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El Moli Tours

08720 Barcelona, Spain
+34 687 50 85 10
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This day trip was a highlight of our week in Barcelona

Years later, and my sister and I are still talking about what a blast we had on this tour hanging... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
emludolph
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Brooklyn, New York
Wonderful Way to See the Penedes Valley & Experience the Local Wines

After living in Barcelona for over a year, I had yet to discover the Penedes Valley. It was when a... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
kirsten3215
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Santa Barbara, California
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Paddy Mannion, wine writer and local curator welcomes you to the beautiful wine country of Penedes, Barcelona. The oldest, largest and most innovative wine region of Spain "If there are two roads, you will be on the less traveled if you come to Penedes and taste the way of life of this ancient wine country, you will fall in love and always return" Contact Paddy and El Moli Tours for exclusive luxury Gran Reserva Private tours and small group Wine Food Cava & Culture Tours and Bike tours
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Years later, and my sister and I are still talking about what a blast we had on this tour hanging out with Paddy. It really was a massive, fun highlight of our trip. We took the train out and elected to do the full day...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

After living in Barcelona for over a year, I had yet to discover the Penedes Valley. It was when a friend of mine from college came for a visit and wanted "to do something outside the city" that I got in contact with El Moli...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

My group of four did this tour in late September 2016. We wanted to have a more unique wine-tasting experience and we were also excited to explore the Penedès region on bicycles. It was easy to get to Vilafranca del Penedès and the El Moli...More

Thank Michelle W
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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Hi Michelle, many many thanks for your review, you are right, I have been doing tours for 15 years and I love changing the route and wineries every tour, the deeper into Penedès, the smaller the wineries. We do an average of 20 kms in...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We did a half day bike and wine tour with El Moli tours. It was about 3 hours. We took the train to Vilafranca from Barcelona, which was cheap (about 5 euro/person) and very easy; it took about an hour. Our guide Paddy was very...More

Thank Michelle L
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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Hi Michelle, Many thanks for visiting Penedès with El Moli Tours and Classic Penedes Welcome Centre. The train is every half an hour and the return ticket is 10 euros. I hope you can join us again soon Cheers and all the best Paddy Mannion

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Meant to start at 10 but some fools (us) ended up sitting on a train at Martorell that had stopped at the end of the line. Yes there was no one else on it and hadn't been for about 10 minutes. Trap for young players....More

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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Hi Jay, what a review and many thanks for your visit with the family. It can be a long and slow day and we got quite a few kms in despite all the different levels. You were extremely thoughtful in lending your bike to one...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

El Moli Tours touts itself as a quality service provider, and it has that potential, but... Buyer beware. We toured the Penedes with Paddy Manion in late June, 2016. I had read reviews for a number of tour operators in the region and liked the...More

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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Dear visitor, many thanks for your review and for visiting Penedès I agree that on our web and in your correspondence we offer a olive oil mill visit, and yes I told you we would visit one. Sadly the owner of the mill, la Madrona...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

We visited Barcelona earlier this month. We knew that we wanted to explore the Penedes wine region, and I am sure happy that we found Paddy and El Moli Tours. We signed up for the full day group wine + bike tour. We ended up...More

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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Dear Less, many thanks for your review and for visiting Penedès wine region with me. The bike is a great way to slow everything down and a great way to get from winery to restaurant to winery and back to town with the emphasis on...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We were planning a half day tour of Cava tastings and decided at the last minute to book a full day, thinking we would regret anything less. This was the highlight of our trip, as we still recall anecdotes and history lessons from our day...More

Thank Melissa S
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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Hi, many thanks for visiting Penedès wine country with me. It is always a pleasure to receive visitors from abroad. We encourage visitors to catch the train to Vilafranca, which saves a lot of CO2 plus more than 4 hours motorway driving. This allows us...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Our group of 3 loves an activity filled vacation. We found El Moli tours last minute, but Paddy made this wonderful day of cycling through the back roads of the Penedes region unforgettable. We requested a full day of biking and wine tasting. We got...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

We rented good regular bikes with El Moli, their rental location is excellent: next to la estación de tren / train station of Vilafranca de Penèdes. From there you can take any bike route past the wine fields.

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PaddyMannion, Owner at El Moli Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

thank you wanttogetawaysoon, I hope you enjoyed being as far away from the crowds in Penedès, come back again soon, lots more routes and wines to discover. Cheers Paddy

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I tried to reach him on June/July 2017. I was a client in 2012. I am not sure if he is Ok, the website was down. I am wishing he is doing fine! I was actually worried about him!
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Not sure if Paddy is Ok! Haven’t been able to reach him either.
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Did you find out if Paddy was Ok? Is he alive?
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