11 days in Spain & Carcassonne Center Itinerary

11 days in Spain & Carcassonne Center Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Espot, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne Center, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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L'Estartit, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive to Barcelona International Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport

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Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant Miquel del Fai Monastery and then admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Espot.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Espot, Spain

— 2 nights
Espot is a municipality in the comarca of the Pallars Sobirà in Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a new perspective on things with RocRoi and then let the river carry you with Rafting Llavorsi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Assua Activa and then let the river carry you with Rafting Pallars - Turisnat Sort.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Espot trip planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Espot in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Espot

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Carcassonne Center, France

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Rennes le chateau, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, and then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at La Bastide Saint Louis, step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center sightseeing site.

You can drive from Espot to Carcassonne Center in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Carcassonne Center are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to L'Estartit.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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L'Estartit, Spain

— 3 nights
L'Estartit is a small town and seaside resort on the Costa Brava, on the north-eastern coast of Spain.The town is situated between the foothills of the Montgrí Massif and the Mediterranean Sea, and is part of the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí, in the Baix Empordà county, Girona province, autonomous community of Catalonia.L'Estartit stretches North-South from Cala Montgó, at the southern tip of the Bay of Roses (Badía de Roses) to the Ter River estuary in the Bay of Pals (Badía de Pals). Visit Girona Cathedral (Catedral) and Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya for their historical value. Visiting Platja Cala Aiguablava and San Pol Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near L'Estartit: Platja Fonda (in Begur) and Palamos (La Fosca Beach & Cala Estreta).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the L'Estartit trip planner.

Getting from Carcassonne Center to L'Estartit by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in L'Estartit sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in L'Estartit

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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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.