59 days in Spain & Bayonne Itinerary

59 days in Spain & Bayonne Itinerary

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Bus to Sydney, Fly to Madrid
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Madrid, Spain
— 12 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 11 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 11 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 9 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 7 nights
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Bayonne, France
— 7 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 12 nights

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 (Antica Roma Anticuario, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (House Museum of Antonio Machado, Alcazar of Segovia, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Canberra, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 31-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In January, Madrid is colder than Canberra - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 11 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Ronda (Roman Bridge, Baños Arabes, &more) and Cordoba (Jewish Quarter (Juderia), Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seville online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in January, with highs in Seville at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 11 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Cala Finestrat Beach (in Finestrat), Alicante (Explanada de Espana, Plaza de Gabriel Miro, &more) and Benidorm (Balcon del Mediterraneo, El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, soak away your stress at Le Petit Hammam Gandia, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia, and get a sense of history and politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Valencia trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 9 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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route maker.

Fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in February, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 7 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ollauri (Bodega Conde de los Andes & Bodega Valenciso), Parapente Bizkaia (in Sopelana) and Bilbao (Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum, San Mames Stadium, &more). Dedicate the 15th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayonne.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bayonne, France

— 7 nights
Bayonne is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayonne: Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Promenade Jacques Thibaud, &more), Ferme d'Agerria (in Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue) and Hendaye (Plage d'Hendaye & Chateau Observatoire Abbadia). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium de Biarritz, don't miss a visit to Port des Pecheurs, and explore the fascinating underground world of Les Grottes de Sare.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bayonne travel planner.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bayonne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Bayonne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayonne

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.