13 days in Catalonia Itinerary

13 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 5 nights
2
Cadaques
— 3 nights
3
Salou
— 4 nights

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Fenals Beach and Playa de La Barceloneta. Explore hidden gems such as Vila Vella (Old Town) and Opera Lounge. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Montserrat to see Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 14th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with La Boqueria, pause for some photo ops at Mirador de Colom, stroll around Parc Guell, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona visit planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Barcelona is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Barcelona, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cadaques.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fenals Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

3
nights
Cadaques

Cadaques ©
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Visiting Cap de Creus National Park and Aigua Xelida will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Salvador Dali House and Platja Port Bo. Get out of town with these interesting Cadaques side-trips: Dali Theatre-Museum (in Figueres) and Playa Sa Riera (in Begur). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Far de Cala Nans (Cala Nans Lighthouse).

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cadaques day trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Cadaques by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Cadaques, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salou.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Dali Theatre-Museum, Playa Sa Riera, Platja Port Bo, Aigua Xelida
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Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House
Cap de Creus National Park
Cap de Creus National Park
Playa Sa Riera ©
Playa Sa Riera

4
nights
Salou

Salou ©
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
Escape the urban bustle at Llevant Beach and Playa de la Pineda. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Peniscola Castle and Benicarlo Central Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salou: Peniscola (Portal Fosc & Faro de Peniscola) and Playa Vinaros (in Vinaros). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Circ Roma, ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salou vacation app.

You can drive from Cadaques to Salou in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Salou, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salou

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tarragona, Peniscola, Benicarlo Central Market, Playa Vinaros, Playa de la Pineda
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Circ Roma ©
Circ Roma
Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Playa de la Pineda ©
Playa de la Pineda

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