16 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 3 nights
Drive
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Bus to Disco Benidorm, Train to Altea
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Altea, Spain
— 3 nights
Train to Disco Benidorm, Bus to Valencia
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Malaga, Spain

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, and then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Malaga tour itinerary planner.

Moscow, Russia to Malaga is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in June: high temperatures in Malaga hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Gibraltar is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, and visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point.

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Getting from Malaga to Gibraltar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from Malaga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gibraltar, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Malaga, Spain

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Nerja (Balcony of Europe, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, &more), Ronda (Museo Lara, El Tajo de Ronda, &more) and Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena). Enjoy Malaga some more: contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Malaga day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Gibraltar in July, you will find days in Malaga are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then pick up some local products at Mercado Colon, and then see the interesting displays at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Malaga to Valencia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Altea.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Museums

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Altea, Spain

Altea is a town and municipality located in the province of Alicante, Spain, north of Alicante on the section of Mediterranean coast called the Costa Blanca.At present, the economy of Altea is based on tourism, which started to grow in the 1950s because of its good weather, beaches and the labyrinthine streets with whitewashed house-fronts that characterize the town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Altea: Playa Gandia (in Playa de Gandia), Denia (Aventura Pata Negra Denia & Denia Castle and Archaeological Museum) and La Mata Beach (in Torrevieja). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Casco antiguo de altea and trek along Peñón de Ifac Natural Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Altea trip planner.

Getting from Valencia to Altea by combination of bus and train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Altea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Valencia, Spain

City of Mediterranean Light

Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral and then see the interesting displays at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Valencia online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Altea to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Museums

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo and then admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Barcelona route planner.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.