Girona and l'Albera, Memory circuit

We propose a trip for 4 days where we will visit the way of those who participated in "La Retirada" visiting the most emblematic places like Figueras, Collioure or Argeles. It is the Memory circuit.

The circuit covers the following towns: Girona, La Jonquera, Figueres, Sant Climent Sescebes (Celler Terra Remota Bodega), St. Pere de Rodes, Argelès sur Mer, Perpignan, Elne and Portbou.

The Memory circuit begins in Girona where you can discover what hides the Old Quarter. First the Museum of City History. Then a visit to the Jewish Quarter and the entrance to the Museum of the Jewish History which has recently discovered a micvé. Also a visit to the Arab Baths, a
Romanesque work that imitates Muslims bathrooms. The tour will end with a path to the train. Dinner and accommodation will be in Girona.

The next day we will go towards La Jonquera where you will visit the Museu Memorial del Exili, a museum that has modern facilities. Then we eat at Great Jonquera Outlet & Shopping. The next destination is Figueres to visit the military castle of Sant Ferran , located in the upper part of the city. Also you can optionally visit the Teatre Museu Dalí. Accommodation in Figueras .

The third day we will go towards Sant Climent Sescebes where you will visit the Celler Terra Remota we will learn the process of this drink. We will take the road that will take us across the landscape of Empordà up to the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes where we will make a tour. This monastery is a clear example of Catalan Romanesque located at 520 meters high. Lunch in the restaurant of the whole. After lunch, we will continue our journey to Argeles sur Mer, there we will make a tour of the Interpretation Centre Exile at Chateau Valmy where we remember what was the concentration camp of Argelès aimed at the Republican troops during the evacuation of Catalunya visit in the last months of the Spanish Civil War. We will continue to Perpignan where we dine and sleep in Argelès .

The last day we will go to where the Swiss Maternity in Elna, that gave assistance to mothers of the refugee camps in southern France. Once we finished the tour, we go to Portbou along the coast and enjoy the views of the Côte Vermeille as Collioure and Port Vendres. We will visit Portbou with a local guide visiting the tribute to Walter Benjamin. The trip will end with a return to Girona where there is the possibility of an extra night.

The dates of the outputs are:

June: 12 and 26 with a price of 435 euros

July: 5 and 19 with a price of 460 euros

August: 7 and 21 with a price of 460 euros

September: 4th and 18 with a price of 435 euros

October: 2 and 16 with a price of 435 euros

The circuit lasts 4 days, a total of 3 nights ( Girona, Figueres and Argelès ) and two half board full board and two . Furthermore, the circuit includes bus, drinks (wine and water) with meals , tours and travel insurance .

For more information ( route , schedules, hotels, meals, etc. . ) , Inscriptions or availability call 972 4106391 or sinfo@girorooms.com .


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