31 days in Spain Itinerary

31 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 6 nights
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Salamanca
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 4 nights
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Ronda
— 4 nights
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Nerja
— 2 nights
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Alicante
— 3 nights
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more) and Segovia (Real Casa de la Moneda, Acueduct of Segovia, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Madrid is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in November, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

3
nights
Salamanca

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), and see the interesting displays at Museo de la Historia de Automocion.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salamanca trip builder.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Madrid in November, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums

4
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seville driving holiday planner.

Getting from Salamanca to Seville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salamanca in November: high temperatures in Seville hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks

4
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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: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, don't miss a visit to Ronda, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ronda trip maker site.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Ronda, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

2
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Nerja

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 6th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Nerja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Paseo de los Carabineros, don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, then enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, then stroll through Papagayo Beach, and finally look for gifts at Nerja Book Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in December, expect Nerja to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

3
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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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, visit Albayzin, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Granada, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours

3
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Alicante

City of Sun

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.
Explore Alicante's surroundings by going to Playa de Levante (in Benidorm), Altea (Altea Natural, La Objiteca Design Store, &more) and Elche (Museo del Palmeral Huerto de San Placido, Bodegas Faelo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at El Palmeral, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), and make a trip to Explanada de Espana.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alicante itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Granada in December, with highs in Alicante at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

5
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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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona travel app.

Getting from Alicante to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Alicante in December, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wineries

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.