12 days in Bordeaux & Spain Itinerary

12 days in Bordeaux & Spain Itinerary

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Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Tour Pey-Berland and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip itinerary tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Bordeaux is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Bordeaux due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bordeaux, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Geologic Formation
La Grande Dune du Pilat
4.8
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World heritage site
Place de la Bourse
4.7
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Architectural Building
Tour Pey-Berland
4.4

1
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then stroll through Monte Urgull, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip app.

Getting from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.9
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Mountain
Monte Urgull
4.7

1
night
Bilbao, Spain

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 15th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Puppy, then explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip planner.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bilbao are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Bilbao

Wineries · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seville online vacation planner.

You can fly from Bilbao to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bilbao in July: high temperatures in Seville hover around 38°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Plaza de España
4.8
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World heritage site
Catedral de Sevilla
4.7

2
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 17th (Fri), make a trip to Ronda, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Alameda Del Tajo, admire the local landmark of Plaza del Socorro, admire the striking features of Casa Don Bosco, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, then steep yourself in history at Puerta de Almocabar, and finally don't miss a visit to Paseo de Blas Infante.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ronda, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): walk around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Madrid online holiday maker.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Casa Batllo
4.6
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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1

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