Living local is a great chance to make a real difference using "Responsible Tourism" which are supporting the local Catalan farmers as it aids maintaining traditional ways of living. Renovating the beautiful country homes, with a high degree of respect, stops the areas of mass tourism to grow larger and preserve the stunning scenery, wildlife and glory in Catalonia's historic buildings and precious heritage.
Number of rooms: 8 Single rooms: 0 Double rooms: 6 Triple rooms: 2 4 person rooms: 0
Property number: 09-15610 Size (m²): 380
Single beds: 10 Double beds: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms ensuite: 0 Price per week (€): 2.495 - 3.500
Nearest town (4km):
Casa Vinas Grandes is situated in peaceful and green surroundings in a valley in the Osona region between the Pyrenees and Barcelona. The eight-bedroom very authentic house provides you with a private base. There are no nearby neighbours and around the house, there are several nice spots in the sun or in the shade as you prefer for relaxation.
The house has two floors. On the lower floor, you will find a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, a nice living room with TV and fireplace and an activity room with table tennis. There are four bedrooms sharing two bathrooms. There are two double room and two triple rooms and two extra beds possible. On the upper floor, there is another fully equipped kitchen, another living room and four double rooms sharing 2 bathrooms andwith two extra beds possible.
Outside, there is a court yard with barbecue, perfect for outside dining. Also there is a terrace in level with the upper floor, if you prefer to dine with a view. The swimming pool is very special. Instead of building a traditional swimming pool, Joan and Alicia decided to make a swimming pool, which to a greater extend matches the house and the history. Therefore, the swimming pool has been made with rocks and with a small fountain circulating the water. It is very big (9 x 8 meters), and works like a usual swimming pool.
The surroundings are perfect for walks or excursions on mountain bikes (we can help with rental) and it is also easy to visit the regional capitol Vic with its market Tuesdays and Saturdays. You can also visit Barcelona or just drop down to the local bakery in the village for fresh croissants for the breakfast…
Visit Barcelona or rent a holiday flat in Barcelona
An obvious excursion during your stay is a visit to the Catalan metropolis Barcelona. Experience the Sagrada Família church by Gaudi, the Ramblas, the Gothic neighbourhood, the F.C. Barcelona museum at Camp Nou, the beach etc. The distance from most houses is between 1 and 1½ hour. As one day might not be enough, many choose to combine the stay in our Spanish holiday homes with some nights in our centrally located Barcelona apartments.
(for each guest is one for the bath and one for the hands - please bring towels for the pool and beach -
there is a washing machine in the house)
COT NORMALLY AVAILABLE AND INCLUDED. PLEASE REQUEST INFORMATION
HIGH CHAIR SOMETIMES AVAILABLE AND INCLUDED. PLEASE REQUEST INFORMATION
DOMESTIC ANIMALS/PETS PERMISSION AND SUPPLEMENT MUST BE REQUESTED IN ADVANCE, AS NOT ALL HOLIDAY HOMES ALLOW PETS
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HEATING ( WINTER) INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
40 % must be paid within 8 days to secure the booking.
By cancellation more than 2 months before arrival, half of the deposit will be refunded.
By cancellation less than 2 months before arrival, the deposit is not refunded.
(60%) in cash on arrival to the house owner or transfer one month before (as you prefer).
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Catalan tourist tax: € 0,5/adult (+16) per night. You maximum pay for 7 night´s (even though you stay 2 or 3 weeks).
Number of persons: The number of persons included is stated at the top of the page. The number in brackets indicates the number of optional extra beds available against supplement (typically € 125 per week). The price for an extra bed covers: Setting up additional bed linens, towels and use of facilities. There are also cot(s) available on request.
*At Catalan holidays in low- and medium season supplements may apply. Please consult us.
Description of the region :
Vic is the capital of the region of Osona, Barcelona, is located on the banks of the Meder river, in the vicinity of the impressive Sau reservoir. It is small town (70.000 inhabitants) and is situated on the plain that carries its name. Plane del Vic.
A holiday based in Vic provides you and your family with the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, in the heart of Catalonia. You will find yourself at home among the local inhabitants and enjoy the lively local life and cuisine in this beautiful town. Among lush green hills, and authentic small town Spanish life, you are still only 75 km. distance to the big city-life of roaring Barcelona, or the majestic beauty of the highest peaks of the Pyrenees. If you want to go to the beach, whether you prefer a lively crowded beach or a peaceful secluded one, it is only a 100 km. drive to the east. Your vacation house will provide a excellent base for experiencing the diversity of Catalan nature, the historical and cultural heritage, or you can just relax, sit back and sink into everyday Catalan living.
Market in Vic
The town Vic with its charming old quarter is worth a visit. On Tuesdays and Saturdays you will find a large popular and lively market on Placa Major. Another option is to enjoy the delicious cuisine or to take a guided tour through the historical quarter. On the central square you will find many shops and café terraces. The square is always full of genuine Catalan rural atmosphere.
In Vic you can enjoy: Museu Episcopal, which displays a rich collection of Romanesque art. The Gallery Sala del Romanico has a outstanding group of alter fonts and The Gothic Gallerie Salas del Gotico`s collection of alter pieces are also impressive. All 3 galleries are given 3 stars (highly recommended) by Guide Michelin.
La Plana de Vic is all surrounded by mountains: in the north the mountains of Comarca (administrative area corresponding to the English county) of Ripollès and Comarca of Garrotxa, in the east the mountainous area of Les Guilleries, in the southeast the Massif of Montseny, in the west the mountainous areas of Moianès and Lluçanès, and it remains closed by a circle of mountainous systems that draws the heights of its outline: the mountains of Bellmunt, Collsacabra, Guilleries, Matagalls, Tagamanent, the Bertí's Crags, Collsuspina, Gurb, El Grau and Orís, and the Pyrenean spurs of Montesquiu and Besora.
The possibilities for activities in the area are numerous, for adults as well as for children. Riding, hiking, sailing even hot-air ballooning.. If you want to plan any activities ahead of you travel, please contact us, and we will try our best to assist you the best we can..
Please do not do not hesitate to take contact if you have any questions or if you want to book.