8 days in Costa Brava Itinerary

8 days in Costa Brava Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nottingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
L'Estartit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cadaques
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Lloret de Mar
— 3 nights
+3
Shuttle + Subway + Fly + Bus:  6 h
End: Nottingham

2
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L'Estartit

L'Estartit ©
L'Estartit is a small town and seaside resort on the Costa Brava, on the north-eastern coast of Spain.The town is situated between the foothills of the Montgrí Massif and the Mediterranean Sea, and is part of the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí, in the Baix Empordà county, Girona province, autonomous community of Catalonia.L'Estartit stretches North-South from Cala Montgó, at the southern tip of the Bay of Roses (Badía de Roses) to the Ter River estuary in the Bay of Pals (Badía de Pals). Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Village Medieval de Pals, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sa Tuna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sa Riera. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Cala Aiguablava, tour the pleasant surroundings at La playa de Tamariu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Calella, then kick back and relax at Platja Port Bo, and finally kick back and relax at L'illa Roja.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read L'Estartit online vacation planner.

Nottingham, UK to L'Estartit is an approximately 13- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nottingham to L'Estartit. Traveling from Nottingham in August, things will get somewhat warmer in L'Estartit: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cadaques.

Things to do in L'Estartit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Begur, La playa de Tamariu, Platja Port Bo, Village Medieval de Pals, Playas de Calella
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Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Plage de Sa Tuna ©
Plage de Sa Tuna

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Cadaques

Cadaques ©
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. On the 4th (Tue), putt your heart out at Minigolf Carmanso, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a splash at Aquabrava, and finally see the interesting displays at Coll de Roses, Wine Family Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Salvador Dali House, then explore the striking landscape of Cap de Creus National Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Helena de Roda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cadaques online vacation planner.

Drive from L'Estartit to Cadaques in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lloret de Mar.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Roses, Minigolf Carmanso, Iglesia de Santa Helena de Roda
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Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House
Minigolf Carmanso ©
Minigolf Carmanso
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar ©
Lloret de Mar is a Mediterranean coastal town in Catalonia, Spain. Bring the kids along to Fenals Beach and Playa Cala Sa Boadella. There's still lots to do: cool off at Water World Lloret, get in on the family fun at Gnomo Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Marimurtra.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lloret de Mar trip planner.

Getting from Cadaques to Lloret de Mar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Jardin Botanico Marimurtra
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Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Lloret Beach ©
Lloret Beach
Water World Lloret ©
Water World Lloret

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