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2 Family Apartments and B&B in Wine Region 1h from Barcelona 30 min. from Beach

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Torrelles de Foix Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Apartments in B&B near Barcelona, Penedes wine region - comfortable, well equipped rooms and apartments, friendly service - for a happy holiday

Have the perfect, relaxed holiday in our apartments or our B&B in the hinterland of Barcelona, close to Vilafranca del Penedés in the middle of the famous wine and sparkling wine country "Alt Penedes".

The apartments are completely independent from the main house featuring South facing, big terraces with wonderful views, and completely equipped kitchens.

Family apartment:

2 bedrooms, bathroom, living, kitchen, big terrace with gas driven BBQ, outside eating, comfy sun loungers

Studio apartment:

Space on 3 levels, kitchen, living, sleeping (2 double beds), modern bathroom, big terrace with gas driven BBQ, comfy sun loungers

The main house (B&B) sleeps 14 people in 5 double rooms and one family suite.

Pool and jacuzzi are shared between the guests. The jacuzzi can be booked personally with a surcharge of 5 Euros per person for half an hour.

Have a relaxing time in the Mediterranean garden with a courtyard with lounge sofas, comfy sun loungers jacuzzi, swimming pool, taste wine in ancient wine cellars or stroll through the vineyards. The beach of Vilanova i la Geltru is 20 minutes away, Barcelona, Tarragona and the famous Montserrat are 60 minutes by car.

We d like you to discover the authentic Spain and we will help you where we can to find what you re after. Visiting wineries which do very personal tours, visit ancient castles or tranquil monasteries or cycling or rambling through the vineyards. If you come to visit us as a group we re happy to tailer make you a tour through the Penedes including transport. We can organize a picnic at a spring water lake, go with you to authentic wineries and discover the most hidden treasures of Penedes. Please ask for a quote!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ariane Paasch
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Ariane Paasch

Our little family, that's Rainer my husband, me Ariane and our two sons Lino aged 11 and Luan aged 9 together with Snoopy the dog, would like to invite you to our house in the wine region "Penedes" South of Barcelona.

Ariane Paasch purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Ariane Paasch chose Alt Penedes

The house is located at a hill overlooking the whole plain of Penedés, we feel still privileged enjoying the views. Additionally, we like the relaxed feeling to live and work in an ancient building, mostly done with natural materials like clay, field stones, and wooden beams.

What makes this apartment unique

The most unique are the views, followed by the way the house is composed: many little houses glued together interconnecting.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a wonderful stay. Ariane and Rainer made us feel so at home and welcome. Our week there was the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of London. Recommendations given of restaurants, vineyards, beaches (the list is endless) could not have been better and were exactly what we wanted each time. Our personal favorite was Cal Lluis (we visited twice). We will definitively visiting again. We can t wait! Many thanks, Gabriela and Oli
Sep 2016
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2 Family Apartments and B&B in Wine Region 1h from Barcelona 30 min. from Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful retreat.

  • 5 of 5 B&B is a very pleasant place to stay, with very friendly and thoughtful owners.

The appartment we occupied is very well situated with a good view over the counrtry side. It is nicely decorated with great attention to details, spacious enough for two people, clean, well equiped, really confortable. Rainer and Ariane did all they could to make our stay pleasurable. We did not used the pool or the jacuzi because the weather was not so good (!) but with all the recommandations and suggestions Rainer gave us, we have been able to tour the region, the vineyards and visit many places. Of course all this involved wine and cava testings!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Return guest - fabulous holiday!

  • 5 of 5

I visited last year with a group of girls and had a fabulous time. This year I with my husband and two other couples - who were also celebrating wedding anniversaries in May! (This husbands were jealous of last years trip!!)

This trip was just as great. Ariane and Rainer are so welcoming, it was like visiting old friends! Again, prior to the trip Ariane had been amazing on the email organising bike tours, taxi's and meals etc for us - thank you.

We had three nights at Arianel. The accommodation is has a rural charm, very clean and homely feel.

The outside area is a nice place to socialise, there are comfy chairs, relaxing music and the long table for meals. The jacuzzi has a great view!

The food is outstanding. Ana the cook made three tasty evening meals, which was enjoyed by us all. Breakfast is special, so tasty and varied - much enjoyed by everyone. Also, the food is local.

The honesty bar is really well stocked with local wines and also non-alcoholic drinks and snacks.

We spent one day biking to a vineyard and then to a local restaurant for a great meal and lots of excellent wine. After this day, we relaxed around the pool and enjoyed the sunshine. As it was Monday, and many of the local shops/restaurants are shut, Ariane offered us some soup, break, cheese and meats, followed by a lovely lemon dessert. This kind thought was much appreciated, as we were feeling too lazy to venture out to find somewhere to eat!!

Ariane and Rainer are so helpful and accomodating. They are there are hand to advise about the local area and places to visit. During our stay, I saw both of them, spending time withother groups of people advising on directions, places to visit, walk and eat.

I cannot recommend this place more. I love visiting, and plan to visit again next year. It really is a hidden gem.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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A home from home

  • 5 of 5

I can´t think of the right reason why this was the fifth time we were back with Ariana and Rainer:

Is it just being around them basking in their hospitality.

