15 days in Catalonia Itinerary

15 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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15 days in Catalonia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
L'Escala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tossa de Mar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Salou
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Zurich

2
nights
L'Escala

L'Escala ©
On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Begur, enjoy the sand and surf at Aigua Xelida, enjoy the sand and surf at La playa de Tamariu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Port Bo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playas de Calella, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu De La Mediterrania.

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Zurich, Switzerland to L'Escala is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect nights in L'Escala to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Tossa de Mar.

Things to do in L'Escala

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Tamariu, Torre de les Hores, Platja Port Bo, Playas de Calella
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La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Plage de Sa Tuna ©
Plage de Sa Tuna
L'illa Roja ©
L'illa Roja

3
nights
Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Playa Cala Rovira and Cala Sa Conca. Change things up with these side-trips from Tossa de Mar: Platja d'Aro (Cala del Pi & Pp's Park) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tossa de Mar trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from L'Escala to Tossa de Mar in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Salou.

Things to do in Tossa de Mar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Platja d'Aro, Camino de Ronda
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Playa Cala Rovira ©
Playa Cala Rovira
Playa Santa Maria de Llorell ©
Playa Santa Maria de Llorell
Platja mar menuda ©
Platja mar menuda

3
nights
Salou

Salou
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like PortAventura and Illuminated Fountain. Change things up with these side-trips from Salou: Celler Mas Vicenc (in Cabra del Camp), Celler Devinssi (in Gratallops) and Iglesia de la Purisima Sangre (in Alcover). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Capellans Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa De Sant Salvador.

To find ratings and tourist information, use the Salou trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tossa de Mar to Salou in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salou when traveling from Tossa de Mar in May, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Salou

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Celler Mas Vicenc, Playa De Sant Salvador, Celler Devinssi, Iglesia de la Purisima Sangre
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PortAventura
PortAventura
PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park ©
PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park
Playa De Sant Salvador ©
Playa De Sant Salvador

6
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 enjoy Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutadella Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Las Ramblas, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Salou to Barcelona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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