9 days in Barcelona & The Pyrenees Itinerary

9 days in Barcelona & The Pyrenees Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Olot, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ille-sur-Tet, France
— 1 night
Drive to Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport, Fly to Lisbon

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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Playas de Calella and Fishing Charters & Tours. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ciutat Vella and Bunker del Carmel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Parc Francesc Macia (in Malgrat de Mar) and Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva). The adventure continues: get curious at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday planning tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Barcelona is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Olot.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Olot, Spain

— 2 nights
Olot is the capital city of the comarca of Garrotxa, in the Province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. On the 24th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Monestir de Sant Pere de Casserres, stroll around Mirador del area recreativa de Xenacs, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Fageda d'en Jorda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): trek along Bufadors de Bevi and then pick up some local products at Mercado Medieval.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Olot vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Barcelona to Olot in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ille-sur-Tet.

Things to do in Olot

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Ille-sur-Tet, France

— 1 night
Ille-sur-Têt is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales département in southern France.Its inhabitants are called Illois.GeographyThe commune is situated in the Ribéral region along the route nationale 116 and is crossed by the Têt River (in the north), as well as by its tributary, the Boulès (in the south). Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte des Canalettes and then explore the striking landscape at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ille-sur-Tet online travel route planner.

Drive from Olot to Ille-sur-Tet in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ille-sur-Tet

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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