30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
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Javea
— 2 nights
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Elche
— 1 night
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Granada
— 1 night
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Nerja
— 4 nights
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Marbella
— 3 nights
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Ronda
— 4 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights

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Madrid

Madrid ©

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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Madrid is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©

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 striking features of Casa Batllo, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Change things up with a short trip to S'Arenal Gros in Portinatx (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala d'en Serra Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Javea.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte

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Javea

Javea ©
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. On the 11th (Fri), kick back and relax at Banos de la Reina en Xabia, kick back and relax at Cala de Portixol, and then see things from the water with Siesta Advisor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cala Denia, head outdoors with La Cova Tallada, then test your team's savvy at Project X Escape Rooms, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Prim, and finally stroll through Playa de la Grava.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Javea trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ibiza Town to Javea in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Javea sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Elche.

Things to do in Javea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Siesta Advisor ©
Siesta Advisor
Cala de Portixol ©
Cala de Portixol
Project X Escape Rooms ©
Project X Escape Rooms

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Elche

Elche ©
Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): indulge your senses at Bodegas Faelo, take some stellar pictures from Torre de la Calahorra, then stroll around Palmeral of Elche, then head outdoors with Parque Municipal, and finally make a trip to Misteri D'Elx.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Elche trip website.

Traveling by car from Javea to Elche takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Elche are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Elche

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Misteri D'Elx ©
Misteri D'Elx
Bodegas Faelo ©
Bodegas Faelo
Parque Municipal
Parque Municipal

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Granada

Granada ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, get in touch with nature with Gualay Aventura, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Elche to Granada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Elche in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Gualay Aventura ©
Gualay Aventura
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Torre del Mar (Aquavelis Water Park & Torrenigma Escape Room). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, and explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Nerja day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Nerja sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Torrenigma Escape Room ©
Torrenigma Escape Room
Aquavelis Water Park ©
Aquavelis Water Park

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Marbella

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Castillo de la Duquesa (in Manilva), Malaga (Malaga Feria & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). There's lots more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, ride a horse along Ride Andalucia, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Guadalmina, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Marbella when traveling from Nerja in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Velero Intrepido ©
Velero Intrepido
Malaga Feria ©
Malaga Feria

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Ronda

Ronda ©

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: take a memorable tour with TopBuggy, take in the views from Puente Nuevo, cross one thing off your bucket list with Volar Andalucia, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Ronda sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
TopBuggy ©
TopBuggy
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

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Seville

Seville ©

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.
On the 26th (Sat), take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Seville vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

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

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Maspalomas is known for nightlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Gran Massage - Massage Gran Canaria Maspalomas Playa del Ingles, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and make a splash at Amadores Fun Park.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seville in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Maspalomas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canary Diving Adventures ©
Canary Diving Adventures
Parapark Gran Canaria ©
Parapark Gran Canaria

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