19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
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Bilbao
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santillana del Mar
— 1 night
Drive
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Ribadesella
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Baiona
— 8 nights
Drive to Santiago de Compostela Airport, Fly to Dublin Airport

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Bilbao

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the views from Puente Zubizuri, then make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, and then take a stroll through Casco Viejo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Bilbao is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Bilbao due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Bilbao: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

1
night
Santillana del Mar

Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. On the 11th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of cueva del castillo, kick back and relax at Playa de El Puntal, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colegiata de Santillana del Mar.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santillana del Mar journey maker app.

You can drive from Bilbao to Santillana del Mar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bilbao in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santillana del Mar: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ribadesella.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

2
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Ribadesella

Ribadesella is a small municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. On the 12th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ermita de la guia, enjoy the sand and surf at Bufones de Pria, and then stroll through Playa de Gulpiyuri. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, Head underground at Cueva Del Buxu, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Torimbia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ribadesella itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Santillana del Mar to Ribadesella takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ribadesella are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ribadesella

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Mondonedo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ribadeo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ribadesella to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
nights
Santiago de Compostela

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego, and kick back and relax at Praia da Lanzada.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to Santiago de Compostela takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baiona.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

8
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Baiona

Attractions like Fortaleza de Monterreal and Playa America make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baiona: Pontevedra (Plaza de la Lena, Loro Ravachol, &more), Castro de Santa Trega (in A Guarda) and Los Horreos de Combarro (in Combarro).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Baiona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Baiona takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Baiona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.