9 days in Barcelona & L'Escala Itinerary

9 days in Barcelona & L'Escala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
L'Escala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 La Barceloneta, Parc del Clot, Pantano de Vallvidrera, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. There's lots more to do: stop by El Barri Gòtic, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You will leave for L'Escala on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

2
nights
L'Escala

L'Escala ©
You've now added Playa El Portitxol to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Cala Montgo, explore the ancient world of Ruins of Empuries, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Portitxol, take a stroll through San Marti d'Empuries, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorgs de la Febro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Illa Mateua.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read L'Escala online trip planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to L'Escala in 2 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in L'Escala, with lows of 59°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in L'Escala

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Cadaques, Begur, Ciutadella de Roses, Platja Port Bo
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Cala Montgo ©
Cala Montgo
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House

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