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Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona

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Experience a relaxing day in the countryside and plenty of wine-tasting during this day trip to some of the top wineries outside Barcelona. Head to the Penedès region, to visit some of the most famous wineries of Catalonia, stopping to taste and learn about the production of the area's many vintages and cava (Catalan sparkling wine) along the way. During your visit, enjoy the services of a guide, who escorts you between wineries and share informative and fun facts about the region during your trip. This Catalonia winery tour includes tastings at three vineyards plus cheeses and tapas.
  • Explore the magical world of the Catalan wine region
  • Discover the complex process of making cava (Catalan sparkling wine)
  • Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese tastings
  • Professional and informative guide

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Wine, cheese and tapas -- what's not to like? Visit some of the best cava wineries in Spain on this tour and learn all about how Catalan sparkling wine is made.
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Transportation on an air conditioned coach.
Assistant on board
Bilingual tour in English and Spanish or Monolingual tour in Mandarin (depending the option)
Guided tour and wine tasting at Jean Leon Winery.
Guided tour and wine tasting paired with 4 different cheeses at Torres Wineries.
Guided tour and cava (sparkling wine) tasting with appetizer at Cavas Freixenet.
Food and drinks, unless specified.
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Carrer d'Alí Bei, 80, 08013 Barcelona, Spain

Julià Travel Gray Line Spain, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Take a journey to one of Spain's top wine-producing regions during this full-day trip from Barcelona visiting some of Catalonia's top wineries. During the course of your experience, sample some of the area's top wines and cava, along with a selection of cheese and tapas, as you learn about the vineyards' production processes and history. 

Catalonia is known as one of the country's most celebrated wine regions, boasting 11 different appellations, more than 2,000 years of wine-making history and annual production in excess of 380 million bottles. The region's output also includes cava, a sparkling wine that accounts for around 50% of the total.

Depart from central Barcelona in the morning, heading first to Bodegues Jean Leon, a winery located in the center of Spain's Penedès region, for a tour of the facilities and a tasting of two of the group's award-winning wines. Head next to Bodegues Torres, where you have a chance to further immerse yourself in the unique wine-making process. Enjoy a tasting of three more wines, accompanied by local Catalonian cheeses. Finish your excursion at Caves Freixenet and spend some time learning about, and tasting, cava. Discover the process behind cava production and then sample two cavas plus some mouth-watering tapas.

Throughout your day's excursion, your guide will also be available to answer questions and share entertaining tidbits that provide further context and history about this unique wine-making region. Return back to your departure point at the conclusion of the day's activity.
Stop At:  
Jean Leon
During this visit you will learn many details about the elaboration of wine and cava (Catalan sparkling wine), and have the opportunity to taste the different wines and cavas.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Bodegas Torres
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cavas Freixenet
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Note the visits are hold on foot, wear comfortable clothes.
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination.
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Please note the legal drinking age in Spain is 18 years old.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Julia Travel S.L
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona.
What is the policy on sanitization during Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona.
What is the social distancing policy during Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona.

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  • "The tour bus pickup / drop off point is very close to the Plaza Catalunya square in Barcelona." See review


