10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Marbella
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Ronda
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly + Foot:  3 h 45 min
6
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Foot + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Barcelona

1
night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the next day, walk around Parc Guell and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Barcelona. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Transportation Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Fishing Charters & Tours
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then identify plant and animal life at Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Nerja Book Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Playa El Salon, look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Paseo de los Carabineros.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nerja online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Nerja in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. April in Nerja sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary ©
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary

1
night
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
On the 20th (Mon), explore by horseback at Ride Andalucia, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, then add some fun to your beach time Water Sports, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marbella road trip website.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marbella are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ride Andalucia, Eco Reserva Ojen
Highlights from your plan
Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
Speed Boats Tours

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night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 21st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, get interesting insight from Paddock Paradise Ronda, don't miss a visit to Puerta de Almocabar, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Cuenca.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ronda road trip planning app.

Take a bus from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then get outside with Parque de la Bombilla. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, head outdoors with Rock Trips Spain, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ronda in April: highs in Madrid hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque de la Bombilla ©
Parque de la Bombilla
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
On the 24th (Fri), hike along Camino del Norte, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo, and then kick back and relax at La Concha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): get outside with Penas de Aia, then kick back and relax at Basque Coast Geopark, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Ulia, and finally take some stellar pictures from Monte Urgull.

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Fly from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Monte Urgull ©
Monte Urgull
Penas de Aia ©
Penas de Aia

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