15 days in Costa Brava Itinerary

15 days in Costa Brava Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Costa Brava vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Barcelona International Airport, Drive to L'Estartit
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L'Estartit
— 3 nights
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Cadaques
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lloret de Mar
— 6 nights
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L'Estartit

— 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). Relax by the water at La playa de Tamariu and Platja Port Bo. Explore L'Estartit's surroundings by going to Aigua Xelida (in Tamariu), Begur (Platja Fonda & Plage de Sa Tuna) and Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell). There's still lots to do: stroll through Platja de l'Estartit, take a tour by water with Travessia Illes Medes Estartit, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Begur, and make a trip to Village Medieval de Pals.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our L'Estartit sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to L'Estartit is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in L'Estartit reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cadaques.

Things to do in L'Estartit

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cadaques

— 5 nights
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cala Rostella and Plage Canyelles Petites. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cadaques: Roses (Ciutadella de Roses & Aquabrava). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Cap de Creus National Park. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Salvador Dali House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Esglesia de Santa Maria, kick back and relax at Playa Llane Gran y Petit, and pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Salvador Dali.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cadaques tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from L'Estartit to Cadaques takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cadaques are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lloret de Mar.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lloret de Mar

— 6 nights
Lloret de Mar is a Mediterranean coastal town in Catalonia, Spain. You'll get in some beach time at Lloret Beach and San Pol Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lloret de Mar: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). There's still lots to do: stroll through Fenals Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Sa Boadella, walk around Jardines de Santa Clotilde, and steep yourself in history at Vila Vella (Old Town).

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lloret de Mar itinerary builder site.

Drive from Cadaques to Lloret de Mar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Costa Brava travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Nightlife
Costa Brava, Catalonia’s famous "rugged coast," is an interesting mixture of rocky cliffs and picture-perfect sandy beaches. One of the country’s three major coastline vacation destinations, Costa Brava has an incredibly diverse marine life and draws considerable tourism for some of the finest scuba diving spots in the country. But its biggest attractions may very well be its inland stone villages and towns, many of which feature well-preserved medieval structures and extremely narrow cobblestone streets. Here, see numerous sites associated with the life and work of Salvador Dalí, the country’s renowned surrealist artist.