12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Adeje, Tenerife

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa Fanabe and Playa de las Teresitas. Visit Playa de las Vistas and Playa Del Duque for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Teide National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Adeje vacation builder .

Newark, USA to Adeje is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Adeje, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de las Vistas, Playa de las Teresitas, Teide National Park
Highlights from your plan
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque

1
night
Seville

Seville ©
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 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, and then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral de Sevilla.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Adeje to Seville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Adeje to Seville due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Adeje, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Retiro Park, then view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid visit planner .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Madrid, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, look for gifts at De Mil Amores, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza, and finally wander the streets of Dalt Vila.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Ibiza Town to be a bit warmer, around 73°F, while days are little chillier, around 86°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Playa Cala Salada
Highlights from your plan
Playa Cala Salada ©
Playa Cala Salada
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Golf Fantasia, take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, then step into the grandiose world of Bellver Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca online itinerary maker .

Fly from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Ibiza Town in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Palma de Mallorca, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Golf Fantasia, Serra de Tramuntana, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 24th (Sat), stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then take in the pleasant sights at Passeig de Gracia, and finally indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planner.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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