Welcome to Laietana Tours based in Lloret de Mar.
Join us on a day trip to some of the most exciting places you will ever visit! The new 2014 excursion programme is out now - see below.
Also see the Barcelona Excursion page for a more detailed look at the Nou Camp Stadium tour.
Barcelona Free Day - This excursion is for clients who wish to discover this city for your self, we take you to the centre of Barcelona ' Placa Catalunya' where you have the time to explore the city. This excursion is accompanied by a rep who is there to help you with any small problems or to direct you in the right direction.
Barcelona Free Day & Fountains - Is the same as above but to finish the evening we visit the magical fountains of Montjuich.
Barcelona Nou Camp & Fountains - In this excursion, you will enjoy a trip around the centre of Barcelona and onto the stadium of Barcelona FC where there will be a visit to its famous museum. After this stop the coach will then take you to the Plaza Catalunya where there will be free time for about 2hrs during which you can visit the Ramblas, the Cathedral or stroll through the Gothic Quarter etc. You will then be taken to Montjuich, one of the highest points in the city, where you will be able to admire the splendid views, after which we will then go to the illuminated fountains of Barcelona with its spectacular show of water, light and music. On the way out of Barcelona there will be a brief stop at the Sagrada Familia church to admire this amazing building at night. Entrance to the museum of the football club is included in the price.
Barcelona Sport & Shopping - A full day excursion where a visit to the Barcelona FC Stadium the 'Camp Nou' with an included visit to their museum and part of the installations - changing rooms, VIP room, press room. The visit will last approx one and half hours. The second half on the excursion will consist of free time - in the centre of the city near the Ramblas, department stores and gothic quarter. The order of visits will be decided by the courier, including the free time and the lunch break.
La Masia - Tordera - A special night out in a converted farmhouse which dates back to the year 1736. On arrival at La Masia guests will be able to savour sangria and some apetisers on the spacious outdoor terrace. Once seated inside they will be served an 'authentic Catalan dinner' consisting of 'Pica-pica, (chips, typical Catalan sausage....etc) toast with tomato, grilled meats with mushroom sauce and potatoes and desert (creme catalan) all washed down with red wine, white wine, sangria, soft drinks and mineral water. During the dinner there will be music, after the dinner the Flamenco show will begin followed by a music from a fabulous Spanish guitarist- Finally to round off the evening there will be dancing to a live orchestra 'La Masia' until midnight.
Tordera Market - This is a half day excursion to the biggest and best market in the area. The whole town of Tordera becomes a market every Sunday enabling you to shop for some of the best bargains on the Costa Brava. Clothes, shoes, boots, bags, household wares, tools and the freshest fruit and veg you have ever seen! You will be picked up at your hotel and taken directly to the old town of Tordera, where you will have ample time to browse around the market and also see the church of Sant Esteve
Andorra - Join us on a shopping expedition to Andorra! From Lloret de Mar with Laietana Tours at the moment the cost is €52.50 leaving Lloret at approx 7.30am every Wednesday. Once joining the coach we travel inland leaving the coast behind us, taking an enjoyable drive through the mountains from Lloret de Mar you will arrive at the principality of Andorra almost 3,000 mts above sea level in the Pyrenees mountains separating Spain and France.
As well as being a favourite destination for the winters sports fans it is also a year round shoppers paradise for duty free goods with top designer names found in many of the stores, the cost of cigarettes, tobacco and bottles of spirits are much cheaper than Spain or France but be warned as the amount that you are allowed to import into Spain is limited. This excursion does not include lunch but you will have ample time to shop and take lunch in Andorra, after which you will rejoin the coach for the journey back to your resort. Remember to bring your passport!!
Barcelona Gaudi & Fountains - This excursion leaves the resort and heads for Barcelona at approx 1pm. The first stop will be at Plaza de Catalunya where the clients wanting free time for shopping etc before the evening visit to the magical fountains will be dropped off. After which the coach will then transport the other guests who wish to be escorted on the full excursion to Park Guell to see fabulous views of the city as well as some of the best examples of Gaudi's work. From the park we then take a trip to the Sagrada Familia where you have a little while to take photos. From there we return to Plaza de Catalunya where you will have approximately 1-2 hrs free time before all guests rejoin the coach, we then make our way to the Illuminous Fountains designed by the famous engineer Carles Bohigas with a spectacular show with lights & sound. Return time to your hotel could be as late as 11pm and possibly as late as midnight depending on the time of year and traffic conditions leaving Barcelona.
Montserrat - Once joining the coach guests will be taken directly to Montserrat. At the foot of Montserrat you will take the Funicular track railway the 5kms up the mountain side enjoying the fantastic views. On one side of the mountain is situated the famous Monastery. Inside guests can see the patroness of Catalonia 'La Moreneta' Around midday the boys choir will sing after which you can then visit the museum to see works of art by Picasso, Caravaggio and other Catalan artists. For the more daring visitors the 2nd Funicular will transport you further up the mountain where the views are even more breathtaking! At Montserrat you will have approx 3-4hrs including time for lunch. Please note -The boys choir does not sing in July and guests must be adequately dressed to enter the Monastery.
Rupit & Besalu
Port Aventura - Once all clients have been picked up, the coach will head for Port Aventura, close to Salou, a Journey of about two and a half hours. The great variety of shows and attractions makes this an ideal family day out! The park is divided into 5 sections, Polynesia, China, Mexico, Mediterranean and the far West. Each part has many attractions with rides for the daring and thrill seekers. The park also caters for the youngest members of the family with many live shows such as the gunfighters in the far west and the native dancers of the Polynesian islands. Inside the park are a number of restaurants and shops for typical meals of each area. The excursion includes transport and entrance to the park - no meals are included.
Dali's World - A full-day excursion where the guests will be able to admire the works of the brilliant painter Salvador Dali in two settings, the house-museum-castle in Pubol and the theatre-museum in Figueres. Entrance fee to the castle in Pubol and the museum in Figueres are included in the price.