22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Barcelona
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Salou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Castellon de la Plana
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Valencia
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
L'Alfas del Pi
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Alicante
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Brussels

7
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa de La Barceloneta and Platja Fonda. Kids will enjoy Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Playa Cala Sa Boadella), La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu) and S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, walk around Ciutadella Park, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and kick back and relax at Playa Sa Riera.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online driving holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Barcelona at 34°C and lows at 25°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Salou.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Lloret de Mar, S'Agaro, Playas de Calella, Platja Port Bo
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de Arrabassada.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salou route maker site.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Salou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Castellon de la Plana.

Things to do in Salou

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa de Arrabassada
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Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach
Llarga Beach ©
Llarga Beach
Playa de Arrabassada ©
Playa de Arrabassada

1
night
Castellon de la Plana

Castellon de la Plana ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Montanejos Hot Springs, make a splash at Aquarama, then kick back and relax at Playa Morro de Gos, and finally stroll through Playa El Gurugu.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Castellon de la Plana trip planner.

You can drive from Salou to Castellon de la Plana in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Valencia.

Things to do in Castellon de la Plana

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Morro de Gos, Montanejos Hot Springs, Aquarama
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Playa Morro de Gos ©
Playa Morro de Gos
Aquarama ©
Aquarama
Real Casino Antiguo ©
Real Casino Antiguo

5
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
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 del Puerto De Sagunto and Playa de Xeraco. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and Bioparc Valencia. Step out of Valencia to go to Benicasim and see The Via Verde Green Route, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, explore the activities along Jardi del Turia, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja La Malvarrosa, and steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Valencia trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Castellon de la Plana to Valencia takes an hour. In July in Valencia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to L'Alfas del Pi.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Via Verde Green Route, Playa del Puerto De Sagunto, Playa de Xeraco
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

2
nights
L'Alfas del Pi

L'Alfas del Pi ©
L'Alfàs del Pi is a Valencian town and municipality located in the comarca of Marina Baixa, in the province of Alicante, Spain, lying at the foot of Serra Gelada.L'Alfàs del Pi has an area of 19.3 km² and, according to the 2013 census, a total population of 21,969 inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll around Parque Natural de la Serra Gelada and then enjoy the sea views from Faro de l'Albir. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Moli Del Morello, admire the majestic nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, then kick back and relax at Cala del Moraig, then stroll through Arenal Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Denia.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our L'Alfas del Pi route planner.

Getting from Valencia to L'Alfas del Pi by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and tram. In July, daily temperatures in L'Alfas del Pi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alicante.

Things to do in L'Alfas del Pi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Calpe, Cala Denia, Valor Chocolate Museum, Cala del Moraig, Arenal Beach
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Parque Natural de la Serra Gelada ©
Parque Natural de la Serra Gelada
Cala del Moraig ©
Cala del Moraig
Arenal Beach ©
Arenal Beach

4
nights
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa de San Juan and Playa de Guardamar. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Mata Beach and Guardamar Moncayo Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Pola (Isla de Tabarca & Faro de Santa Pola) and Aquopolis Torrevieja (in Torrevieja). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Guadalest Valley, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Carbonell, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Alicante.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Alicante travel planning website.

You can drive from L'Alfas del Pi to Alicante in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a tram. In July, daily temperatures in Alicante can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Pola, Torrevieja, Guardamar Moncayo Beach
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Playa de San Juan ©
Playa de San Juan
La Mata Beach ©
La Mata Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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