Carthusian Monastery of Escala Dei
Terroir & Grapes
The Priorat has the only Qualified Denomination of Origin DOQ in Catalunya.
The DOQ Priorat wine region is where some of the best wines in the world are born. Red and white Priorat wines are bold and sophisticated with unique characteristics which reflect its exceptional terroir. It is regarded as Heroic Viticulture with steep 45 degree slopes and terraces, all harvested by hand. A beautiful undulating landscape which reflects its passion for wine making.
.This is the beautiful land of Carthusian monks where French monks made wine for over seven centuries.
Visit two very different wine cellars and taste wines from old vines. Catalan lunch in a local establishment is included.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Full day tour
Group Size Small Group
- Private pick up from your hotel – transfers are only for you and not shared with other guests
- 2 hours’ transfer to the O.Q. Priorat wine region
- 1st visit: centenary wine cellar – 2 red wines
- 2nd visit: contemporary wine cellar – 2 red wines
- Full Catalan lunch at local establishment
- The opportunity to purchase singular wines onsite
- English speaking escort throughout the day
- Private drop off back to your hotel
Private pick up from your hotel
2 hours transfer to the DOQ Priorat wine region
Taste 2 red wines
Taste 2 red wines (incl. 80yr old vineyard)
3 course lunch
Full 3 course Catalan lunch at a local establishment
Private drop off back to your hotel
Iconic arch of the Carthusian Monastery of Escala Dei (God´s ladder)
465€ per person based on 2/3 people
450€ per person based on 4/5 people
400€ per person based on 6/10 people
Note: We can customize the tour to suit your needs
Bring comfortable flat shoes, tennis, loafers, sandals or flip flops; best to avoid heels.
Some walking by vineyards may involve stepping on soil and mud and although no need for closed toe shoes, please note that fabric shoes may get stained.
Bring sunglasses, a hat or cap may be suitable and comfortable clothing.
Bear in mind that you will be provided with bottles of water, so no need to bring extra weight on you.
As this is a whole day away, we recommend our guests to have a hearty breakfast before pick up.