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90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

A 90-Day Campervan Adventure Part Two – Spain to Portugal

Through France, Spain and Portugal, The Best of Europe in Three Months

Get ready for the ultimate 90-day thrill as we journey through the heart of France, the soul of Spain, and the coastal charm of Portugal! From Bordeaux’s vineyards to Salou’s Flamenco beats and Lisbon’s azure-adorned alleys, join us in uncovering the hidden gems of these mesmerising destinations. Fasten your seatbelts for a ride through history, culture, and culinary delights! Stay tuned for an unforgettable adventure! This is a blog about our travels through Europe in 2023. A total of 90 Days from England and back again Travelling through Europe in our Campervan.

A Spanish Sojourn Roses to Vinuela, Discovering Coastal Splendors

90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two. Embarking on a captivating expedition from the coastal beauty of Roses in Girona, Spain, to the serene shores of Vinuela, our journey promises a mosaic of Spanish charm and scenic wonders. Starting in Roses, with its sun-drenched beaches and ancient ruins, our adventure leads us to Figueres, a town celebrated as the birthplace of Salvador Dali and home to the renowned Dali Theatre Museum. Moving south, we explore the quaint seaside town of L’Ametlla de Mar, famed for its pristine beaches and fresh seafood, before venturing to Reus, the birthplace of the great architect Antoni Gaudi. Our voyage then takes us to the chic beach town of Sitges, where vibrant festivals and artistic ambience define the atmosphere, followed by the ancient Roman city of Tarragona, adorned with well-preserved ruins and a bustling waterfront.

From Coast to Culture, Exploring Spain’s Diversity

Continuing our journey, we experience the lively energy of Salou, known for its thrilling theme parks and vibrant nightlife, before arriving in Alicante, where historic castles overlook stunning beaches and palm-lined promenades. Heading further south, we discover the tranquil shores of Balerma in Almeria, offering a serene escape amidst almond groves and azure waters. Finally, we reach the charming town of Torrox, known for its white-washed houses and scenic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Each destination along this route is a treasure trove of Spanish delights, from art and history to sun-soaked beaches and delectable cuisine. Join me as we delve into the intricacies of each place, uncovering the unique stories and experiences that make this Spanish sojourn a remarkable and diverse adventure. Read about our 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

Roses Girona Spain European Trip

Roses Beach Spain 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Roses Beach Spain

Our Roses Girona Spain European Trip. One of the must-visit destinations in Girona is Roses. Located on the Costa Brava, this charming coastal town boasts beautiful beaches, stunning landscapes, and a rich cultural heritage. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Figueres Girona Spain European Trip

Figueres-Girona 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Figueres-Girona Salvador Dalí and the Dalí Theatre-Museum.

Figueres is a charming town in the Girona province of Spain, located just a short drive from the French border. As the birthplace of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, it’s no surprise that the town is home to the famous Dalí Theatre-Museum, a must-visit attraction for art lovers.

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L’Ametlla de Mar Spain European Trip

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L’Ametlla de Mar Spain Cove

The lovely L’Ametlla de Mar Costa Dorada is a charming coastal town located in the province of Tarragona, Spain. Thirty minutes drive South of Salou. We arrived and parked in the harbour car park which was free of charge. There are a few car parks around the town. From here we walked around the fishing harbour and then along the coastal path South. We didn’t do a massive walk, turning around after about 35 minutes in the direction of town. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet

Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet

The Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet is a stunning example of Catalan Gothic architecture. Founded in the 12th century, it has played an essential role in the religious and cultural history of the region.

Initially established as a Cistercian abbey, the monastery underwent significant renovations in the 14th century, giving it the distinct Gothic style still visible today. The cloister, in particular, is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.

