11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Los Cristianos, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Malaga
— 2 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto


Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Compania de la Galleta, take a stroll through Vegueta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Casa de Colon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Maspalomas is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. In January, Maspalomas is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Cristianos.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Los Cristianos, Tenerife

— 3 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa de las Vistas and Masca Walk. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Fanabe and Playa del Duque.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Cristianos trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Los Cristianos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Los Cristianos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

— 3 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Papagayo Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surf Spot Famara and Playa Grande. Take a break from Puerto Del Carmen with a short trip to Montana Roja in Playa Blanca, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chica, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and get great views at Mirador Del Rio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen vacation app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Cristianos to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips


— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 22nd (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, then pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, and finally delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Malaga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Malaga, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Spain travel guide

Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.