8 days in Maidstone & Salou Itinerary

8 days in Maidstone & Salou Itinerary

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Salou, Spain
— 4 nights

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Maidstone, United Kingdom

Maidstone ©
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dover Castle and Leeds Castle. Explore Maidstone's surroundings by going to Crypt of St. Leonard (in Hythe), Roman Painted House (in Dover) and Canterbury Cathedral (in Canterbury). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kent Owl Academy, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape, experience rural life at Kent Life, and test your problem-solving skills at The Panic Room.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maidstone road trip site.

London to Maidstone is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. May in Maidstone sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salou.

Things to do in Maidstone

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle

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Salou, Spain

Salou ©

Nightlife Capital of the Costa Dorada

Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Illuminated Fountain and Llevant Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salou: Montserrat (Santa Cueva de Montserrat, Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Avenida Jaume I, kick back and relax at Cala de la Font, tour the pleasant surroundings at Capellans Beach, and take in the waterfront at Paseo Maritimo.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salou itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Maidstone to Salou takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Maidstone to Salou, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Maidstone in May; daily highs in Salou reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Illuminated Fountain ©
Illuminated Fountain
Llevant Beach ©
Llevant Beach