10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona & Terrassa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Barcelona travel planner

Make it your trip
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Barcelona
— 8 nights
Drive
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cala del Senyor Ramon and Cala de l'Illa Roja. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Playa S'Abanell (in Blanes), Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Museu del Mar - Can Garriga) and Tossa de Mar (Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, Playa Santa Maria de Llorell, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Terrassa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · 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 25th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado de la Independencia and then don't miss a visit to Claustre Del Convent de Sant Francesc d'Assis.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Terrassa trip builder site.

You can drive from Barcelona to Terrassa in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Terrassa

Shopping
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