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L’Espluga de Francolí Spain European Trip

L'Espluga de Francolí 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
L’Espluga de Francolí Spain European Trip

We visited L’Espluga de Francolí which is a charming Town located in the province of Tarragona, Spain. This picturesque destination is home to various tourist attractions that cater to all types of travellers. The Town is next door to Monasterio de Santa María de Poblet. We did the tour this morning. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Gaudi Center Reus Spain

Antoni Gaudi and Sagrada Familia 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Antoni Gaudi and Sagrada Familia Design plans

Reus, Tarragona in Spain is home to the Gaudi Center. The museum is dedicated to the life and work of the famous architect, Antoni Gaudi. This centre is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in art, architecture, and design.

The Gaudi Center features a range of exhibits and displays. They provide an in-depth look at Gaudi’s unique style and creative process. Visitors can learn about his life, his inspirations, and his most famous works, such as the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

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Institut Pere Mata Reus Spain

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Institut Pere Mata Reus Spain

The Institut Pere Mata, located in Reus, Catalonia, is a must-visit tourist attraction for architecture enthusiasts. The hospital’s stunning design is Credited to the renowned architect, Lluís Domènech i Montaner. Completed in 1912, it is a masterpiece of modernist architecture. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Reus Spain European Trip

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Casa Navas by Lluis Domenech i Montaner

Reus in Spain is a historic city in the province of Tarragona, Spain. Its history dates back to Roman times, and it was an important centre of commerce and industry during the Middle Ages.

Today, visitors to Reus can expect to see a charming city with a rich cultural heritage. The city boasts a number of historic buildings and monuments, including the Prioral de Sant Pere and the Casa Navas, both designed by famous architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner.

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Sitges The Hidden Gem of Spain

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Ermita de San Sebastián

Sitges is a coastal town in the Catalonia region of Spain that is known for its beautiful beaches, rich culture, and vibrant nightlife. What makes Sitges so special is its unique blend of old-world charm and modern sophistication, making it a destination that has something to offer for everyone. Visitors to Sitges can enjoy its picturesque beaches, explore its rich cultural heritage, indulge in its lively nightlife scene, and experience its delicious cuisine. Sitges has it all. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at what makes Sitges so special and what you can expect to see and do during your visit.

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Tarragona Spain European Trip

Roman Amphitheatre
Roman Amphitheatre Tarragona

Tarragona is a historic city located in northeastern Spain, known for its rich cultural heritage and stunning Mediterranean coastline. Visitors to Tarragona can explore ancient Roman ruins, admire the city’s stunning architecture, and soak up the sun on its beautiful beaches. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of the top attractions in Tarragona.

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Catedral Basílica Metropolitana i Primada de Santa Tecla de Tarragona

Tarragona Cathedral Spain
Tarragona Cathedral Spain

Tarragona Cathedral in Spain is a stunning example of Gothic architecture, dating back to the 12th century. I found the Cathedral facade decorated with intricate sculptures and there is also a magnificent rose window.

On entering the cathedral you will see elegant central and side naves. Tall columns support the vaulted ceiling. The atmosphere is one of quiet reflection and awe.

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Love Lieida Spain a Historic City Steeped in Culture

200 Years of History in Lleida Spain

Historic City Steeped in Culture
Historic City Steeped in Culture

Spain is a country with an abundance of history and culture, but few cities embody these qualities quite like Lleida. This charming city in northeastern Spain is steeped in history, with ancient cathedrals and churches that tell the story of its rich and varied past. But Lleida is more than just a city of the past—it’s also a vibrant and modern hub of art and culture, with museums and galleries showcasing some of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists. 

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A Guide to the Best of this Beautiful Spanish Town

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Platja dels Capellans Salou

Salou, Spain is a beautiful coastal town located in the province of Tarragona. As a popular tourist destination, Salou has many exciting activities and attractions to offer visitors. Firstly, one of the most famous attractions in Salou is PortAventura World, a theme park that features exciting roller coasters, water rides, and shows. Additionally, there is also Ferrari Land, a park dedicated to the iconic Italian car brand, which features the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Europe.

