13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Vielha
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Tudela
— 1 night
Drive
4
Teruel
Drive
5
Cuenca
— 1 night
Drive
6
Campo de Criptana
Drive
7
Granada
— 4 nights
Fly
8
Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Barcelona

— 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Wed), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In December, Barcelona is colder than San Juan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vielha.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Vielha

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): hit the slopes at Skicenter Baqueira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): stop by Cava Beso, get outside with Saut Deth Pish, pause for some serene contemplation at Esglesia de Sant Miquel, then see the interesting displays at Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull, and finally examine the collection at Centre de Romanic de la Vall de Boi.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vielha tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Vielha in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tudela.

Things to do in Vielha

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tudela

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza de los Fueros, admire nature's extreme beauty at Bardenas Reales, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Santa Maria de Tudela.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tudela travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vielha to Tudela takes 4 hours. In January in Tudela, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Teruel.

Things to do in Tudela

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Teruel

Teruel is a city in Aragon, located in eastern Spain, and is also the capital of Teruel Province. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Fundacion Amantes de Teruel, then don't miss a visit to Torre Mudéjar de El Salvador, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Torico.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Teruel driving holiday app.

You can drive from Tudela to Teruel in 3 hours. Traveling from Tudela in January, things will get a bit warmer in Teruel: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cuenca.

Cuenca

— 1 night
Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. To find out how to plan a trip to Cuenca, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Teruel to Cuenca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for Campo de Criptana on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Campo de Criptana

Campo de Criptana is a municipality and town in the province of Ciudad Real in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mulini a Vento, then take in the pleasant sights at Sierra de los molinos, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Campo de Criptana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cuenca to Campo de Criptana takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Campo de Criptana can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Campo de Criptana

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Granada

— 4 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Nerja (La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and wander the streets of Albayzin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Granada online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Campo de Criptana to Granada takes 3.5 hours. In January in Granada, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Barcelona

— 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

On the 8th (Sat), look for gifts at Casa Gispert, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
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.