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Human towers of Barcelona - Guided tour and workshop

Human towers of Barcelona - Guided tour and workshop

A tradition of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Marvel at one of the most amazing and unique traditions of Barcelona (Catalonia); the Human Towers! Join us for a visit and be a part of the excitement of building a human tower.

Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (March - October)

HALF DAY - Human towers Book

HALF DAY - Human towers

Enjoy a walk through the historic streets of Old Town Vilafranca del Penedès, with its beautiful cathedral, gorgeous architecture and great restaurants, many with outdoor seating, where you can have a delicious dinner before your ‘Human Tower’ experience.
Duration: from 18 to 23h aprox.

€62 per person, minimum 8 people
€81 per person, 4-7 people
€129 per person, 2 people only

 

Includes:

  • Transport and guide
  • Guided tour of Vilafranca del Penedès
  • Dinner in The Old Town
  • Attending a rehearsal of Castellers de Vilafranca

This experience starts in the afternoon, with a guided tour through the historical streets of Vilafranca, enjoying a glass of cava at the top of the church belfry.
The evening ends with a dinner at an extraordinary restaurant, a charming place located in Old Town Vilafranca, with a menu made up of assorted salads, cheeses, homemade sausages and more, there is something there for everyone to enjoy! Includes cava or wine.
After dinner, we’ll experience a rehearsal of the human tower builders or "Castellers" of Vilafranca at their fantastic centre in the heart of the town. One of them will explain how the rehearsal works and you'll be able to witness the amazing sight of hundreds of people building what seems like impossible towers.

FULL DAY - Human towers Book

FULL DAY - Human towers

Enjoy the tranquility of your wine country hotel, and get ready to build your own human tower in the morning!
Duration: from 18 to 23h aprox. + night + from 10 to 13h aprox.

€122 per person, minimum 8 people

 

Includes:

  • Transport and guide
  • Guided tour of Vilafranca del Penedès
  • Dinner at the historical center
  • Attendance at a rehearsal of Castellers de Vilafranca
  • Night at at a three star wine country hotel. Breakfast included
  • ‘Building human towers’ workshop

Day 1, same as Half Day program above, and includes spending the night at a three star hotel at the center of Vilafranca del Penedès.
Day 2, you'll take part in your own "castellers" workshop, aided by one or more people from the group and teaching you the basic techniques. You'll be surprised just what can be achieved with great teamwork.
If it's a Saturday, there'll still be time for a pleasant stroll through Vilafranca's weekly town market.

ADDITIONAL AMMENITIES
  • Single room for solo travelers (starting at an extra €22)
  • An exquisite dinner at the hotel where you will be staying: €28 per person
  • Accommodation at 4 or 5 star hotels (starting at an extra €20)
  • The tours will be conducted in English, Spanish or Catalan. French, German or Russian guide by request (€120 per group and day)

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Toni Bach

Member of the Vilafranca Castellers

“Building castles makes me happy, defying gravity. The challenge, the uncertainty. What's more, we do it as a group and that generates a lot of trust between the old and young. It's for all age.”

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