11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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11 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Roses
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
L'Estartit
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Calella de Palafrugell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Blanes
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Plaja de Sant Sebastian and Bogatell Beach. The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell, shop like a local with La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Roses.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Roses

Roses ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Cala Rostella, then get your game on at Minigolf Greens, then delve into the distant past at Ciutadella de Roses, and finally make a splash at Aquabrava. On the next day, get outside with Cala Montjoi, pick up some local products at Mercat Cobert Municipal, then stroll through Plage Canyelles Petites, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Roses online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Roses takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Roses can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to L'Estartit.

Things to do in Roses

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cala Rostella ©
Cala Rostella
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage Canyelles Petites ©
Plage Canyelles Petites

2
nights
L'Estartit

L'Estartit ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de l'Estartit, then get your game on at Bowling Panorama, and finally take a stroll through San Marti d'Empuries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Unisub, browse the exhibits of Ruins of Empuries, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Montgo.

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You can drive from Roses to L'Estartit in 1.5 hours. In August in L'Estartit, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Calella de Palafrugell.

Things to do in L'Estartit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

L'Escala, Ruins of Empuries
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Platja de l'Estartit ©
Platja de l'Estartit
Cala Montgo ©
Cala Montgo
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Calella de Palafrugell

Calella de Palafrugell ©
On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at La playa de Tamariu, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Cala Aiguablava, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Begur, then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Pol Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Camino de Ronda.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Calella de Palafrugell itinerary planner.

Drive from L'Estartit to Calella de Palafrugell in an hour. August in Calella de Palafrugell sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Blanes.

Things to do in Calella de Palafrugell

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

S'Agaro, Palafrugell, Begur, La playa de Tamariu
Highlights from your plan
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda
Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella

1
night
Blanes

Blanes ©
Blanes is a town and municipality in the comarca of Selva in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Portal de la Costa Brava and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa S'Abanell.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Blanes trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Calella de Palafrugell to Blanes in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Blanes

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa S'Abanell ©
Playa S'Abanell
Portal de la Costa Brava ©
Portal de la Costa Brava
Font Gotica ©
Font Gotica

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