10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Barcelona tour planner

Make it your trip
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Barcelona
— 6 nights
Drive
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Terrassa
— 3 nights
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Drive to Barcelona International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Barcelona

— 6 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Platja Cala Aiguablava (in Begur) and Aigua Xelida (in Tamariu). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Terrassa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Terrassa

— 3 nights
Terrassa is a Spanish city in the east central region of Catalonia, in the province of Barcelona, comarca of Vallès Occidental, of which it is the cocapital along with Sabadell.It is the site of Roman Egara, a former Visigothic bishopric, which became a Latin Catholic titular see.The city is located in the Catalan Prelitoral depression (Depressió Prelitoral), at the feet of the Prelitoral mountain range (Natural reserve of Sant Llorenç del Munt) and the average altitude of the city is 277 meters above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Sant Jeroni, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montana de Montserrat, and then stroll through Parque Natural de Sant Llorenc del Munt i l'Obac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Les Roques Encantades, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mirador del area recreativa de Xenacs, and then stroll through La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Terrassa tour planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Terrassa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 55°F in Terrassa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Terrassa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10: