33 days in Zaragoza & Alicante Itinerary

33 days in Zaragoza & Alicante Itinerary

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Zaragoza
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Alicante
— 30 nights
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Zaragoza
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Zaragoza

— 1 night

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Felix, pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra, and then steep yourself in history at Puente de Piedra. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Pilar, and finally pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza travel itinerary planner.

Bilbao to Zaragoza is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Bilbao, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zaragoza, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Alicante.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alicante

— 30 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castillo de Santa Barbara and Guadalest Valley. Explore Alicante's surroundings by going to Elche (Parque Municipal, Palmeral of Elche, &more), Guadalest (Museo Etnologico Casa tipica del siglo XVIII, El Castell de Guadalest, &more) and Benidorm (Aqua Natura, Terra Mitica, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, explore the ancient world of Yacimiento arqueologico Lucentum, and admire the natural beauty at El Palmeral.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alicante trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Alicante in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zaragoza in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Alicante, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Zaragoza

— 1 night

City of Four Cultures

On the 1st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Belchite, then admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja, then don't miss a visit to El Tubo, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Room60 Zaragoza Room escape.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Alicante to Zaragoza takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Alicante in September, Zaragoza is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites · Fun & Games