10 days in Catalonia Itinerary

10 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
2
Platja d'Aro
— 3 nights
3
Cadaques
— 2 nights

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to The Magic Fountain, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dusseldorf in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Platja d'Aro.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Platja d'Aro

Castell-Platja d'Aro is a municipality in the middle of the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain. Explore Platja d'Aro's surroundings by going to Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc), Playa de la Gola del Ter (in Torroella de Montgri) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, kick back and relax at Playa Cala Rovira, stroll through Playa Sa Riera, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Platja d'Aro online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Platja d'Aro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Platja d'Aro when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Cadaques.

Things to do in Platja d'Aro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Feliu de Guixols, Far de Sant Sebastia, Playa de la Gola del Ter, Camino de Ronda, Platja Port Bo
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

2
nights
Cadaques

Cadaques ©
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. On the 8th (Sun), wander the streets of San Marti d'Empuries, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Canyelles Petites, and then pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Salvador Dali. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Espai d'art Pilar Pineda and then kick back and relax at Cala Rostella.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cadaques online holiday builder.

You can drive from Platja d'Aro to Cadaques in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cadaques can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Roses, San Marti d'Empuries, Espai d'art Pilar Pineda
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Cala Rostella ©
Cala Rostella
Plage Canyelles Petites ©
Plage Canyelles Petites
Espai d'art Pilar Pineda ©
Espai d'art Pilar Pineda