18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Akureyri
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Valencia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Benidorm
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Alicante
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Seville
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
6
Toledo
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
7
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Akureyri

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Family-friendly places like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutadella Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Akureyri, Iceland to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Akureyri to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Akureyri in June: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 6th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanografic Valencia and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Valencia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Benidorm.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

2
nights
Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
On the 7th (Sun), test your team's savvy at Lockdown Escape Room and then meet the residents at Mundomar. On the next day, kick back and relax at Cala Denia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Grava, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala de Llebeig, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Del Pinets.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Benidorm travel planner.

You can drive from Valencia to Benidorm in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Benidorm can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de la Grava, Cala Denia, Cala Del Pinets, Cala de Llebeig
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Mundomar ©
Mundomar
Lockdown Escape Room ©
Lockdown Escape Room

1
night
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Playa de San Juan, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, and then partake in some friendly competition at Locus Fugae.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alicante trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Benidorm to Alicante takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a tram. In June in Alicante, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa de San Juan ©
Playa de San Juan
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante
Locus Fugae ©
Locus Fugae

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Santa Marta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville tour planner.

Getting from Alicante to Seville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a stroll through Casco Historico de Toledo, don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, don't miss a visit to Custodia de Arfe, then examine the collection at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo de Santa Cruz. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Church of Santo Tomé, see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco, then see the interesting displays at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, and finally catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Toledo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seville to Toledo by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. June in Toledo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque del Retiro and Zoo Aquarium de Madrid. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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Traveling by train from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid ©
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid

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