Chauffeur-driven Tesla S for your private tour of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Tesla S. Image courtesy Autolux

As a family-run, sustainable tour company, we at Artoba Tours are delighted to now offer our private tours of Barcelona and Catalonia in a chauffeur-driven Tesla Model S electric car. Tesla are at the forefront of electric cars and sustainable travel, and are undoubtedly at the forefront of luxury sustainable vehicles. So it’s a perfect … Read more

Private wine tours Priorat – selection of organic vineyards

La Morera de Montsant, Priorat

The Priorat wine region is a paradise for wine lovers searching for private tours of wineries and vineyards. Set in breathtaking countryside, the world class Priorat wineries are perched in the steep hills of southern Catalonia. With its roots in wine making going back to the Roman times, the story of viticulture in the Priorat … Read more

Catalonia’s ‘La Ruta de l’Atzar’ (Route of Fate) Wins Tourism Video Prize

Screenshot from Turisme de la Generalitat de Catalunya´s 'La Ruta de l'Atzar' (Route of Fate)

Catalonia’s tourism agency has just won the best film prize from the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT). ‘La Ruta de l’Atzar’ (Route of Fate) is a short film promoting tourism in Catalonia, and follows two women as they retrace the steps around Catalonia of a musician as chronicled in his journal. They see … Read more

The 2019 Virtuoso® Luxe Report Barcelona and Spain highlights

Penedès vineyard, Recaredo winery

The 2019 Virtuoso® Luxe Report was recently published and Barcelona and Spain appear in many categories, including most popular cities, most popular global destinations, and for food and wine travel, and family travel.   Barcelona is named as #6 in the top 10 most popular cities for 2019, and Spain is named as #7 in the top 10 most popular … Read more

Private wine tours Penedès – selection of organic vineyards

Macabeu grape variety, Penedès

Visitors to the Penedès wine region are spoilt for choice for private tours of wineries and vineyards. One of the iconic wine regions of Spain, the Penedès has an optimal climate and geographical position for wine growing. This is evidenced by the hundreds of wineries in the region that is nestled between the Mediterranean Sea … Read more

Gourmet picnic Barcelona and Catalonia

Penedès gourmet picnic Catalonia

One of the many joys of life in Catalonia is packing up a picnic basket and driving to an idyllic spot to lunch in the countryside. Blessed with a Mediterranean climate, and positioned in the northeast of the Iberian peninsula, visitors and locals alike are able to picnic all year round in most parts of … Read more