26 days in Spain Itinerary

26 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel route maker

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Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly
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Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive
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Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 3 nights
Bus to Malaga, Fly to Riyadh

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Barcelona

— 5 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona road trip website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in February; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, shop like a local with Gran Via, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid sightseeing planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria

— 3 nights

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Playa del Ingles (Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas & Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria), Buceo Agaete (in Agaete) and Casa del Queso (in Guia). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Dobrev Wellness and Massage, see the interesting displays at Casa-Museo Perez Galdos, visit Vegueta, and get a dose of the wild on Walk In Gran Canaria - Day Tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria online trip builder.

Getting from Madrid to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Seville

— 3 nights

City of Towers

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, visit Triana, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in February, things will get slightly colder in Seville: highs are around 18°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Spas

Ronda

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and visit Old City.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda journey maker website.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Malaga

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Nerja (Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Balcony of Europe, &more) and Experience Box Spain (in Marbella). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Malaga, see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, and contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Malaga tour planner.

Drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Malaga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Granada

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, then don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Malaga in February; daily highs in Granada reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · 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.