42 days in Catalonia Itinerary

42 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18 h
1
Cadaques
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Girona
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Sort
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Tarragona
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Barcelona
— 11 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

6
nights
Cadaques

Cadaques ©
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Step off the beaten path and head to Esglesia de Santa Maria and Terra Remota. Step out of the city life by going to Peralada Golf and Playa La Farella. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cadaques: Romanesque cloister of Sant Domenec (Museum of the town) (in Peralada), Mas Gelama (in Vilajuiga) and Ciutadella de Roses (in Roses). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Cadaques, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Historia Medieval de la Curia-Preso, s.XIV, view the masterpieces at Galeria Carles Bros, and pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Salvador Dali.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Cadaques trip maker site.

Los Angeles, USA to Cadaques is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cadaques. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get slightly colder in Cadaques: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Girona.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

El Port de la Selva, Castello d'Empuries, Peralada, Roses, Portbou
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Esglesia de Santa Maria ©
Esglesia de Santa Maria
Ciutadella de Roses ©
Ciutadella de Roses
Terra Remota ©
Terra Remota

8
nights
Girona

Girona ©
Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Take a break from the city and head to La Fageda d'en Jorda and Playas de Calella. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castell de Sant Ferran and Castell de Begur. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Girona: Village Medieval de Pals (in Pals), Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol) (in Pubol) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in L'Estartit). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Banyoles, explore the striking landscape of Estany de Sils, snap pictures at Eiffel Bridge (Pont de les Peixateries Velles), and stroll around Mirador del area recreativa de Xenacs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Girona planning site.

You can drive from Cadaques to Girona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cadaques in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Girona, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sort.

Things to do in Girona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Besalu, Figueres, Calella de Palafrugell, La Fosca Beach, Vall de Nuria
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Lake Banyoles ©
Lake Banyoles
La Fageda d'en Jorda ©
La Fageda d'en Jorda
Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella

7
nights
Sort

Sort ©
Step out of the city life by going to Congost de Mont-rebei and Era Roda. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sant Joan de Toran and Sant Joan de Boi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sort: Isil (La Immaculada d'Isil & Sant Joan d'Isil), Sant Joan de Boi (in Boi) and Vielha (Museos del Valle de Aran & Estany de Vielha).

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sort trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Girona to Sort takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect much warmer evenings in Sort when traveling from Girona in May, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tarragona.

Things to do in Sort

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Vielha, Isil, Vall de Boi, Formatgeria Casa Mateu, Congost de Mont-rebei
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Circ de Colomers ©
Circ de Colomers
Sant Joan de Toran ©
Sant Joan de Toran
Bodega Castell d'Encus ©
Bodega Castell d'Encus

8
nights
Tarragona

Tarragona ©
Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Discover out-of-the-way places like Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet and Monumento a los Castellers. Get in touch with nature at Ruta de les cabanes de volta and La Playa de Sitges. Get out of town with these interesting Tarragona side-trips: Passeig Maritim (in Sitges), Lleida (Museu d'Art Jaume Morera, Turo Seu Vella, &more) and El Merengue Camarasa (in Camarasa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Circ Roma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, learn about winemaking at La Conreria d"Scala Dei, and explore the historical opulence of Milmanda Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tarragona holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Sort to Tarragona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sort in May; daily highs in Tarragona reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Tarragona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lleida, Sitges, Alcover, Ruta de les cabanes de volta, El Merengue Camarasa
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Muralla romana de Tarragona ©
Muralla romana de Tarragona
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet
Circ Roma ©
Circ Roma

11
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Escape the urban bustle at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt and Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Parc de Les Olors del Serrat (in Santa Eulalia de Ronsana), Room Escape Games (in Mataro) and Jardin Botanico Marimurtra (in Blanes). There's much more to do: head outdoors with El Parque Cultural de la Montana de Sal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de Santa Maria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and explore the ancient world of Torre de la Ermita de la Virgen del Camino.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tarragona to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Cardona, Manresa, Salou, Parc de Les Olors del Serrat
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Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona ©
Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours