8 days in Catalonia Itinerary

8 days in Catalonia Itinerary

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Salou
— 1 day
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Baqueira
— 1 night
3
Cadaques
— 1 night
4
Tossa de Mar
— 1 night
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights

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Salou

Salou ©
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro de Tarragona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Llevant Beach, and finally ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain.

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Newark, USA to Salou is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Salou reach 58°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Baqueira.

Things to do in Salou

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Tarragona
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Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach
Illuminated Fountain ©
Illuminated Fountain
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona

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night
Baqueira

Baqueira ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hit the slopes at Skicenter Baqueira.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Baqueira online day trip planner.

Drive from Salou to Baqueira in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Cadaques.

Things to do in Baqueira

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Skicenter Baqueira ©
Skicenter Baqueira

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Cadaques

Cadaques ©
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Ruta Cap Norfeu Roses, see the interesting displays at Coll de Roses, Wine Family Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuari de Sant Onofre, don't miss a visit to Espai d'art Pilar Pineda, 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 maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cadaques vacation site.

Getting from Baqueira to Cadaques by car takes about 5.5 hours. December in Cadaques sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tossa de Mar.

Things to do in Cadaques

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Roses, El Port de la Selva, Santuari de Sant Onofre
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Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House
Ruta Cap Norfeu Roses ©
Ruta Cap Norfeu Roses
Coll de Roses, Wine Family Museum ©
Coll de Roses, Wine Family Museum

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Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Paintball Can Garriga, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Blanco Grane - Tossa de Mar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ermita Sant Grau d'Ardenya, then pause for some serene contemplation at Esglesia Vella de Sant Vicenc, and finally contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town).

To find out how to plan a trip to Tossa de Mar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cadaques to Tossa de Mar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cadaques in December since evenings lows in Tossa de Mar dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Tossa de Mar

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Esglesia Vella de Sant Vicenc ©
Esglesia Vella de Sant Vicenc
Art Gallery Blanco Grane - Tossa de Mar ©
Art Gallery Blanco Grane - Tossa de Mar

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nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Placa d'Espanya and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Born, and admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tossa de Mar to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tossa de Mar in December since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo