Here is our itinerary. Please critique!
Friday July 17:
Flight arrives to Barcelona at 10:10 local time. Plan on getting bags, taking Aerobus T2 which runs every 13 minutes from Terminal 2, cost 5,90 Euro. Get dropped off at Playa Cantalunya, walk a couple blocks (see maps) and check into hotel by 12.
Hit the shower, get ready to head out for the day. Plan on walking down Las Ramblas to the Columbus Monument at the end of Las Ramblas. Check out the street performers etc along the way. Head to the Barceloneta beach and soak up some sun/nap.
Rest up plan on having dinner/ drinks in El Born and going to bed early as we will be exhausted from jet lag.
Saturday July 18
Wake up, have breakfast at a place near hotel. We have Sagrada Familia tickets need to double check the time maybe 10:15. Plan on spending 2-3 hours exploring Sagrada Familia. We have booked audio guided tour with access to one of the towers. Jump on bus at the Llúria - Urquinaona stop. Takes 12 minutes to get to Sagrada Familia
It doesn’t look like there is a good way to get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia. We might just take a Taxi. We can stop and eat lunch either around Sagrada/ Park Guell.
Park Guell for 1-2 Hours
Serves tapas and has a great view of the city. Bus 196 can take us here or cab is 10min. There is a funicular running from Av. Tibidabo station but it runs irregularly, its schedule at www.tmb.cat
Head back to hotel for Siesta. Saturday Night is wide open. Beach Festival/ night club/ Montijuic Mountain Fountain Show. Head out around 11 for drinks on the town.
Sunday July 19
Plan on sleeping in after our long night. Whenever we wake up plan on heading down Las Ramblas to the Boqueria for a smoothie/ snacks.
Plan on either heading to the beach that day or just going out and finding cool places. Also heard to check out the neighborhood Poble Sec for food. Save checking out the gothic quarter for until we return on Wednesday.
Monday July 20
Pack up, travel to Lloret De Mar. Trains leave from nearby Playa de Cantalunya every 30 mins and travel to Blannes (1:24 train ride for 6 Euro) from there we take a bus to Lloret de Mar. Looks like we are looking at a 2 hour trip total. Currently we get breakfast/ dinner at Miramar hotel included in the price.
Beach day/Catamaran day.
Looks like they have a morning and afternoon 4 hour cruise. All Inclusive for 45-50 euro.
Tuesday July 21
Go to store and pick up snacks/drinks Take local bus for downtown Lloret numbered ‘L2’. We head to Santa Clotilde Gardens. $5 to enter. We can go down to the beach next to it and chill (Boadella beach, nudest beach). Another one is further away called: Platja de Santa Christina.
Wednesday July 22
Bus back to Blanes and train to Barcelona. Head to gothic quarter/ Hotel Ciutat. Walk around gothic quarter/ Park Ciutadella. Tons of cool places to eat/ check out.