30 days in Turkey & Spain Itinerary

30 days in Turkey & Spain Itinerary

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Antalya, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly
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Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Costa Adeje, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Sevilla
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Antalya, Turkey

— 1 night
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, then take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, then stop by Kaleici, and finally explore the ancient world of Hadrian's Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City, then explore the ancient world of Aspendos Ruins and Theater, and finally admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Antalya itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiport is Antalya International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Goreme, Turkey

— 2 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Goreme Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and finally stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Goreme online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Goreme takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Antalya in June: high temperatures in Goreme hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Istanbul, Turkey

— 3 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Galata Tower. Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Istanbul Archaeological Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, and stop by Mısır Çarşısı.

Plan trip to Istanbul with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Let the collections at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and MEAM Museu Europeu d'Art Modern capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Montserrat to see Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, take in the exciting artwork at Art01 Barcelona, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Barcelona takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Barcelona is minus 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Walls of Avila and Basilica de San Vicente. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Segovia (Acueduct of Segovia & Catedral de Segovia). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo, examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, and wander the streets of Gran Via.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 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.
Let the collections at Alcazaba and Galeria Alea capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Alhambra and Basilica de San Juan de Dios are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe) and Malaga (Puerto de Málaga & Malaga Cathedral). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Royal Chapel of Granada, steep yourself in history at Generalife, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Granada day trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Granada by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Spain

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, browse the different shops at Boulevard El Faro, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then stroll through Playa de Maspalomas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Granada to Maspalomas. When traveling from Granada in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Maspalomas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Costa Adeje, Spain

— 3 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa del Duque and Playa de las Teresitas. Get in touch with nature at Masca Walk and Masca Valley. Step out of Costa Adeje with an excursion to Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria in Candelaria--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Playa de las Vistas, and kick back and relax at Playa El Medano.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

— 3 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cueva de los Verdes and Fundacion Cesar Manrique. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique and Museo Lagomar. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Del Carmen: Playa Blanca (Playa Flamingo & Montana Roja). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, stroll through Playa Grande, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Costa Adeje to Puerto Del Carmen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and finally stroll through Casa de Pilatos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then browse for treasures at Antiguedades el Museo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and finally take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seville online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in June, you will find days in Seville are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wineries

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): head off the coast to Es Vedra, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Tarida, kick back and relax at Cala Comte, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Saladeta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then examine the collection at Ibiza Museum of Contemporary Art, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Ibiza Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Seville in June, expect nights in Ibiza Town to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Serra de Tramuntana and Catedral de Mallorca. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Alcudia and Cala Millor Beach. Explore Palma de Mallorca's surroundings by going to Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca) and Cala Agulla (in Cala Ratjada). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago, kick back and relax at Calo Des Moro, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca attractions planning tool.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Spain travel guide

4.5
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.