19 days in Catalonia Itinerary

19 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Cadaques
— 2 nights
3
Olot
— 3 nights
4
Aravell
— 3 nights
5
Baqueira
— 3 nights
6
Salou
— 3 nights

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Batllo and Parc Guell. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker site.

Valencia to Barcelona is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cadaques.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Fenals Beach
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Girona Cathedral (Catedral) ©
Girona Cathedral (Catedral)

2
nights
Cadaques

Cadaques
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Cap de Creus National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): cruise along Ruta Cap Norfeu Roses, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuari de Sant Onofre, explore the striking landscape at Cala Bramant, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Helena de Roda, and finally explore the world behind art at Salvador Dali House.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cadaques day trip planner.

Drive from Barcelona to Cadaques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Olot.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Iglesia de Santa Helena de Roda, Santuari de Sant Onofre, Ruta Cap Norfeu Roses, Cala Bramant
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Cap de Creus National Park
Cap de Creus National Park
Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House
Santuari de Sant Onofre ©
Santuari de Sant Onofre

3
nights
Olot

Olot ©
Olot is the capital city of the comarca of Garrotxa, in the Province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Discover out-of-the-way places like La Fageda d'en Jorda and Bufadors de Bevi. Escape the urban bustle at Volcan de Santa Margarida and Gorg de la Malatosca. Explore Olot's surroundings by going to Ruta del Hierro y del Carbon (in Sant Joan de les Abadesses) and Ruta del Ferro (in Ripoll). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, contemplate the geological forces at Mirador del area recreativa de Xenacs, don't miss a visit to Poch's Microcerveceria, and take in the exciting artwork at Monasterio de Sant Joan les Fonts.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Olot trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Cadaques to Olot by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aravell.

Things to do in Olot

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Bufadors de Bevi, Volcan de Santa Margarida, Mirador del area recreativa de Xenacs, Poch's Microcerveceria
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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La Fageda d'en Jorda ©
La Fageda d'en Jorda
Bufadors de Bevi ©
Bufadors de Bevi
La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park ©
La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

3
nights
Aravell

Aravell ©
Step off the beaten path and head to La Via del Nicolau and Aravell Golf. Escape the urban bustle at Guies Vall Fosca and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aravell: Zoo del Pirineu (in Oden) and Fuives (in Olvan).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Aravell planning app.

Traveling by car from Olot to Aravell takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Baqueira.

Things to do in Aravell

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Guies Vall Fosca, Parasailing & Paragliding, Zoo del Pirineu, La Seu d'Urgell Cathedral, Fuives
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Guies Vall Fosca ©
Guies Vall Fosca
La Via del Nicolau ©
La Via del Nicolau
La Seu d'Urgell Cathedral ©
La Seu d'Urgell Cathedral

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nights
Baqueira

Baqueira ©
Get in touch with nature at Skicenter Baqueira and Circ de Colomers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sant Andreu de Salardu and Estany de Vielha. Venture out of the city with trips to Wild Horse Pirineus Outdoor (in Espot) and Pirineo de Lleida (in Tavascan).

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Baqueira sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Aravell to Baqueira in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Salou.

Things to do in Baqueira

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Circ de Colomers, Estany de Vielha, Wild Horse Pirineus Outdoor, Pirineo de Lleida, Sant Andreu de Salardu
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Skicenter Baqueira ©
Skicenter Baqueira
Circ de Colomers ©
Circ de Colomers
Sant Andreu de Salardu ©
Sant Andreu de Salardu

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nights
Salou

Salou ©
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa de la Pineda and Llevant Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anfiteatro de Tarragona and Circ Roma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salou: GR 99 Camino Natural del Ebro (in Riumar) and Montsianell (in Amposta). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain, look for gifts at El Lloro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Llenguadets Beach.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salou trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Baqueira to Salou takes 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Salou are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Salou

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Tarragona, Playa de la Pineda, GR 99 Camino Natural del Ebro, Montsianell
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
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Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona
Circ Roma ©
Circ Roma