Catalunya Bus Turistic takes you to one of the jewels of the Pyrenees, the Nuria Valley mountain resort, with its unique landscape and wealth of nature. Discover this unique place, where you can enjoy a wide range of activities that will provide an unforgettable experience surrounded by nature.
Meet your guide in downtown Barcelona for a day trip to Ripoll and Nuria.
Once arrived in Ripoll, discover The Monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll that dates back to the 9th century with a Romanesque style. Its main draw is its portal, which is recognized as one of the most important pieces of European Romanesque sculpture. Here, enjoy a guided visit and a self-guided visit.
Then, take the rack railway from Ribes to Nuria Valley and admire breathtaking views of the landscape to reach Nuria's Valley. Thanks to its geography and climate, it has the characteristic flora and fauna of medium-altitude European and high-Alpine mountains.
Visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin Nuria plays a very important role in religious life and popular traditions. After Montserrat, it is probably Catalonia's most popular and of-ten-visited sanctuary. After that, enjoy wine and food tastings and free time to do all the activities that the place offers, such as:
the visit of the Ermita de Sant Gil
the visit of the church
a picnic in the dedicated zone
boat in the lake
horse riding in the mountain
Finally, you will end your tour at Placa de Catalunya.
08:00 - Departure from Barcelona
09:45 - Arrive at Ripoll and guided tour to Santa Maria de Ripoll monastery
10:45 - Departure from Ripoll to Ribes, rack railway ride from Ribes to Nuria Valley
11:10 - Arrival at Nuria, Food tasting, guided tour and free time
16:30 - Departure from Nuria
19:00 - Arrival at Pla?a Catalunya
At the shop of Nuria Valley : 10% discount with a minimum purchase of 50euros and with a minimum purchase of 30euros, a free t-shirt.
Tastings of cured meats, sausages and liqueur
Discounts for activities and shops
Cable car fee
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
Check in at Plaça Catalunya
Depart from Barcelona by Bus
Santa Maria de Ripoll Monastery
Make a stop at the Benedictine monastery. Admire the front façade sculpted in the Romanesque style and marble reliefs depicting biblical scenes.
Rack Railway Ride to Vall de Núria
Hop aboard the Vall de Núria Rack Railway which covers a dstance of more than 12 kilometers over a 1,000-meter incline. Take in the spectacular view of the Núria Valley along the way.
Vall de Núria Tour
Get to know the valley with an overview tour of the mountain resort and sanctuary. Tradition has it that Saint Giles kept an image of the Virgin Mary in the valley while fleeing from the Romans. A pilgrim was said to have located the image in 1072 which then turned the place into a sacred sanctuary.
Food Tasting and Leisure Time
Participate in a delicious tasting of local food products such as cured meats, sausages and the Núria liqueur. Relax by the lake, follow a walking trail or ride the cable car. Optional activities include visits to the Ermita de Sant Gil hermitage, archery, horseback riding, lake boat ride and more.
Tour Ends at Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona
Price & Options
Please bring a valid ID on the day of your visit, especially for purchases including a reduced ticket (child, student or senior).
Printed VELTRA voucher
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 08:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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