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Cambrils a Destination for Sun, Sand, and Sea

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Sculptures Cambrils El pla de les Serenes

Cambrils Spain European Trip, a Destination for Sun, Sand, and Sea is a picturesque town located on the Costa Daurada, the southern coast of Catalonia, Spain. It attracts thousands of tourists every year. Its Mediterranean climate, sandy beaches, and rich cultural heritage make it an ideal destination for those looking for a relaxing holiday. In this blog post, we will explore the different aspects of Cambrils in Spain and why it is worth a visit.

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La Pineda Spain European Trip

La Pineda Spain
La Pineda The sculpture “Pineda” or the Monument to the Pines

The Coastal Town of La Pineda is located in the province of Tarragona in northeastern Spain. It is situated on the Costa Dorada, which translates to “Golden Coast”. It is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and family-friendly atmosphere. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at some of the best things to do and see in La Pineda. This includes its water park and beach. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Turo de la Seu Vella

Historical monuments complex

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The Church and Bell Tower at Turo de la Seu Vella

The Turo de la Seu Vella Historical Monuments Complex in Lleida is a breathtaking and impressive display of architecture that has stood the test of time. Comprising seven different buildings, each with its own unique story and history, this complex provides a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the region. Here, we will delve deeper into each of the seven buildings that make up the Turo de la Seu Vella

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Exploring the Majestic Beauty and Rich History of Siurana

A Journey to Catalonia’s Hidden Gem

Siurana Spain
Siurana Spain

Nestled amidst the picturesque mountains of the Catalonia region of Spain, Siurana is a charming village that attracts visitors from all over the world. The village is situated on the top of a very steep hill. It offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Discover the History and Architecture of the Carthusian Monastery of Escaladei

Cartoixa d’Escaladei A Fascinating Historical Site in Catalonia Spain

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Charterhouse of Escaladei

The Carthusian Monastery of Escaladei is a significant historical site that played an important role in the development of the region of Catalonia, Spain. Monks founded it in the 12th century they were seeking a life of solitude and contemplation. The Carthusian Monastery was located in a remote mountainous area, providing the perfect setting for the monks to withdraw from the distractions of the world and focus on their spiritual development.

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Exploring the Golden Coast of Spain A Guide to Costa Dorada

Top Attractions and Activities to Experience in Costa Dorada

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L’Ametlla de Mar Spain Cove

L’Ametlla de Mar Spain CoveCosta Dorada Spain Spain is a stunning stretch of coastline in northeastern Spain, known for its golden beaches, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque towns and villages. One of the most popular towns along the coast is Salou, which is known for its beautiful beaches, lively nightlife, and theme parks. Families will love visiting PortAventura World, a world-renowned amusement park that features thrilling rides and attractions.

In addition to these towns, the Costa Dorada is also home to a number of other charming villages, such as Sitges, a bohemian beach town that is popular among artists and creatives, and Altafulla, a medieval village that is known for its castle and narrow, winding streets. Below are a few places that we visited while on the Cosata Dorada while based in Salou.

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Discovering the Enchanting Charms of Alicante A Spanish Coastal Gem

Top Attractions and Activities to Experience in Alicante

90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Santa Barbara Castle Harbour View

Alicante, a coastal city nestled on the southeastern coast of Spain, is a true paradise for both beach lovers and history enthusiasts. Boasting a stunning Mediterranean coastline, vibrant cultural heritage, and a delightful blend of old-world charm and modern attractions, Alicante offers an unforgettable vacation experience. In this blog, we will take you on a virtual tour of Alicante’s top tourist attractions, allowing you to indulge in the city’s unique allure. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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A Perfect Coastal Getaway in Alicante, Spain

Discovering the Allure of El Campello

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Discovering the Allure of El Campello

El Campello, located in the province of Alicante, Spain, is a charming coastal town that offers an incredible tourist experience. Situated along the Costa Blanca, El Campello boasts beautiful beaches, a rich cultural heritage, and a vibrant atmosphere. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the shores, exploring historical sites, or indulging in delicious cuisine. El Campello has something for everyone. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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The Easter procession in Santa Cruz de Alicante

