38 days in Spain Itinerary

38 days in Spain Itinerary

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Granada
— 2 nights
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Nerja
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 3 nights
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Playa de las Americas
— 4 nights
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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Valencia
— 4 nights
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Torrevieja
— 4 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Lloret de Mar
— 3 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
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Granada

— 2 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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, wander the streets of Sacromonte, and soak away your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip planning site.

London, UK to Granada is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Granada, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Granada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods · Baths

Nerja

— 3 nights
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 20th (Sun), kick back and relax at Playa El Salon, then stroll through Burriana Beach, and then kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirador del Cementerio Redondo.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nerja travel site.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Nerja are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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: make a trip to Plaza de España, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seville attractions tool.

Getting from Nerja to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Playa de las Americas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Playa de las Americas

— 4 nights

Party Capital of Tenerife

Known around the world as a hotspot for beach life and vibrant night culture, Playa de las Américas remains one of the most-visited vacation resorts in the Canary Islands.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Mon) at Siam Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Atsa, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas, cool off at Aqualand Costa Adeje, and admire the local landmark of Light and Music Fountain.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Playa de las Americas route builder website.

You can fly from Seville to Playa de las Americas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or 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 Seville to Playa de las Americas. When traveling from Seville in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Playa de las Americas: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.

Things to do in Playa de las Americas

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Playa de las Americas to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Playa de las Americas in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Valencia

— 4 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de la Virgen, make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia holiday site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Torrevieja.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Torrevieja

— 4 nights
Torrevieja is a seaside city and municipality located on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alacant, in south Valencian Country. Venture out of the city with trips to Elche (Playa El Carabassi, Basilica de Santa Maria, &more) and Isla de Tabarca (in Santa Pola). And it doesn't end there: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, cool off at Aquopolis Torrevieja, kick back and relax at La Mata Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Salinas de Torrevieja.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Torrevieja online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Valencia to Torrevieja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Torrevieja

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo) and Platja d'es Trenc (in Campos). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, indulge in some culinary diversions at Mallorca Urban Adventures, get to know the fascinating history of Banos Arabes, and take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Torrevieja to Palma de Mallorca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, tram, train, and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Palma de Mallorca are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 4 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 striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route planner.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lloret de Mar.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Lloret de Mar

— 3 nights
Lloret de Mar is a Mediterranean coastal town in Catalonia, Spain. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Tue) at Water World Lloret. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town), take an in-depth tour of Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of Sant Roma, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fenals Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lloret de Mar attractions planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Lloret de Mar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Sebastian - Donostia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Get out of town with these interesting San Sebastian - Donostia side-trips: Bilbao (Guggenheim Museum Bilbao & Puente Zubizuri). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, visit Parte Vieja, stroll through La Concha Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lloret de Mar to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lloret de Mar in July, you will find days in San Sebastian - Donostia are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Tours · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.

Tenerife travel guide

4.1
Water Parks · Beaches · Aquariums
Tenerife is the largest and most populous of the seven Canary Islands. With its abundance of sun-warmed beaches, deep gorges, dramatic cliffs, dense forests, and lush valleys filled with thriving banana plantations, the island offers an impressive variety of things to do: snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, and cycling. You can even spelunk in the island’s volcanic caves and tunnels, among the largest in the world. Tenerife is also known for its nightlife, attracting thousands of weekend revelers from nearby European countries. The island is highly urbanized, though there are still pockets where visitors can enjoy the distinctive local culture and sightseeing at a slower pace.