12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Cadiz
1
Cadiz
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Segovia
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Valladolid
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Oviedo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Cadiz

2
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Popular historic sites such as Catedral de Cadiz and Oatorio de San Felipe Neri are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia and Museum of Cadiz. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at El Palmar, make a trip to Torre Tavira, explore the galleries of Yacimiento Arqueologico Gadir, and pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio de La Santa Cueva.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cadiz tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airports are Jerez Airport, Sevilla Airport and Málaga Airport. In October, daytime highs in Cadiz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Segovia.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
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La Caleta Beach ©
La Caleta Beach
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz

2
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Segovia

Segovia ©
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 28th (Mon): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral, and then steep yourself in history at La Muralla de Segovia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take a stroll through Old City, examine the collection at House Museum of Antonio Machado, learn about all things military at Alcazar de Segovia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Antonio El Real.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Segovia trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cadiz to Segovia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cadiz in October, with highs in Segovia at 23°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Valladolid.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real ©
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real

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nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
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.
On the 30th (Wed), stroll around Campo Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Escultura, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Pablo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa María de la Antigua, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor de Valladolid. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Penafiel, brush up on your military savvy at Academia de Caballeria, then explore the world behind art at Fundacion Alberto Jimenez-Arellano Alonso, and finally get engrossed in the history at Colegio de San Gregorio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Valladolid itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Segovia to Valladolid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Segovia in October, Valladolid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Valladolid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Castillo de Penafiel
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid
Castillo de Penafiel ©
Castillo de Penafiel

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nights
Oviedo

Oviedo
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel de Lillo, don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Julian de los Prados, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Lorenzo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, then take a stroll through Calle Uria, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oviedo day trip app .

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Oviedo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Valladolid in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Oviedo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Playa de San Lorenzo, Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) ©

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de San Fructuoso, contemplate the long history of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Miguel dos Agros, then see the interesting displays at Museo das Peregrinacións, and finally examine the collection at Museo Catedralicio. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and then kick back and relax at Praia da Lanzada.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela day trip site .

Traveling by car from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Oviedo in November, Santiago de Compostela is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Lanzada, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Igreja de San Fructuoso ©
Igreja de San Fructuoso

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