Easter procession in Santa Cruz
Easter procession in Santa Cruz

Alicante Santa Cruz de Alicante Easter procession. The Holy Week Easter celebrations begin on Palm Sunday. They are giving way to a week of processions by around 30 guilds and brotherhoods. One of the most popular and emotional is the procession through the narrow, steep streets of the Santa Cruz neighbourhood, on the Wednesday before Easter Sunday. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Discover the Enchanting Charms of Mojacar Spain

Enchanting Charms of Mojácar 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Mojacar Spain

Mojacar Spain is located on the sunny coast of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is a charming and picturesque town that offers a delightful experience for tourists. Known for its stunning beaches, rich history, and traditional Andalusian charm. Mojacar is a popular destination that captures the hearts of visitors from around the world.

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Balerma Almeria Spain

Iglesia de Santiago Apostol de Guardias Viejas Balerma Almeria Spain
Iglesia de Santiago Apostol de Guardias Viejas

A visit to Balerma Almeria Spain. Balerma is a coastal village located in the province of Almería, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Situated along the Mediterranean Sea, Balerma is part of the municipality of El Ejido and is known for its picturesque beaches, agricultural activity, and relaxed atmosphere.

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Exploring the Charms of Roquetas de Mar and Aguadulce

Unveiling the Hidden Gem’s Almeria

Roquetas de Mar
Roquetas de Mar

Roquetas de Mar and Aguadulce are two charming coastal towns located in the province of Almeria. Within the Andalusian region of southern Spain. Situated along the Costa de Almeria, these two destinations are relatively close to each other. Making them easily accessible and perfect for exploring both during your visit to the area.

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Torrox Spain

Exploring the Enchanting Charm of Torrox Spain

This beautiful white village Torrox 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
This beautiful white village Torrox

Torrox is Nestled in the heart of the Costa del Sol in the Andalusian region of Spain. Torrox is a picturesque coastal town that exudes traditional Spanish charm and offers an authentic taste of Southern Spain. With its captivating blend of history. It has breathtaking landscapes and a warm Mediterranean climate. Torrox has become a hidden gem for tourists seeking a serene and culturally rich vacation. In this blog, we’ll explore the delights that await travellers in Torrox. We will uncover the top activities to enjoy in this coastal paradise.

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Torre del Mar A Coastal Paradise on the Costa del Sol

Torre del Mar Beach shops 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two
Torre del Mar Beach shops

Nestled along the stunning Costa del Sol in the Andalusian region of Spain. Torre del Mar is a coastal paradise that offers visitors a perfect blend of natural beauty, and sunny beaches. It has a laid-back Mediterranean atmosphere. With its wide sandy beaches, vibrant promenade, and rich cultural heritage. The resort has become a popular destination for both locals and tourists. Join us as we embark on a virtual journey to explore the allure of this charming town. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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Vinuela, Exploring the Tranquil Beauty of Andalusian Countryside

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Vinuela Spain European Trip

Nestled in the stunning Axarquía region of Andalusia, Spain, Viñuela is a picturesque village known for its tranquillity, natural beauty, and idyllic countryside setting. Located just a short drive from the coast, Vinuela offers a peaceful retreat away from the bustling tourist destinations. Join us as we embark on a virtual journey to explore the charms of Vinuela and discover why it’s a hidden gem worth visiting.

Vinuela Reservoir

At the heart of the village lies the impressive Vinuela Reservoir, a vast body of turquoise water surrounded by rolling hills and stunning mountain vistas. The reservoir offers breathtaking views and a peaceful ambience, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely walk or a picnic by the water’s edge. Nature enthusiasts can also enjoy birdwatching as the area is home to a variety of bird species. 90 Day Campervan European Trip Spain Part Two

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France to Spain and on To Portugal Map

The Map is just for illustration, the route is correct but not all day trips and days out while at Campsites are added. Spanish Touristboard Website

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