15 days in Palamos & Sawston Itinerary

15 days in Palamos & Sawston Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Palamos, Spain
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
2
Sawston, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Washington DC, United States

9
nights
Palamos, Spain

Palamos ©
Palamós is a town and municipality in the Mediterranean Costa Brava, located in the comarca of Baix Empordà, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.HistoryPalamos was founded and recognised as a village on 3 December 1279 by 'Pere el Gran', 'Comte de Barcelona' . Museum-lovers will appreciate Ruins of Empuries and Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol). Step out of the city life by going to Great Beach and La Fosca Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palamos: Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva), Minigolf Carmanso (in Empuriabrava) and Castell de Sant Ferran (in Figueres). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sa Tuna, explore the striking landscape at Camino de Ronda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de Castell, and don't miss a visit to Peratallada.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Palamos attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Palamos is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Palamos. Traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for little chillier nights in Palamos, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sawston.

Things to do in Palamos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Tossa de Mar, Tamariu, L'Escala, Palafrugell
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La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
Plage de Sa Tuna ©
Plage de Sa Tuna

4
nights
Sawston, United Kingdom

Sawston ©
Sawston is a large village in Cambridgeshire in England, situated on the River Cam about seven miles (11 km) south of Cambridge. Let the collections at IWM Duxford and Burwell Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Anglesey Abbey and Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Sawston to Arrington to see Wimpole Estate about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at American Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Mary Challis House and Garden, and get to know the resident critters at Linton Zoo.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sawston trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Palamos to Sawston with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Palamos to Sawston. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palamos in August: high temperatures in Sawston hover around 72°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sawston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Duxford, Linton, Burwell Museum, Anglesey Abbey, St George's Church
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IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Wimpole Estate ©
Wimpole Estate
Anglesey Abbey ©
Anglesey Abbey