11 days in Iberia Itinerary

11 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

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Drive to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Fly to Alicante International Airport
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Alicante
— 3 nights
Drive
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Murcia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 2 nights
Fly to Madrid, Train to Valladolid
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Valladolid
— 2 nights
Train
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Segovia
— 1 night
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Drive to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Fly to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Drive to Potenza

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Alicante

— 3 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.
Explore Alicante's surroundings by going to Benidorm (Placa del Castell, El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Explanada de Espana, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara, and get engrossed in the history at MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alicante journey builder site.

Potenza, Italy to Alicante is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Murcia.

Things to do in Alicante

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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). On the 6th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de las Flores, admire the landmark architecture of Episcopal Palace of Murcia, admire the masterpieces at Cathedral de Santa Maria, then make a trip to Plaza Cardenal Belluga, and finally explore the galleries of Real Casino de Murcia. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque de Las Naciones, buy something for everyone on your list at Zenia Boulevard, then see the interesting displays at Museo Del Teatro Romano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Mayor.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Murcia itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Murcia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Murcia can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Murcia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Marbella

— 2 nights

Spanish Riviera

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): visit Marbella Old Town, then get outside with Experience Box Spain, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Banus Marina, and finally stroll around Parque De La Paloma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga, then explore the galleries of Alcazaba, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, and finally steep yourself in history at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marbella trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Murcia to Marbella takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Valladolid.

Things to do in Marbella

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Valladolid

— 2 nights

Land of Castles

A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll around Campo Grande, examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Escultura, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pablo, then admire the striking features of Palacio de Santa Cruz, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor de Valladolid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Farmacia y Medicina de Palencia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Palencia, then have fun and explore at San Pedro Cultural, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodegas Protos.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid day trip planning tool.

Getting from Marbella to Valladolid by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marbella in January, with highs in Valladolid at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Segovia

— 1 night

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador del Alcazar y los dos Valles, make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Segovia, then take a stroll through Old City, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Segovia tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Valladolid to Segovia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Valladolid in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Segovia, with lows around 4°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites