Bodegas Torres Tours
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A trip to Barcelona isn’t complete without sampling some of Catalonia’s renowned wines, and Bodegas Torres—Spain’s largest winery—is the perfect place to start. A sprawling vineyard that reaches across the Penedès region, the winery is owned by the Torres family, whose winemaking legacy dates back more than 140 years.
Less than an hour from Barcelona, the Torres winery makes a popular day trip for both locals and tourists, who come to sample Bodegas Torres’ world-class wine varieties and tour the winery to learn about the winemaking process. Tours take in the winery’s barrels, wine cellars, fermentation tanks, and bottling plants, along with the fascinating Torres Museum, where a multilanguage audiovisual presentation offers insight into the area’s rich wine culture. A small train takes visitors on a tour of the 5-square-mile (1,300-hectare) vineyards.
A visit to Bodegas Torres can be combined with other area wineries for a full day of tours and tastings. It’s also possible to visit the cellars as part of a day trip to nearby Montserrat Monastery or the seaside town of Sitges.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Bodegas Torres makes an excellent day trip for foodies and wine lovers.
- Full-day tours to this wine region from Barcelona typically last 8–11 hours, depending on the other stops that are included.
- Tours and tastings at the winery must be booked in advance.
- The tasting room, museum, and vineyard tours are all wheelchair-accessible, but the winemaking facilities are not.
How to Get There
While the easiest way to reach the winery is as part of a guided tour, it’s also possible to get there using public transportation. Take the Rodalies suburban rail from Barcelona Sants or Barcelona–Plaça de Catalunya to Vilafranca del Penedès, and take a taxi the rest of the way.
When to Get There
The winery offers tours and tastings daily throughout the year, except on Spanish national holidays. Tours are available in Spanish, English, Catalan, and French and must be reserved ahead of time. Hours change seasonally, so check the calendar before your visit.
Wine Experiences at Bodegas Torres
This popular winery offers a few different tasting options. The most basic experience includes five samples representing the different regions and denominations of origin where Familia Torres produces wine. Those with more of an appetite can opt to pair wine with cheese or Ibérico ham instead.
Address: Carrer de Miquel Torres Carbo 6, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Barcelona, Spain
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Bodegas Torres
We will start our tour on the outskirts of Barcelona, on the most emblematic peak of Catalonia, the Montserrat massif, and its Monastery where we will enjoy panoramic views and then visit the Montserrat Monastery. We will visit the wine cellar of the Torres Family. These farms produce some of the best wines with strains of Cabernet Sauvignon. We will finish the tour in Sitges, located in the Garraf region, just 30 km from Barcelona. It is a charming town to explore its labyrinthine and cobbled streets, stroll along the promenade. In addition, if the dates coincide we can enjoy countless events, from the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, to the Carnivals of Sitges, or local Popular Parties.
Discover the prestigious splendor of the Torres Wine Cellar on an enriching 11-hour excursion to one of Spain’s most established wineries. Admire the Catalonian countryside as you travel by comfortable coach to the Montserrat Mountains, and then indulge your senses as you explore verdant vineyards and pleasure your palate with samples of locally produced wine. End your tour with a visit to Sitges, a charming fishing village replete with quaint structures and excellent ocean vistas.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Frequently Asked Questions
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