The Beauty of the Costa Brava & Andorra

9 days from £699pp.


Tossa de Mar

Visit: Tossa de Mar, Spain

Montserrat

Visit: Montserrat, Spain

Barcelona

Visit: Barcelona, Spain

Carcassonne

Visit: Carcassonne, France

Andorra

Visit: Andorra, Andorra

A two-centred holiday, staying firstly on Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava before heading to our 4-star hotel in the principality of Andorra.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to our overnight hotel in the Paris area.

    Today we head south to arrive in Spain and our resort of Tossa de Mar for a three-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Montserrat

    Montserrat

    Join our optional excursion to Montserrat, regarded by the locals as being the ‘sacred mountain’. Montserrat is home to the famous Order of the Benedictine Monks and we have time to visit the Basilica and the famous Black Madonna, allegedly found in the 9th century.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Barcelona

    Barcelona

    Today's included excursion is to Barcelona. The city has a delightfully relaxed atmosphere – particularly along Las Ramblas where you can join the locals, casually strolling along the tree-lined walkway, lined with stalls, street performers and amazing mime artists. La Sagrada Familia church is also not to be missed, with its striking spires designed by the artist Gaudi. See as well the ‘Barri Gotic’, or Gothic Quarter in the centre of the Old Town, where some of buildings date back to medieval and Roman times. Find time to enjoy some tapas in the shade.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Tossa De Mar

    Tossa De Mar

    Spend a leisurely final morning in Tossa de Mar before we head north to our resort in Andorra, making a stop en route in the pretty, riverside town of Puigcerda. We stay for three nights at our 4-star hotel in Andorra.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Andorra La Vella

    Andorra La Vella

    The principality of Andorra is a must for lovers of stupendous mountain scenery. The country, set high in the Pyrenees, has the highest life expectancy in the world and is very prosperous, due to tourism and its status as a tax haven. Today’s included excursion is to Andorra La Vella, where you will find bargains on all kinds of goods. Sightseeing opportunities in this old town include the Casa de la Val (house of the valley), a 16th century building which has been used as Andorra’s Parliament since 1702. Enjoy the day exploring the delights of this mountain town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Carcassonne

    Carcassonne

    Join our optional excursion into France to the medieval, walled town of Carcassonne. The city offers two distinct parts – the more modern ‘Bastide St. Louis’, which contains the Cathedral of St. Michel, and the walled ‘Cité Médieval’ with its cobbled lanes and medieval walls with spectacular views towards the Pyrenees.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We head north to our overnight hotel in the Paris area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 8 nights' accommodation with continental breakfast
    • 6 evening meals
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by Silver Service coach

    Included Excursions

    • Barcelona - Classy seafront Catalan capital with the famous Las Ramblas
    • Andorra La Vella - Capital city surrounded by towering mountains

    Optional Excursions

    • Montserrat - Spectacular monastery
    • Barcelona Sightseeing Tour
    • Carcassonne - Picturesque walled town

    Notes


    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    4-star Hotel Oasis - You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Hotel Oasis, situated only 10' minutes walk from Tossa de Mar's sea front. The Oasis offers entertainment most nights, a large swimming pool, Jacuzzi and a sun terrace for those relaxing sunny days.

    4-star Hotel Magic - You will then stay for three nights at the 4-star Hotel Magic, situated in the centre of Andorra. The hotel offers a restaurant, café-bar and spa facilities including a hot tub, sauna and fitness centre.

    2nd September 2017 departure will stay for three nights at the 5-star Ski Plaza Hotel in Andorra. Offering a refuge of luxury, the hotel is situated on the Roc del Quer Mountain in the heart of Canillo. Its beautiful wooden structure is typical of the region and the hotel offers a restaurant, café-bar and leisure centre with indoor pool and sauna.

    Overnight stays in the Paris area will be in city-style hotels.  

    Oasis Tossa

    Oasis Tossa

    Andorra

    Ski Plaza Hotel

    Ski Plaza Hotel

    Oasis Tossa


    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Ski Plaza Hotel


    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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      Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

      Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

      Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

      If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

      Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

      We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
      Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

      Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

      With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

      All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
      All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
      We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
      One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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