphere of Sitges, you can explore on your own its fabulous Modernist heritage, the many Indiano houses – built by wealthy local families that made their fortune in the Americas, the beautiful beaches… Optional visits may include one of the many interesting Museums in town, such as Cau Ferrat, the house-studio of writer and painter Santiago Rusiñol, who turned Sitges into an important meeting point for artists and intellectuals.
When you decide it’s time, your private chauffer will take you back to Barcelona where your trip ends.
Chauffeured transportation with an English-speaking driver
Private visits to two family-run Cava cellars, including tasting
Personalized lunch menu at a famous Mediterranean restaurant, including a selection of regional wine
Time for a stroll through the seaside town of Sitges, as per the itinerary
All local taxes