12 days in Catalonia Itinerary

12 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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12 days in Catalonia Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly + Train:  5​h 15​min
1
Salou
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Roses
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tossa de Mar
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

1
night
Salou

Salou
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a splash at Secalu Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salou day trip planning website .

Zagreb, Croatia to Salou is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Zagreb in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salou, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Roses.

Things to do in Salou

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Secalu Park
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PortAventura
PortAventura
Secalu Park ©
Secalu Park
Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach

2
nights
Roses

Roses ©
On the 21st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de Can Comes, try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Carmanso, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Canyelles Petites, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Rostella. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa de la Gola del Ter, then stroll through Playa El Portitxol, and then don't miss a visit to Espai d'art Pilar Pineda.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Roses tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salou to Roses in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Roses, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Tossa de Mar.

Things to do in Roses

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Empuriabrava, Espai d'art Pilar Pineda, Playa El Portitxol, Playa de la Gola del Ter
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Cala Rostella ©
Cala Rostella
Minigolf Carmanso ©
Minigolf Carmanso
Plage Canyelles Petites ©
Plage Canyelles Petites

3
nights
Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Cala Rovira and La playa de Tamariu. Get out of town with these interesting Tossa de Mar side-trips: Platja d'Aro (Cala del Pi & Cala Sa Conca), Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI (in Santa Cristina d'Aro).

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Tossa de Mar day trip website .

Getting from Roses to Tossa de Mar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Roses in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Tossa de Mar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Barcelona.

Things to do in Tossa de Mar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Platja d'Aro, La playa de Tamariu, Platja Port Bo, Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI
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Playa Cala Rovira ©
Playa Cala Rovira
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Playa Sa Riera ©
Playa Sa Riera

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. The adventure continues: make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll around Ciutadella Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online vacation planner .

Take a bus from Tossa de Mar to Barcelona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tossa de Mar in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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