Essential Priorat

The Trip

A perfect short tour that includes one day in Barcelona with the serene Priorat wine region. Private guided winery visits and wine tastings in the famed Priorat cellars and boutique wineries. Sleep in the hilltop village of Siurana.

5 days/4 nights

Trip starts in Barcelona and ends in the Priorat

1 night Barcelona; 3 nights Priorat

 

Highlights

  • Food-focused day in Barcelona
  • Priorat winery visits: Flagship Priorat pioneer winery; Family-owned winery; Priorat/Montsant winery
  • Two wine-tasting lunches; One wine tasting session in Falset
  • Charcuterie tasting
  • Goat cheese making
  • Hotel in the stunning hilltop village of Siurana

 

Interesting

The Priorat vineyards were largely abandoned until a group of enterprising winemakers arrived in the 1970s.

Most Priorat wines are red, made with Cariñena or Garnatxa grapes. Inventive winemakers are now crafting white wines made with Garnatxa blanca.

 

 

Itinerary

Essential Priorat Wine Trip

Day 1 – Meet in Barcelona. Lunch in the Barceloneta. Gourmet tour through the Barrio Gotico, followed by a light dinner.

Day 2 –Transfer to the Priorat (Train: 2 hours; Driver: 1.5 hours). Visit one of the flagship Priorat wineries, followed by a wine-tasting lunch in a small winery. Olive oil tasting. Tasting menu dinner with wine pairings in the hotel in Siurana.

Day 3 –Charcuterie tasting, goat-cheese making demonstration. Visit Falset, the capital of the Priorat, and have dinner at the area's acclaimed modern restaurant.

Day 4 –Family-owned Ficaria Vins winery visit and tasting. Wine-tasting lunch.  Up to the vineyards with winery owner Mr. Capafons, followed by a tasting of Priorat and Montsant wines at his estate. Casual dinner in Siurana.

Day 5 –Transfer to the Barcelona airport for your outbound journey.


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Extend Your Journey

Add a day in the Cava-producing Penedes region. 

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