Roca Village and Freixenet

Published on January 15, 2020 by Catalan Holidays

The most extensive shopping centre containing the most prestigious, international fashion brands in Catalonia can be found within the Barcelona Coast, just 30 minutes away from Barcelona and Girona.

 

La Roca Village luxury shopping outlet

More than 100 brands from world leaders in fashion are present in this open air “village” of luxury outlet stores. Specialising in offering genuine collections of both previous seasons and the most recent ones, it combines a high-quality service with important discounts.
So, if you like brands like Tag Heuer, Diesel, G.Star, Hugo Boss, Armani, Gucci, Ralph Lauren and many more at an affordable price and in an unforgettable environment, La Roca Village is the place to visit during your stay in one of Catalan Holidays’ holiday homes.
You can find the services of a personal stylist, or a luxury chauffeur service, on the La Roca Village website.

We can recommend:

  • A return journey by luxury bus from Barcelona to La Roca Village, the mecca of shopping.
  • Get out of the city to enjoy a shopping session (with help from a VIP card to save you 10% in the stores)
  • Enjoy explanations from a guide while you pass through different points of interest on this pleasant, 40-minute journey

Freixenet, the famous brand of cava

The most emblematic wine cellars of Freixenet, the famous cava brand, combine tradition and innovation and have the oldest, deepest caves, located 20 metres underground.
The business was founded after the union of two families specialising in the wine trade: the Ferrer family, owners of the current La Freixeneda since the 12th century, and the Salas family, founders of Casa Sala. Nowadays, Freixenet is the most famous brand of cava.
Visit the wine cellars in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, near Barcelona, and discover the art of making cava. Freixenet offers guided tours where you will discover the process of making cava, from the oldest part of the cellars to the newest, where tradition and the most cutting-edge technology co-exist. It includes a land train ride and cava tasting (with grape juice for under-18s).

You can also go on a private tour of the cellars

Can you imagine being able to enjoy the Freixenet caves in private? With this plan, you will be able to go on a visit reserved specifically for you and your guests. An exclusive trip in which you will discover the process of making cava. It includes a land train ride and cava tasting (with grape juice for under-18s).

Dali Theatre and Museum in Figueres

The Dali Theatre and Museum, the greatest Surrealist museum in the world, occupies the old Municipal Theatre building, built in the 19th century and destroyed at the end of the Civil War. Dali decided to build his museum on these ruins.
The birthplace of the most famous Surrealist painter in Spain is now the home of his legacy. Designed by Dali himself, this museum in Figueres, a town near Girona, hosts exhibitions that demonstrate the imagination of the artist in a very interesting and spectacular way.
More than a million visitors every year appreciate the creativity of this museum, turning it into one of the most visited tourist destinations in Spain. This cultural jewel on the Costa Brava is in constant development and offers a varied programme of night tours, temporary exhibitions and other events.
This is, undoubtedly, one of the most complete tours of Salvador Dali available.

Figueras Dali in Catalonia, Spain

Enjoy and savour the wine experience at the Bodegas Torres winery

Enjoy and savour the wine experience at the Bodegas Torres winery and explore every aspect of wine.
In the hands of the fourth generation of the family, Torres is the largest wine cellar in Spain and owner of the most extensive vineyards holding the Penedes Designation of Origin. Their wines and brandies regularly win awards for their excellence.
Although Torres has vineyards throughout Spain and abroad, its central base is in Pacs, only a few kilometres from the Costa Dorada and Barcelona. The workshops and exclusive tours that Bodegas Torres offers its visitors have earned them the Wine Tourism Award for the “Most Innovative Tour” category.
Immerse yourself into the world of wine in one of these 2 places:

Penedes Bodega

The Pacs del Penedes Visitor Centre is located 45 minutes away from Barcelona, in the heart of Penedes. With a track record of more than 20 years dedicated to wine tourism, we invite you to discover our winery, an ideal space to enjoy original activities, wine tastings, workshops, wine pairings and local cuisine in an environment surrounded by vineyards.

 

Mas Rabell Restaurant

A Catalan country house in the heart of Penedes, belonging to the Torres family. Mas Rabell preserves the rustic charm and beauty of the traditional. It gives a unique wine environment to any traditional, creative and deliciously Mediterranean activity.

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