Update February 2016:

Spaces are no longer available for the 2016 April 16th-28th Trip.


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Things to consider:

  1. The per-person prices listed here are for the entire duration of A Cava and Castles Experience, April 16th to 28th, 2016.

  2. All prices are in U.S. dollars.

  3. An additional charge of $1,000, (single supplement), applies when only one person books any of the villa bedrooms listed below.

  4. Some bedrooms are ideal for a small family or group, accommodating three to four travelers.

  5. See the Can Marcer de la Penya page to see what rooms are still available.

  6. A deposit of $1,000 per person reserves your choice of available bedroom. Deposits become non-refundable on the seventh calendar day after booking.

  7. A Cava and Castles Experience is not suitable for children under the age of 14.


Per-Person Prices

Pricing revised008

What’s Included in the Price for A Cava and Castles Experience?


  • 12 nights’ accommodation – 2 nights at the H10 Hotel in Barcelona and 10 nights at Can Marcer de la Penya

  • Transfers to and from BCN airport

  • One cell phone for each suite at Can Marcer de la Penya to use while touring

  • 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 9 dinners

  • All ground transportation costs, except where noted in the itinerary

  • Staff on call and to provide mid-week linen service at Can Marcer de la Penya

  • Admissions to all group venues, including concerts, attractions and museums. This does not include individual purchases, (souvenirs), during group activities or any purchases made while “on your own”

  • Not included are: Airfare to and from Barcelona. Tips for motor coach driver, tips for villa and restaurant staff, tips for entertainers.


All About Booking


  • Our PayPal payment system allows many ways to pay your per-person deposit. You do not need to be a PayPal member. Use credit cards, (Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express), debit cards, bank transfers, or phone payments. PayPal Credit also gives you the option to finance over 6 months interest-free. Or you may send a check to our Michigan address.

  • Proceed with online or phone booking.

  • Online booking: At the bottom of this page is the payment box where you first choose the deposit amount according to how many travelers. Then type in the name of your chosen suite at the villa. Click on “Pay Now,” and you will be taken to a new page where you may choose your payment option and fill in your credit card, check, or bank information. After you have completed your payment, please leave the following information in the contact field below: Name, Address, and Phone Number.

  • Phone or Skype Booking: Simply call, (leave a message), or Skype and we can process your payment from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time Zone, (EST)

  • You may also fill in the contact form below to request an appointment to book over the phone or Skype.

  • Individual villa suites are reserved in order of phone or web reservations.

  • Receipts will be forwarded by email as soon as payment clears and your bedroom suite will be marked as unavailable.

  • Information on insurance, packing, and a reading list about A Cava and Castles Experience will also be included with your receipt.

  • Want to share a room with another single? Let us know.

  • Full and final payment due no later than February 15th, 2016 – 60 days prior to departure.

  • We will inform you when the minimum number of 12 travelers for this tour is met. It is advised that you wait to book your flights until you hear from us.

  • We can assist with airline information and tips.

  • Please forward your flight information to us as it becomes available. With this information we will meet you in Barcelona (BCN) and transfer you to the H10 hotel.

  • Recommend new travelers who book A Cava and Castles Experience, (in a separate villa bedroom suite), and you both receive a 5 percent discount.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation within 7 days of booking and prior to final payment date: full refund.

  • Cancellation after 7 days of booking: $1,000 per person cancellation fee.

  • Cancellation on or after February 15th, 2016: no refund.

  • Cancellation before February 15th if your reservation can be filled from the wait list: full refund.

  • Cancellation by A Path Less Traveled: full refund.

  • No refund for unused portions of the tour, including but not limited to missed meals, lodging nights, and sightseeing.


JoAnn Schneider and Conrad Knutsen, (DBA: A Path Less Traveled), accept no responsibility for the personal safety or that of the belongings of patrons of A Cava and Castles Experience, nor do they accept responsibility or liability for any injury, loss, damage, or delay arising from or in connection to any act, omission, neglect, accident, error or default. A Path Less Traveled does not accept responsibility for costs or other liabilities associated with any act of terrorism, war, accident, weather or any act of God. A Path Less Traveled reserves the right, without penalty, to make changes or cancellations to the published itinerary, without notice, whenever it deems necessary for the comfort, convenience, or safety of tour participants. By engaging A Path Less Traveled the client accepts these terms and the noted terms of the program cancellation penalties. In addition, by registering for A Cava and Castles Experience, the applicant certifies that he or she is mentally and physically capable of full participation in this tour. It is highly-recommended that all participants investigate and purchase travel insurance.


Josie Schneider and Conrad Knutsen

966 W. Summerfield Glen Circle
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48103


A Path Less Traveled


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