Route & dates
Barcelona— 3 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.Head to La Boqueria and Passeig de Graciafor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and La Fageda d'en Jorda (in Olot). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll around Parc Guell.
To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online driving holiday planner.
If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
Vila Vella (Old Town), Fenals Beach, La Fageda d'en Jorda
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