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SPAIN Little Boats of the Mediterranean 7 nights from £949^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ RELAXED On this new holiday in Catalonia you'll enjoy four very different boat trips, including a coastal cruise to Cadaqués and a cruise on the Canal du Midi in France. Back in Catalonia you'll sail on the Lake of Banyoles and cruise the harbour waters of vibrant Barcelona. Between boat trips enjoy a seven-night stay at your comfortable hotel in Roses... NEW The charming medieval town of Besalu ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Barcelona-Roses. Fly to Barcelona and transfer to the town of Roses where you will stay for the next seven nights at the locally rated 3-star Prestige Hotel Coral Platja. It is situated on the seafront, next to Santa Margarida Beach and just 350 yards from the town centre. D Day 2: Cadaques. After a short walk to Port Castell Santa Margarida, 1.7 kilometres away, set off by boat this morning to the village of Cadques. Join an included a guided tour of its enchanting old town and beautiful landscape which led to it being popular with artists including Picasso and Salvador Dali, who stayed here as a child. After some free time to explore further, board your boat and return to Roses, with the afternoon at leisure. B, D Day 3: Beziers, France. Take a coach to Beziers in France this morning in the company of your guide. Board your boat for a cruise along the Canal du Midi with lunch included. See the famous `staircase' locks of Fonserances, the 17th-century Malpas tunnel and more as you discover part of this 150-mile long canal constructed in the 17th century. Afterwards, return to your hotel by coach. B, L, D Day 4: Roses, Spain. Enjoy today at leisure. Perhaps relax at your hotel, visit the beach or explore the town of Roses with its shops and restaurants, around 350 yards away. B, D Day 5: Banyoles and Besalu. Travel to the town of Banyoles by coach, where a 40-minute boat trip on the Lake of Banyoles awaits you. This large natural lake with its mountain backdrop to the north is the largest in Catalonia. Afterwards, join your guide for an afternoon tour of the medieval town of Besalu with its cobbled streets lined with early houses, 12th-century fortified bridge, churches and more. B, D Day 6: Barcelona. This morning, take the two-hour drive to the city of Barcelona. This famous city has a host of attractions ranging from the architect Anton Gaudi's famous Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, to the tree-lined La Rambla with its cafes and shops, and the old Gothic quarter. Look forward to an hour-and-half boat trip exploring the harbour of Barcelona from the water, learn about the history and importance of the port, and see highlights including the Maremagnum, the Sagrada Familia, the Olympic Port, the Hotel Arts and Mapfre Tower. Afterwards, enjoy some time to explore the city independently. B, D Day 7: Roses. Today is at leisure to relax or explore independently. B, D Day 8: Barcelona-UK. Travel by coach to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B Extend your holiday Costa Brava 7 nights all inclusive from £480. Before or after your main holiday, spend a week at the locally rated 4-star Ilunion Caleta Park , in the small town of S'Agaro overlooking Sant Pol beach. Saga are the exclusive UK tour operator for this hotel which features a Saga lounge. Single rooms are at no extra cost, subject to availability. Please call for details. France Beziers Besalu Cadaques Roses Spain Banyoles nights in hotel Barcelona 54 Please quote EM367 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking