18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Girona
1
Girona
— 10 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
L'Escala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Olot
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Besalu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Girona

10
nights
Girona

Girona ©
Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Camino de Ronda and Playa Cala Rovira. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Girona: San Pol Beach (in S'Agaro), Sant Feliu de Guixols (Scuba & Snorkeling & Via Ferrata Cala del Moli) and Platja d'Aro (Cala Sa Conca, Cami Ronda, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Girona Cathedral (Catedral), explore the striking landscape of Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l'Emporda, wander the streets of Patronat Call de Girona, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cala del Senyor Ramon.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Girona tour itinerary builder app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Girona. In September in Girona, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to L'Escala.

Things to do in Girona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Platja d'Aro, Sant Feliu de Guixols, S'Agaro, Palafrugell, Cala del Senyor Ramon
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Girona Cathedral (Catedral) ©
Girona Cathedral (Catedral)
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
L'Escala

L'Escala ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): wander the streets of San Marti d'Empuries and then explore the striking landscape of Cap de Creus National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Montgo, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get outside with Funtastic Emporda.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our L'Escala travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Girona to L'Escala takes an hour. October in L'Escala sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olot.

Things to do in L'Escala

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cap de Creus National Park
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Cala Montgo ©
Cala Montgo
Cap de Creus National Park
Cap de Creus National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Olot

Olot ©
Olot is the capital city of the comarca of Garrotxa, in the Province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): head outdoors with El Parque Cultural de la Montana de Sal, get impressive views of Volcan de Montsacopa, and then identify plant and animal life at La Fageda d'en Jorda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Castillo de Cardona, Conjunto and then contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Croscat.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Olot day trip planner.

You can drive from L'Escala to Olot in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Besalu.

Things to do in Olot

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cardona, Pueblo Medieval de Rupit
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La Fageda d'en Jorda ©
La Fageda d'en Jorda
Volcan de Montsacopa ©
Volcan de Montsacopa
Volcan Croscat ©
Volcan Croscat

2
nights
Besalu

Besalu ©
Besalú is a town in the comarca of Garrotxa, in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.The town's importance was greater in the early Middle Ages, as capital of the county of Besalú, whose territory was roughly the same size as the current comarca of Garrotxa but sometime extended as far as Corbières, Aude, in France. Escape the urban bustle at Vall de Nuria and Estany de Banyoles. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Bridge of Besalu, get to know the fascinating history of Castillo de Besalu, contemplate the long history of Beget Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monestir de Sant Llorenc de Sous.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Besalu trip builder website .

Besalu is just a short distance from Olot. In October, daily temperatures in Besalu can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Besalu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Estany de Banyoles, Vall de Nuria, Beget Village
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Vall de Nuria ©
Vall de Nuria
Estany de Banyoles ©
Estany de Banyoles
Castillo de Besalu ©
Castillo de Besalu