7 Day Itinerary in Platja d'AroEdit This
Platja d’Aro is quite a popular tourist attraction along the coast of Spain, but more so in the summer months. More tourists visit Platja d’Aro during the summer months because of it being a coastal town; the warm months mean time spent on the beaches. To help make your vacation in Platja d’Aro go smoothly you might find an itinerary useful. Here is a Platja d’Aro Itinerary that you can use on your trip.
Day 1 - Doll Museum of Castell D’Aro
This museum has one of the most extensive doll collections in the world. It first opened in 1997 when Josefina Teixidor donated her doll collection to the museum to help people see other countries' ways of life and culture through dolls. Nues Borrell’s collection is also on display in the museum on the first floor. The Doll Museum is opened during the summer Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 11 a. m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. You can visit the museum free of charge.
Day 2 - Benedormiens Castle
The castle is an important piece of history in the area; it can be documented back to 1041. In 1983, the rooms of the castle were fully restored to their original state. The one thing that you need to keep in mind is that the castle can only be visited on days when an art exhibit is on display or by the guided tour of the old center of Castell d’Aro. The tour is conducted on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Day 3 - S’Argaro Viejo
This guided tour is offered on Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m.. This tour provides you with a tour of the coastal path of S’Agaro, which allows you to look at some of the most beautiful buildings the town has to offer, and you get the view of the ocean.
Day 4 - Beaches
Platja d’Aro is a beach resort, so it only makes sense that you spend at least 1 day at the beach. There are miles of beaches that you can visit, but there are only 7 beaches to choose from. The main beach is the most crowded, but that is because of its location near the tourist services the town has to offer. Each beach has something unique to offer, so be sure to check them out before making a final choice.
Day 5 - Shopping
Tourists love to shop and Platja d’Aro has numerous shops to help meet the tourists’ needs. One of the best places to go shopping in Platja d’Aro is along Av. De S’Agaro. Along this main street, you will find all varieties of stores, including souvenir shops and clothing stores. The main street also branches off to several side streets that are home to numerous shops and boutiques.
Day 6 - Saint Mary’s Church
If you are interested in looking at old style architecture Saint Mary’s Church is a great place to go, or even if you just like visiting churches the church is a "must see." Although the church no longer has any trace left of the original chapel that has been dated back to 1078, you can still enjoy the Gothic style design of the church and take a tour of its grounds.
Day 7 - Fortified Farmhouse
The city has numerous farmhouses that are interesting to visit because many of them were fortified during the 15th to 17th centuries to protect the owners from pirate raids. Some of the more noteworthy farmhouses to visit are La Torre Seguera, Can Xifra and Mas Pouplana.
March 04, 2010 change by shomer