Or because of the personally styled rooms with their attention to detail.

Or, the beautiful area with vineyards, restaurants, villages markets, being near Barcelona and the Med.

Or, going back, on a regular basis to see how both of their sons are growing up.

Or of course the sweet little dog.

Or a combination of all of the above.

Whatever it is it seems to work and it´s different and more intense every time. Even though we´ve seen some of the sites there´s still so much more. This definitely won´t be the last time!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Barcelona or Tarragona
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Torrelles de Foix
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Barcelona harbor
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Vilafranca del Penedés
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Km0 in Torrelles de Foix
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Vilanova i a Geltru
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Wine tours / Enoturismo

We are located in the wine and cava region "Alt Penedés". With pleasure we arrange for you visits to the cellars with wine tasting - you choose if you want to visit the big players like Torres or Codorniu or rather smaller, family driven wineries.

For groups from 4 people onwards we offer 4 to 7 days organized wine tours through Penedes.

Walking/Rambling holidays

There are beautiful walks to springs, viewpoints or vineyards around.

Cycling is a real treat, its a little hilly, but you will be rewarded by small country lands and an infinite sea of vineyards. Alternatively, we will organize electric bikes for you - a real treat!

Rambling is possible for all tastes. You can stay in the valley, stroll along meandering streams or head for the mountain and get rewarded with wonderful views over the rolling hills !


All beaches between Barcelona and Tarragona are easy to reach by car (between 20 and 50 minutes drive)

Beaches of Sitges (30 minutes) romantic seaside town with excellent restaurants and wonderful white sand.

Beaches of Vilanova i la Geltrú (25 minutes). Unspoilt Spanish seaside town with fine white sand and shallow waters.

Beaches of Altafulla, Tamarit (40 minutes drive). Stretches of beach with fishermen´s cottages and Spanish beachlife.


Barcelona (65 km 1 hour by car).

Reus (Tarragona) 60km.

Gerona 150km.

Montserrat 60 km

Vilafranca del Penedes (regional town, capital of wine) 13 minutes by car

Beach: 25 minutes by car


Sant Marti Sarroca (listed castle and church): 3km

Bodegas Torres: 6 km

Vilafranca del Penedes: 13km

Sitges: 30km

Barcelona: 65km

Tarragona: 60km

Montserrat: 65km

Monasterio de Santes Creus (Cister): 15km

Further Details:

The next village is the culinary hot spot of the region with 8 restaurants to choose from. Your hosts Rainer and Ariane cook for you if you are a group of 6 or more people.

In our village at 1,5 kms there is one good restaurant. You can either walk or go on a short car drive.

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Rates & Availability

Torrelles de Foix Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Autumn, Price for 2p
Sep 26 2016 - Nov 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Winter, price for 2 people
Nov 6 2016 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Spring, Price for 2 people
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Summer, price for 4 people
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Autumn, price for 2 people
Sep 17 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Winter, price for 2 people
Nov 5 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $326
Tax Rate 10.0%
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

Booking Notes:
We will ask a 30% downpayment on booking. Remainder is due 28 days ahead of arrival for self catering rentals. For B&B no safety deposit, 30% downpayment, rest on leaving day.

Cancellation policy:
1. A 30% deposit required to confirm your booking is non-refundable.
2. No refunds are made for early departures. Guests will be charged for the total number of nights reserved, without exception.
3. Cancellations with no further charge than the 30% non-refundable deposit will only be accepted if we are given notice of not less than 28 days prior to the confirmed date of arrival.
4. In the event that any cancellation is announced less than 28 days ahead of your arrival day, 100 % of the rent has to be paid. However, we will hand back the rent, if we are able to rent again to other guests.

Changeover Day:
Apartments: Preferably Saturday, in mid and low season flexible.
B&B: Any day

Notes on prices:
B&B accommodation in April-October

Double room per night: 69 - 79 Euros VAT incl. per night.
Double room with private terrace: 89-99 Euros VAT per night.
Breakfast 10 Euros per person, dinner 25 per person (only with prior arrangement)

Whole main house (14p) on self catering basis: 2940 Euros the week (the apartments may then be rented out separately)
Main house + apartments (22p) self catering: 4620 week - 6930 Jul/Au/Sept

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Torrelles de Foix Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Modern bathroom, glas shower cabinet
  • The bathroom is en suite to both bedrooms and has been refurbished recently featuring a shiny glas shower cabinet. A cleaning service of the bathroom including towel change is included in the rental price.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Big double bed (160x200cm) with a big arched window
    Kids bedroom - 2 twin/ single , A folding bed can be put, although than the space is tight.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
In season, when the B&B is open, you join us for breakfast or dinner, everything will be preferably prepared of fruit and vegetables of our organic vegetable garden. In addition to the described apartment, we can as well offer you a beautiful studio apartment, as well with a big terrace for 2-4 people, please ask for a quote. We are happy to help you to discover "our Penedes" and give you insider advice on wineries, restaurants, beaches, castles, shopping.

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