10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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10 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Madrid
1
Madrid
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Aranda de Duero
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
End: Madrid

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Madrid

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To find out how to plan a trip to Madrid, use our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toBilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites

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nights
Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): shop like a local with La Ribera Market, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bilbao day trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Bilbao by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
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Room Escape Games
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Taberna Plaza Nueva ©
Taberna Plaza Nueva

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, make a trip to Peine del Viento, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo de la Mota.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia itinerary planning site .

You can take a bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Burgos.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

2
nights
Aranda de Duero

Aranda de Duero ©
Aranda de Duero is a town and municipality, capital of the Ribera del Duero comarca, in south of the province of Burgos, in Castile and León, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, then snap pictures at Puente Medieval, then do a tasting at Don Carlos Bodega Historica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Penafiel, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma, and finally admire the striking features of Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Aranda de Duero tour planner .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Aranda de Duero by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Aranda de Duero, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Aranda de Duero

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma, Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, Castillo de Penafiel, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Santa Maria ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park ©
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo, about 1 hour away. Enjoy Madrid some more: walk around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aranda de Duero to Madrid takes 2 hours. In September, Madrid is somewhat warmer than Aranda de Duero - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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