Catalonia Tourism has announced “The Grand Tour of Catalonia” and a partnership with the famous FC Barcelona.
The Grand Tour of Catalonia is a journey that explores the region from north to south and from east to west.
This tourist product created by the Catalan Tourist Board (ACT) offers a multi-day road trip through Catalonia to discover its main attractions in terms of heritage, nature, wine and gastronomy, and meet its inhabitants, its customs and traditions.
The Tourist Board of Catalonia has declared that the Grand Tour of Catalonia is a circuit designed on the basis of the model of sustainable tourism that drives the ACT: diversified and quality tourism, distributed in a balanced way throughout the territory, allowing to discover the destination in all its aspects. seasons.
The Grand Tour of Catalonia is a route to explore, discover, experience, experience and enjoy Catalonia by car.
It is a trip that includes many trips, so that each traveler can organize it as they wish, travel at their own pace, at any time of the year, and choose from a wide range of diverse experiences.
This new route is inspired by the journeys of young English aristocrats from the middle of the 17th century, known as the “Grand Tours”.
These were not leisure trips but educational trips, and for this reason everything was meticulously planned by their parents before departure.
These tours allowed them to discover sacred sites of classical culture and also to come into contact with European high society.
The project was carried out jointly by the Catalan Tourist Office, the Department of Tourism of the Government of Catalonia, which includes the Network of Tourist Offices of Catalonia, and the various local Tourist Offices: Barcelona, Costa Brava-Girona, Costa Daurada and Terres de l’Ebre, Lleida and Val d’Aran.
The Grand Tour of Catalonia is a circular route to discover the essence of Catalonia. It connects the cultural icons, natural environments and gastronomic pleasures that define the personality of this land, in rural and urban settings.