Route & dates
Barcelona— 4 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.Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parc Guell and Museu Picasso. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar, approximately Tossa de Mar away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta.
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
Vila Vella (Old Town)
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