10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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10 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Malaga
Drive:  45​min
1
Marbella
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rute
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Nerja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Almeria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Benidorm
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  3​h
7
Sant Antoni de Portmany
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  3​h
8
Valencia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Barcelona
— 1 night
End: Barcelona

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Climbing Tours. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and finally see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, then Head underground at Pileta Caves (Cueva de la Pileta), and finally step into the grandiose world of Arab Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rute to Marbella takes 2 hours. When traveling from Rute in June, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Marbella: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Ronda, Arab Castle, Cueva de la Pileta
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Cueva de la Pileta ©
Cueva de la Pileta
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires, pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria de la Victoria.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Malaga sightseeing app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Málaga Airport, Jerez Airport and Sevilla Airport. May in Malaga sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

1
night
Rute

Rute ©
Rute is a municipality in the province of Córdoba, Spain. OcioAventura Cerro Gordo has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): relax and float downstream with OcioAventura Cerro Gordo and then examine the collection at Museo Del Turron y Frabrica de Dulces y Mantecados Garrido. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): go for a walk through Mirador del Tocon, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Carcabuey, explore the activities along Rio Bailon, then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Sierras Subbeticas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Asuncion y Angeles.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rute travel route tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barcelona to Rute. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you will find days in Rute are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are slightly colder (58°F). You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Rute

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cabra, Rio Bailon, Mirador del Tocon, Castillo de Carcabuey
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Carcabuey ©
Castillo de Carcabuey

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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. On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, get a new perspective on things with SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters, then don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach.

Plan my trip to Nerja with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Rute to Nerja in 2 hours. When traveling from Rute in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nerja: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

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Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Almeria journey planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Almeria in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nerja in June since evenings lows in Almeria dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Benidorm.

Things to do in Almeria

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Parroquia de San Pedro Apostol ©
Parroquia de San Pedro Apostol

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Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): kick back and relax at Poniente Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo, then meet the residents at Mundomar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Benidorm road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Almeria to Benidorm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo
Highlights from your plan
Poniente Beach ©
Poniente Beach
Mundomar ©
Mundomar
Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo ©

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Sant Antoni de Portmany

Sant Antoni de Portmany ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, get interesting insight from Navega Por Ibiza, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally choose your vessel at Ibiza Boat Hire.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sant Antoni de Portmany online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Benidorm to Sant Antoni de Portmany in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Navega Por Ibiza
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

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Valencia

Valencia
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valencia trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Sant Antoni de Portmany to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Scenic Drive Tours Outdoors

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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 8th (Sat): make a trip to Placa Espanya, appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll through Ciutadella Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona journey planning app .

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valencia in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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