Just before the French border, in the Natural Park of the Albera Mountains, stands the amazingly well-preserved Castle of Requesens. Built by the Counts of Roselló in the 11th Century, the Castle has had several owners, held many different names and undergone various renovations over the last few hundred years. While closed to the public a majority of the time, STA has been granted visitation.
An hour and a half north of Barcelona, well be driving up into the dense woods of the eastern Pyrenees. After rounding one final turn suddenly the Castle looms above us on top of the hill. The next couple of hours are spent exploring the endless passageways and rooms of the huge fortress, and climbing to the top of towers to behold the incredible views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. A leisurely lunch at a rustic mountaintop restaurant provides the perfect ending to the journey.
Day by day itinerary
BARCELONA - Start by driving up into the dense
woods of the eastern Pyrenees
- Explore the endless passageways and rooms
of the huge fortress, and climbing to the
top of towers to behold the incredible views
of the surrounding mountains and valleys
- A leisurely lunch at a rustic mountaintop
- Return to Barcelona L
END OF TOUR SERVICES
THE TOUR INCLUDES: - Transportation - English-Speaking Local Guide
- Entrance to the Castle
- (L) Full lunch (including wine/beer, dessert and coffee)
- Local Taxes
THE TOURS DOES NOT INCLUDE: - Airfare
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides
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