31 days in Spain & Rotterdam Itinerary

31 days in Spain & Rotterdam Itinerary

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Girona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Tarragona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Castellon de la Plana, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 9 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Girona, Spain

City of a Thousand Sieges

Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Romanya de la Selva and Ermita Sant Grau d'Ardenya will appeal to history buffs. Visit Cala Estreta and Cala de l'Illa Roja for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Girona to Begur to see Playa Sa Riera about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sant Antoni de Calonge, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Port Bo, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins dels Alemanys, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l'Emporda.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Girona day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Girona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Girona, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Girona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt and Casa Amatller. Visit Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and Torre Bellesguard for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Church of Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecla (in Sitges) and Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes, visit L'Eixample District, enjoy some diversion at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi.

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Traveling by train from Girona to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Girona in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tarragona.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castell Monestir d'Escornalbou and Capilla de San Pablo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Antic Ajuntament and Playa El Milagro. Change things up with these side-trips from Tarragona: Playa De Coma-ruga (in Coma Ruga) and Playa de Calafell (in Segur de Calafell). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cala Font, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de San Magin, admire the striking features of Quinta de Sant Rafael, and don't miss a visit to Placa dels Sedassos.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tarragona online tour planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Tarragona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Tarragona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Castellon de la Plana.

Things to do in Tarragona

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Castellon de la Plana, Spain

Castellón de la Plana, Castelló de la Plana, or simply Castellón / Castelló, is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Casa Aliaga and Conjunto Historico De Mirambel. Popular historic sites such as Portal de las Monjas and Iglesia Arciprestal de Sant Mateu are in your itinerary. Take a break from Castellon de la Plana with a short trip to Iglesuela del Cid in Teruel, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Pinar, head off the coast to Isla Columbretes, cast your line with Charters Casamar, and steep yourself in history at Real Casino Antiguo.

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Traveling by car from Tarragona to Castellon de la Plana takes 2 hours. September in Castellon de la Plana sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Castellon de la Plana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa Arenal-Bol and Playa La Granadella. Popular historic sites such as Castell de Xativa and Santa Catalina Church (Iglesia de Santa Catalina) are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Calpe (TOWNHOUSE Wellness Center - CALPE, Sendero Voramar - Calalga o Bassetes, &more), Parroquia Nuestra Senora de la Asunsion (in Denia) and Playa del Arenal (in Javea). There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi, examine the collection at El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti, and make a trip to Plaza de la Reina.

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Getting from Castellon de la Plana to Valencia by car takes about an hour. When traveling from Castellon de la Plana in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Valencia, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Slot Zuylen and St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Pandhof Domkerk and Witte Huis. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Oude Binnenweg, see the interesting displays at Dutch Pinball Museum, take a stroll through Kop van Zuid, and take in the waterfront at Wilhelminapier.

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Traveling by flight from Valencia to Rotterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Rotterdam is little chillier than Valencia - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.