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Proposed Visit to Girona:

 
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11-15 November 2012

11/10/2012 1st day
Flight Vueling
Leaves MAH  08.35 horas – Arrives BCN 9.25 horas
A private transfer by coach to Girona and the Hotel Peninsular. This is a small hotel situated on the edge (within 5 minutes walk) of the old city.
We will be booked on a bed and breakfast basis giving ample opportunities to sample the local restaurants.
Afternoon: a guided walk of the Casco Antiquo with a local guide
Evening--free

2nd. day: Breakfast
A full day guided excursion of some of the most interesting medieval villages of the hinterland.
Visit to Banyoles (with a possible excursion by boat around the largest and most    beautiful lake in Cataluna.) On the way we call at the famous Torras chocolate factory to see the production sample and purchase.
Visit to Besalu
Visit to Rupit
Time for lunch in one of the villages on advice of the guide
Return to Girona via Valle e'en Pas-Angles y Bescanó.
Evening free.

3rd day :Breakfast
An half day excursion guided by Bryce/Sheila
Journey by coach to Blanes to visit the wonderful Botanical Gardens Marimurtra
Including the reservation and entrance into the gardens.
Followed by a short stop in the resort of Blanes for a snack and browse.
Return to hotel
Free time afternoon and evening to explore more of Girona

4th.day : Breakfast
A half day excursion guided by Bryce/Sheila
Journey to Pubol la Pera for the Castell Gala Dali
Figueras for Castell San FerranStopping at a vineyard for wine tasting etc. (Which one, yet to be arranged)
Returning to Hotel
Afternoon and evening free.

Last day: Breakfast
Leave hotel with luggage in coach
A visit to the wonderful Monastery of Montserrat with free time to explore this large        precinct with its wonderful views over the unusual rock formations. Maybe take the funicular          to the top.
Take a snack before boarding the coach at 15.00 hrs for our transfer to Barcelona Airport
Vueling flight leaves BCN at 18.50 horas – arrives MAH at 19.40 horas

Total Price per person in double room: 343.26 euros
Total Price per person for single occupancy: 415.56 euros
Based on a minimum group of 25 persons

Important notes:
Prices quoted are for residents of the Baleares. It absolutely essential to have with you a copy of the Certificate of Empadronemiento from your respective Ajuntamiento to prove your entitlement to Residents Travel Discount. You now have to show this at airport check in.
You must also carry your passport.
You will be allowed one suitcase per person weighing up to 23 kg , on top of this  you are allowed one piece of hand luggage of the normal required maximum size.
The autonomous region of Cataluna are about to levy a small tourist tax. The amount is not yet announced but this will be only small and is apparently payable at the hotel on check in. We have anticipated this and covered it in the price and we will pay en bloc from the money we will carry for contingency/emergency purposes
The excursion by boat on the Banyoles lake is not included in the price.
A full itinerary with daily timings will be supplied to each person at airport prior to departure

Booking
All prices are based on the availability of flight seats and hotel rooms and for that reason we require confirmation from participants ASAP. As we have to sign a firm reservation next week and at the latest 14th September to ensure such availability.

A sum of at least 50% of the total (or maybe the full amount) should be paid, or transferred directly, to Banca March. Your payment should be made to Menorca Britannia account number 0061 0239 41 0022100118 and clearly state your name/s and VIAJE GIRONA. When shown as received on the bank statement this will act as your confirmation and a receipt will be forwarded. You should also telephone Sheila on 971366206 or email menorcabritannia@msn.com to confirm your reservation.

The final payment should be made on or before October 26th. Should we not achieve the minimum numbers or should the trip have to be cancelled for other reasons outside our control, your money will be immediately refunded.


Personal cancellation for whatever reason  and travel insurance is not included and we suggest that you take out cover for the period as Menorca Britannia cannot make refunds should you have to cancel for personal reasons or for loss or damage to luggage.

Menorca Britannia has to guarantee full payment for all participants once the contract is signed. These travel arrangements are with Viajes Sant Lluis,

Asociación Menorca Britannia Menorca 6th September, 2012

More information on the websites below.
www.montserratvisita.com     www.hotel-peninsular.com     www.chocolatestorras.com
www.marimurtrar.cat              www.banyoles.cat                  www.besalu.cat

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