Route & dates
Barcelona— 10 nights
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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Barri Gòtic as well as Montjuic Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Anfiteatro de Tarragona. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar), Pont del Diable (in Tarragona) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, stroll around Parc Guell, and make a trip to Palau Guell.
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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Thu).
Things to do in Barcelona
Tarragona, Sitges, Parish Church of Sant Roma, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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