7 days in Province of Barcelona, Platja d'Aro & Roses Itinerary

7 days in Province of Barcelona, Platja d'Aro & Roses Itinerary

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7 days in Province of Barcelona, Platja d'Aro & Roses Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Platja d'Aro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Roses
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Barcelona

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You've now added Past View to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and finally gain interesting insight with Past View.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Barcelona. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Platja d'Aro.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria

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Platja d'Aro

Platja d'Aro ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town), then enjoy the sand and surf at Great Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Camino de Ronda, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room World. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Club Golf d’Aro – Mas Nou, examine the collection at Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI, and then wander the streets of Patronat Call de Girona.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Platja d'Aro route builder site .

You can drive from Barcelona to Platja d'Aro in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in December since evenings lows in Platja d'Aro dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Roses.

Things to do in Platja d'Aro

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Castell de Begur, Village Medieval de Pals, Camino de Ronda, Patronat Call de Girona
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Great Beach ©
Great Beach
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda
Escape Room World ©
Escape Room World

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Roses

Roses ©
Bring the kids along to Cala Montgo and Windoor Real Fly. Explore Roses' surroundings by going to Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes (in El Port de la Selva), La Fageda d'en Jorda (in Olot) and Gran Jonquera Outlet & Shopping (in La Jonquera).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Roses trip builder .

Traveling by car from Platja d'Aro to Roses takes 2 hours. In December in Roses, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Roses

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

El Port de la Selva, La Fageda d'en Jorda, Windoor Real Fly, Gran Jonquera Outlet & Shopping, Cala Montgo
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La Fageda d'en Jorda ©
La Fageda d'en Jorda
Cala Montgo ©
Cala Montgo
Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes ©

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