Planning a Barcelona adventure? Just in time for spring, Ian Schrager’s The Barcelona EDITION has launched six exclusive new guest experiences
Taking advantage of its central location, the five-star hotel has collated six unique experiences to suit the interests of a variety of travellers, where art-lovers and football aficionados alike can discover Barcelona their own way.
Each of the packages includes a one-night stay in one of the hotel’s state-of-the-art signature rooms or suites, along with breakfast buffet at Bar Veraz and an English-speaking tour guide. Here’s what’s awaiting you.
1 Girona & Dalí
As one of Spain’s most prolific artists, Salvador Dalí’s hometown Figueres is less than two hours from the centre of Barcelona, through the picturesque valleys of Catalonia.
The Barcelona EDITION is offering guests a full-day private tour of the Dalí Theatre-Museum, showcasing iconic works throughout his career.
Game of Thrones fans will also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the streets of King’s Landing by visiting several of the extraordinary film set locations in nearby Girona. Package rates from EUR 1270.
2 Barcelona & Camp Nou
Guests can enjoy a four-hour tour of Barcelona highlights, including the 98,000 capacity Camp Nou stadium, home to the world-famous football team Fútbol Club Barcelona.
The VIP Players Experience Tour involves a private walk along the pitch, visit to the press room and insider’s look at the players’ changing rooms. Package rates from EUR 1470.
3 Hands-on Market Experience
Embracing the Catalonian foodie scene, the experience explores the gastronomic delights of Barcelona’s most popular food markets; Boqueria and Santa Caterina.
Located just moments from The Barcelona EDITION, guests can experience a market tour and food-tasting followed by a hands-on cooking class led by a professional chef, who will provide insight on traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
The experience will end with a group lunch to taste the creations accompanied by local cava and wines. Package rates from EUR 440.
4 4×4 Vineyards Discovery
Wine enthusiasts can embark upon a scenic drive through the countryside to Penedès – Catalonia’s own wine region, famous for its sparkling Cava wines, less than an hour from the city.
Guests will visit two family-run wineries in a 4×4 vehicle, guided by an expert viticulturist who will demonstrate the wine-making process and lead a tasting session of wine and cava with tapas pairing. Package rates from EUR 930.
5 Fly & Wine
For a bird’s eye view of the breath-taking Penedès wine region, oenophiles can experience a helicopter ride over Catalonia, along with a tour of a luxury winery in a convertible 4×4 vehicle.
An expert will take guests on a journey from the vines and on to the cellar, to experience the entire process from grape to bottle. Finally, a private wine and Cava tasting will take place accompanied by delicious tapas. Package rates from EUR 3350.
6 Barcelona Bird’s Eye
This four-hour private tour encompasses the city’s most popular and noteworthy sights by car, and includes a 10-minute helicopter ride so guests can admire the coastline and monuments with a panoramic view. Package rates start from EUR 1215.
Make it happen: visit editionhotels.com/barcelona to find out more and plan the adventure.