28 days in Iberia Itinerary

28 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Girona
— 6 nights
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Tarragona
— 4 nights
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Peniscola
— 3 nights
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Benicasim
— 3 nights
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Valencia
— 8 nights
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Girona

— 6 nights

City of a Thousand Sieges

Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Explore Girona's surroundings by going to Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc), Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes (in El Port de la Selva) and Cadaques (Cap de Creus National Park, Estatua Federico Garcia Lorca, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Camino de Ronda, don't miss a visit to Passeig de la Muralla, stroll through Platja Port Bo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Girona Cathedral (Catedral).

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Girona day trip app.

Montreal, Canada to Girona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Girona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, you will find days in Girona are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Girona

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Barcelona

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stop by Las Ramblas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Monastery of Sant Pau del Camp.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Girona to Barcelona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Girona in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tarragona.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:

Tarragona

— 4 nights
Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Tarragona is known for historic sites, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, don't miss a visit to Xalet Bonet, stroll the grounds of Cementiri de Tarragona, and take in the views from Pont del Diable.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tarragona road trip planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Tarragona in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. October in Tarragona sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Peniscola.

Things to do in Tarragona

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Peniscola

— 3 nights
Peníscola or Peñíscola, anglicised as Peniscola, is a municipality in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Peniscola: Playa del Trabucador (in Sant Carles de la Rapita), Parc Natural del Delta de l'Ebre (in Deltebre) and Morella (Morella Castle & Convent de Sant Francesc). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Peniscola Castle, appreciate the history behind Monumento al Papa Luna, get outside with Entre Dos Aguas, and visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Peniscola.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Peniscola trip planner.

Getting from Tarragona to Peniscola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Peniscola, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Benicasim.

Things to do in Peniscola

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:

Benicasim

— 3 nights
Explore Benicasim's surroundings by going to Aigues Termals de Montanejos (in Montanejos) and Coves de Sant Josep (in La Vall d'Uixo).

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Benicasim online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Peniscola to Benicasim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Peniscola in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Benicasim: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Benicasim

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Valencia

— 8 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valencia: Benidorm (Poniente Beach & Playa de Levante). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, make a trip to Plaza del Ayuntamiento, shop like a local with Central Market of Valencia, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Valencia trip planner.

You can drive from Benicasim to Valencia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Valencia are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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