11 days in Iberia Itinerary

11 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Train
2
Tarragona
— 1 night
Drive
3
Castellon de la Plana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Valencia
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Alicante
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Murcia
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 2 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.
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll around Ciutadella Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip planning site.

Edinburgh, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tarragona.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Tarragona

— 1 night
Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. On the 24th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro de Tarragona, then cool off at PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park, then ponder the design of Illuminated Fountain, and finally snap pictures at Pont del Diable.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tarragona online visit planner.

Drive from Barcelona to Tarragona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Castellon de la Plana.

Things to do in Tarragona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Castellon de la Plana

— 1 night
Castellón de la Plana, Castelló de la Plana, or simply Castellón / Castelló, is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea. On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Playa Morro de Gos and then make a splash at Aquarama.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Castellon de la Plana online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tarragona to Castellon de la Plana in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Castellon de la Plana are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Castellon de la Plana

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Valencia

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral and then engage your brain at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Castellon de la Plana to Valencia in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums

Alicante

— 2 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): meet the residents at Mundomar. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), don't miss a visit to Misteri D'Elx, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Alicante trip maker app.

You can drive from Valencia to Alicante in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Alicante are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Murcia.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Murcia

— 2 nights
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). Explore Murcia's surroundings by going to Bodegas Faelo (in Elche), Zenia Boulevard (in Orihuela) and Las Salinas de Torrevieja (in Torrevieja). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Calblanque, explore the world behind art at Cathedral de Santa Maria, make a trip to Plaza Cardenal Belluga, and get engrossed in the history at Real Casino de Murcia.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Murcia day trip app.

Getting from Alicante to Murcia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Murcia are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Murcia

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips