Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the second largest city of Spain and is famous for its traditions, culture and history. The famous Rambla promenade, which extends from downtown to the harbor. From the Military Museum on Montjuic, the mountain in the center of the Olympic area, offers a magnificent view of Barcelona. The Montjuic with its museums, parks and scenic gardens has also become a popular nightlife center. If you love art you have to visit the Picasso Museum. Barcelona is famous for its Gaudi architecture. No one can miss a visit to the Sagrada Familia, one of the masterpieces of modern architecture. To know the most authentic Barcelona, visit Bari Gotic, the Gothic quarter 500 years old, a maze of narrow streets lined by beautiful houses in the area of the Cathedral.
During the International Choir Festival Cantate Barcelona you can meet choirs from different countries and gather all together for the various concerts. The friendship concerts will take place and will be hosted by a local choir, with whom you can exchange music and culture. Every single choir has the opportunity for an open-air performance at the Pueblo Espanol on Montejuic, a real Spanish “village”, in which the folk architecture is represented with all its richness. The festival ends with the big final concert where all the participating choirs meet on a Sunday afternoon in Girona.
Day 1: Arrival at hotel in Barcelona or on the Costa Brava. Meeting with your assistant for the check-in. Welcome-Drink. Dinner at the hotel. After dinner – evening free time.
Day 2: After breakfast, departure for the guided tour of Barcelona. Lunch in a restaurant. During the day Open-Air-Concert at the Pueblo Espanol and in the evening participation at a friendship concert hosted by a local choir of Barcelona or surroundings followed by a drink and gathering for all participants.
Day 3: After breakfast departure to Girona, monumental city. The city’s main sights are the Gothic cathedral built in 1292, the Roman monastery, the medieval jew quarter “Call” and the Arab bath of the 12th century. After the lunch break transfer to the Auditorium of Girona for the big final concert with all the participating choirs. After the final concert transfer to Lloret de Mar for the farewell dinner with music and dancing with all the participants.
Day 4: After breakfast, check-out and departure.