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Cardona and Salt Mountain guided tour from Barcelona

Beschikbaarheid: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Duur: 8 hours
Taal: English, Spanish
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Doe dit omdat
  • Discover the medieval town of Cardona and a historic salt mine
  • Learn about the salt mining industry in Catalonia at Salt Mountain Cultural Park
  • Take a "deep dive" into salt mining by traveling 86 meters underground in a local tunnel
  • Marvel at the defensive structure of the ancient Castle of Cardona
Wat kan je verwachten

The charming town of Cardona is located just 100km from Barcelona, in the heart of Catalonia. One can feel the weight of history here just by walking through the streets, admiring the ancient buildings and exploring the unique natural environment that has shaped local culture for centuries.

A professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in a private transport, with which you will travel comfortably to Cardona. Here you will explore one of the most important salt deposits in the world at Salt Mountain Cultural Park.

The natural landscape surrounding Cardona is one of the most special of Catalonia. South of the town you will find the Salt Valley of Cardona, which has been put to human use since Neolithic times. The natural characteristics of the place make it unique in the world and so the site is well preserved. Enjoy a moment to take in the beautiful vistas and breathe in the fresh country air.

The salt mine opened in 1929 and stayed in function until 1990, becoming one of the most important globally. Today the area has been transformed into the Salt Mountain Cultural Park, allowing visitors to learn about its history.

In the outdoor museum area, the old mineshaft 'Maria Teresa' still tells the story of the industrial exploitation of the valley. Your group will have the opportunity to descend 86m deep into the Salt Mountain. Here you will witness mysterious and beautiful natural formations, such as stalactites, stalagmites and the colorful folds and seams.

You will visit Cardona center, flanked by Romanesque and Gothic buildings still inhabited by the town’s historically brave population.

This place has survived some of the most important battles in Catalan history and strolling around its castle-fortress is like traveling ten centuries back in time. The castle of Cardona is one of the best-preserved medieval sites in Spain. In 1714, during the War of Spanish Succession, it served as an impregnable fortress. Even the mighty Napoleon could not capture its sturdy citadel!

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Wat is inclusief
  • Private vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour of the medieval town of Cardona
Wat is niet inclusief
  • Tickets to Cardona Castle &Salt Mountain Cultural Park (12€ approx.)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Any private expenses
Waar
Verzamelpunt:

Pick-up from your accommodation

Wat te onthouden
  • Group size: min. 2 max. 8 people
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Wanneer
  • Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • The pick-up is between 08:30 and 09:30 at hotels or apartments in Barcelona
  • Blackout dates: 24, 25 and 26 December, 1 January
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Provider
InOut Barcelona tours
Boekingskosten
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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