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Wish I could tell you...
, Oct 2019
Would have loved to give an accurate review but what a terrible experience. Didn't even go on the trip. Julia Travels group gave zero notification that the tour was cancelled. We arrived ready to go and was informed it was cancelled for the week. Was told to come back the next morning for a similar the tour but one that included Montserrat. Same thing happened again! We had to change our day to day itineraries. We had planned to go to Madrid but couldn't because of the lack of communication and inconvenience. They offered for us to do another tour in place -- Costa Brava & Dali. The tour had potential but our guides English guide missed the marked. She hardly spoke and shared information with us. It was boring. The better part was the museum. Honestly wish we would've jumped through the hoops for a refund. The bus nearly froze us to death.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Awesome wine tour!
, Jun 2019
This tour was fantastic! All three stops were unique and well organized, had an amazing day trying good wines and making great friends.
1 traveler found this review helpful
, May 2019
Took my wife and kids to this trip and to be honest was a bit nervous before arriving. The guide and escort on the bus was fantastic and each of our tour guides at the destinations were well informed and knowledgable. For a family trip I was surprised how much our kids (11/13) enjoyed it. Good value for money and most enjoyable and the history of the places we visited made the trip worthwhile. Many thanks to all our guides for a great and memorable day. Highly recommend this for couples and family alike Good day had by all
1 traveler found this review helpful
Wine/Cava day in Batcelona
Lourdes G
, May 2019
Great tour!!!! Highly recommend!!! Very educational, Small sustainable wineries and great cava winery.
Wines and Cava
Edgardo R
, Oct 2018
This was an outstanding trip that I highly recommend. The bus used by the company was big and comfortable, something very important for long trips. The guide was excellent as well, plus arrangements were made for guides from within each winery. It was very informative and educational as well. It was not just tasting wine but learning how to taste and rate wine/cava.
Large group tour
Shaina B
, Oct 2018
My husband and I love to visit wineries when we travel, and our favorite visits are always at small, family wineries where you get to meet the winemaker and taste wines that we can't find at home in an intimate environment. This is not that kind of tour. You'll be on a large bus with 30-40 other tourists and you'll visit large scale, commercial wineries with international distribution. One of the other frustrations was that there was no lunch break. I knew that lunch wasn't included, but assumed that meant that we'd stop somewhere and have time to buy our own lunch, but that wasn't the case. The only food available during the ~8 hour day were the meager nibbles at the wineries (crackers and olives at Jean Leon, four small pieces of cheese and a few crackers at Torres, and some pan con tomate, chips, and a small shared charcuterie plate at Freixenet). I'm really glad we had a decent breakfast at our hotel before we left, but we were downright FAMISHED by the time the tour was over. This is a good tour for those who are wine novices, but if you're an experienced enotourist, you may be happier with a different tour.I did very much enjoy the opportunity to taste the grapes of lots of different varietals at Jean Leon and Torres, but I wished more of the wines we tasted had been uniquely Spanish. At Jean Leon, there was one taste of a "reserva" cab, and I paid extra for a second taste of a "gran reserva" cab. At Torres, we tasted a Moscatel/Gewürtztraminer, a merlot, a cab, and a muscatel. My husband and I paid extra to taste a brandy, but we were rushed and didn't really get to enjoy it. At Freixenet, we tasted a (white) cava and a rose cava, and I paid extra to get a glass of a different rose cava. Ultimately, we enjoyed the day, but wish we would have picked a different (smaller) tour that gave us the opportunity to taste varietals that are unique to Spain and the Penedes region.
1 traveler found this review helpful
This was a fabulous day trip. The...
Barbara K
, Oct 2018
This was a fabulous day trip. The tours of each winery were so organized and informative. They each were very interesting, beautiful, and made delightful wines. We had a great day on this tour and enjoyed every minute!
Great tour!
, Sep 2018
I have to say that we were a little concerned when we left in the morning because the bus was absolutely packed (I believe that the final tally was 55 people!).. However, the size of the group did not hinder the information transfer or fun. The Jean Leon tour was good but the winery was smaller and a little less organized. The facilities, the tours and the tastings at Torres and Freixenet were really spectacular! These are can't miss! My group was very pleased with the whole experience.
This was a very nice and informative...
, Sep 2018
This was a very nice and informative tour to the 3 different wineries from the small batch winery to the large scale production at Freixenet. It was a larger group tour than we expected 20 but the bus ride from Barcelona was very comfortable and we never felt the group was too big. The tour guide and the winery guides were knowledgeable and the food pairings at Torress and Freixnet were excellent and well proportioned. We were there during the harvesting Sept so it was an added bonus to walk through the vines grown for tastings and sample the various grapes. The tour bus pickup / drop off point is very close to the Plaza Catalunya square in Barcelona.
Worthwhile wine trip.
, Sep 2018
Really wonderful day trip. Enjoyed the wines we tried and the tours of the wineries. Beautiful scenery.

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