The Roman and Greek heritage of Costa Brava with Panoramic Boat ride

Discover the Greek-Roman ruins of Empuries and enjoy the Costa Brava with panoramic boat ride to the Medes Islands

Hotel Pick-up

Duration: 5h

Price: 95€

  • Daily tours

    Half day or Full day tours

  • Pick-up and Drop-off

    At your Hotel or Apartment

  • Small Groups, Max. 8 people

    Or ask for a custom private tour

Availability
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Languages

On request (English or Spanish)

Summary

Join us on an exciting adventure in Costa Brava, the most beautiful coastal region of Catalonia. Discover this charming coast by diving in its crystalline waters, exploring its wonderful marine wildlife and learning about its ancient history. Our guide will show you some of the most picturesque coves, hidden along the coast, where you will even have the chance to take a dive in the turquoise blue water.

Tour hightlights

  • Visit the archeological remains of the ancient Greco-Roman city of Empúries

  • Travel to the Illes Medes by ship

  • Enjoy a wonderful scenic journey along the Costa Brava

  • Take a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean

  • Stroll through traditional fishing towns

  • The small size of the group (max. 8 people) assures a personalized attention by the guide.

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Points of interest

  • Costa Brava:
    Located in the northeast of Catalunya is one of the most beautiful regions of Spain. The Costa Brava is bathed in the waves of the majestic Mediterranean Sea, offering a gorgeous mosaic of greens and blues. Costa Brava also has a long and fascinating history as the entrance to the Iberian Peninsula from the Mediterranean.
  • Archeological Remains of Empúries:
    Discover with our guide the ancient Greek and Roman heritage by touring the archeological remains of Emporion (or Emporiae). This historical city was once very important to the Roman Empire and Greek culture.
  • Boat tour:
    We will take you near the Medes Islands on a 1.5-hout tour in a glass-bottom boat, during which you will have the chance to enjoy amazing views of the region’s rich diversity of marine life.
  • Islas Medes: A 21.5-hectare archipelago that forms part of the Natural Parc of Montgrí. Between the 7 islands we will discover a stunning array of marine flora and fauna in what is known as one of the best marine reserves of the western Mediterranean.
  • Swim in an idyllic cove:
    Take a deep dive in the crystalline waters of a Mediterranean cove, surrounded by caves and natural life.

Tour Description

Our professional guide will pick you up at your accommodation in a private vehicle. Together you will embark upon an exciting adventure to discover the most symbolic, representative and beautiful corners of Costa Brava, located in the northeast of Catalonia and bathed by the waves of the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea.
Between visits you will enjoy panoramic views, stopping at several viewpoints to take pictures with the magnificent natural landscape, which blends bright greens with the wonderful turquoise blue of the sea.
Lead by our knowledgeable local guide, you will start your journey through time at the archeological remains of Empúries, a very important old city on the Mediterranean coast. Here you will discover ancient Greek and Roman ruins and learn about how these people once lived. You’ll follow in their footsteps as you explore their city, their streets, houses, temples and markets. Your guide will take you around Sant Martí d’ Empúries, a small town built next to one of the most important ports of the Roman Empire. The place remains a medieval town today, with a conserved wall and narrow, picturesque alleys.
You will then travel from Sant Martí d’Empúries to Estartit, the principal port and one of the most popular diving destinations of Costa Brava, boarding a ship to the Medes Islands. The trip will take around an hour and a half, during which time you will discover the stunning biodiversity of flora and fauna native to this archipelago, known for having one of the best marine reserves of the western Mediterranean.
The Medes Islands is an archipelago of 7 islands, part of the Natural Park of Montgrí. These islands hold the secrets of a fascinating history, as a place where pirates were marooned after surviving shipwrecks at sea.
Finally, you’ll have the chance to dive into the crystalline waters of a hidden cove, surrounded by the magnificent natural landscape of Costa Brava. You will also be able to walk through some of the most representative and charming fishermen’s towns of the region, which combine an ancient tradition with the modernity of today. Explore the labyrinth of narrow streets and corners that hide a very long and rich history.

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Tour information

Incluided
  • Professional guide
  • Private transportation
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Visit to the archeological remains of Empúries
  • Boat tour to Medes Islands
  • Swim in the crystalline waters of the Mediterranean Sea
Not included
  • Any private expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
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