10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Barcelona route planner

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Barcelona
— 8 nights
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Terrassa
— 1 night
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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

— 8 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 some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town). Take a break from the city and head to Cala del Senyor Ramon and Cala Sa Conca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI (in Santa Cristina d'Aro), Sant Feliu de Guixols (Museu d'Historia & Stand-Up Paddleboarding) and Tossa de Mar (Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, Platja d’es Codolar, &more). There's lots more to do: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Parc Guell, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder website.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Barcelona is 6 hours. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Terrassa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Terrassa

— 1 night
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 2nd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Kainis Rituals and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monestir de San Cugat (Monasterio de San Cugat).

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Terrassa trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Barcelona to Terrassa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Terrassa are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Terrassa

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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