SEASONAL EXPERIENCES

 
vineyard-1331574.jpg

Grape harvest activities

During the harvest time, many wineries in Catalonia offer a lot of activities...

- Collect the grapes and participate in the production process as it used to be done... stepping on it

- Must tasting: visit a local winery, its vineyards and the storage area where they ferment. You will taste different types of musts, know their varieties, tastes and smells and differentiate which ones are destined to the wine and which ones to the cava.

- Grape tasting between vineyards: walk through the winery to taste the grape varieties directly from the vineyards where they grow.

Price: from € 25 per person

 
cagatio

Find and build your own "cagatió"

An original and fun Christmas experience for kids.

Based on a story that will be explained upon arrival, the youngests should be able to look for different parts of the "cagatió" (a catalan christmas character) in the forest. Once they'll find the parts, they must build it following some games. At the end, to remember this special day, they will receive a personalized diploma and take the "cagatió" home.

Price: from € 30

 
garotes

Fishermen and sea urchins

Guided by a marine biologist and a local fisherman, we will discover the sea and gastronomic secrets of the coastal town of "L'Escala", while helping a local conservation project from Costa Brava.

The experience begins at the fishermen's port with a guided visit to its facilities and finishes at the beach, tasting fresh sea urchins.

Price: € 150 per person (very exclusive experience)

 
bolets

Mushrooms hunting

Catalonia is land of mushrooms and can practically be found in all the regions... Knowing which ones are eatable and which ones are not is not easy, and even dangerous if you don't know about it...

We offer you a guided tour into the nature with a mushrooms' expert, who will help you to discover and understand the properties of all mushrooms, curiosities, culinary uses, etc. Once the basket is full, you will cook a tasty recipe or take them home with you.

Price: from € 30 per person

 
calcotada

"Calçotada" (grilled onions barbecue)

Includes:

15 calçots approx. per person

Drink: Beer, wine, soft drink, water

Bread with tomato

Appetizers

Calçots cooking workshop

"Drinking in "porró" without staining" contest

Price: from € 25

 
raquetes

Smugglers' route in snowshoes

The smugglers had to avoid many adverse situations during their march: the bunkers along the border, the Spanish soldiers, the civil guard and, once in France, the gendarmes.

We propose you to follow these old paths with snowshoes in order to imagine what were the strategies followed with the aim of reaching their destination.

Includes: Mountain guide, technical material, accident insurance

Price: from € 80

 
fresas

Visit a strawberries patch in Maresme region

Visit a local strawberry producer, learn about his project and the strawberries production world in "El Maresme", where it is very popular.

During the visit, you will be able to walk into the patch and collect your own strawberries. Afterwards, with them, we will make fresh juices and enjoy a delicious appetizer.

Price: from € 10