4-Day Spain Road Trip from Barcelona to Girona

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Duration
4 days & 3 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
3 nights included
Car rental
4 days included
Flights
Optional
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Escape the ordinary with this exciting 4-day road trip through Spain that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Barcelona, Girona, Figueres, and Besalú. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Spain takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Barcelona and 1 night in Girona. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Spain. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Barcelona, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Spain on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Spain. Sagrada Família and Park Güell are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Barcelona, Girona, Figueres, and Besalú, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Spain. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Spain.

Throughout your road trip in Spain, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Spain.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Spain fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Spain today!

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Included

Hotel, 3 nights
Rental car, 4 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Scenic aerial view of the Agbar Tower in Barcelona in Spain.Barcelona / 2 nights
Photo of colorful yellow and orange houses and Eiffel Bridge, Old fish stalls, reflected in water river Onyar, in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.Girona / 1 night

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Attractions

Photo of sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the most known building created by Antoni Gaudi.Sagrada Família
Photo of stairs and buildings in the Park Guell by architect Gaudi o in Barcelona, Spain.Park Güell
Photo of view of Square of Catalonia (Placa de Catalunya) in Barcelona, Spain.Plaça de Catalunya
Mercado de La Boqueria, el Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainMercado de La Boqueria
Photo of exterior View of Casa Batllo during Sunset in Barcelona.Casa Batlló
Photo of night view of Magic Fountain light show in Barcelona, Spain.Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
Photo of La Pedrera House facade in Barcelona, Spain.La Pedrera
Dalí Theatre-MuseumDalí Theatre-Museum
Besalú Bridge
Parc-bosc Municipal, Figueres, Upper Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, SpainParc-bosc Municipal
Toy museum of Catalonia, Figueres, Upper Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, SpainToy museum of Catalonia

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Round trip
Economy
Round trip
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Travelers

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Car
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Car

Small car

Small car

Category
small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

Category
Medium
Transmission
People
Large bags
Premium car

Premium car

Category
premium car
Transmission
People
Large bags

Hotels

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Day 1

Day 1 – Barcelona - arrival day

  • Barcelona - Arrival day
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  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
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Say hello to Barcelona! Your exciting road trip through Spain is just about to start. Navigating the top places to see in the region is a breeze with a car. The rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for pickup upon your arrival in the city. You will stay in Barcelona for 1 night before you continue your adventure!

Barcelona is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Barcelona. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Spain. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Barcelona. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Indulge in an exquisite Bib Gourmand dining experience at Lasarte. Renowned for its prestigious 3 Michelin-star rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, Lasarte consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Hemingway Gin & Cocktail Bar, claiming it’s one of the best. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 893 customers.

If you feel like going somewhere else, another popular option in the city is La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

Cerveseria Catalana is yet another top-rated place where you can easily spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,751 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 4-day road trip in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Barcelona and Girona

  • Barcelona
  • Girona
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Drive 108 km, 2 hours 23 min

  • Mercado de La Boqueria
  • Casa Batlló
  • La Pedrera
  • Sagrada Família
  • Park Güell
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 2 of your road trip in Spain. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Barcelona and Girona. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Girona. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Mercado de La Boqueria. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 160,835 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Casa Batlló. This tourist attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 125,060 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to La Pedrera. This monument has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 85,188 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Sagrada Família. This minor basilica is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 226,955 visitors. Visiting Sagrada Família means you'll be one of 4,527,427 people who do so every year.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Park Güell. This sculpture garden is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 181,403 visitors.

After soaking in Barcelona’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Girona. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 17 min. When you arrive in Girona, it's time to take a break from the road.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Girona, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Girona.

Elevate your stay in Girona by dining at this Bib Gourmand awarded restaurant. Renowned for its prestigious 3 Michelin-star rating and a variety of mouthwatering dishes, El Celler de Can Roca consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

Another popular dining spot in Girona is Massana, which holds a rating of 1 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s inviting atmosphere and menu leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its modern menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to Massana’s culinary excellence.

Indulge in the flavors of La Fabrica Girona, a treasured establishment in Girona. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,135 satisfied guests.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to La Pedra. Around 1,060 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Barcelona also enjoy the drinks at Bagels & Beers. This place is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 257 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Brots de Vi. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,192 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Figueres, Besalú, and Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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Drive 198 km, 2 hours 44 min

  • Toy museum of Catalonia
  • Dalí Theatre-Museum
  • Parc-bosc Municipal
  • Besalú Bridge
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On day 3 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Spain, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Figueres, Besalú, and Barcelona. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Barcelona, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Figueres. This car ride takes around 40 min.

After soaking in Figueres’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Besalú. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 23 min. When you arrive in Besalú, it's time to take a break from the road.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Barcelona, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Barcelona. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve a table at El Nacional, a renowned restaurant in Barcelona. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 23,496 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at El Bosc de Les Fades while in Barcelona. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 14,606 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Barcelona at Ciutat Comtal, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 12,951 customers.

After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful night in Spain. One of the best bars in the city is Ocaña. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,052 customers.

To gain one of the best bar experiences in Barcelona, we recommend the cocktails at Elsa y Fred. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,884 customers and is an excellent place to make local friends.

Another of the best spots to experience the nightlife scene in Barcelona is El Xampanyet. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,394 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Barcelona and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Barcelona - departure day

  • Barcelona - Departure day
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  • Plaça de Catalunya
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Day 4 of your road trip in Spain is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Barcelona before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Optimize your last day in Spain and go on a shopping spree in Barcelona’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Spain, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

Before you conclude your road trip in Spain, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Barcelona.

You’ll then say farewell to Barcelona. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Spain!

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