14 days in Spain Itinerary

14 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
Drive
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Avila
— 1 night
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Salamanca
— 1 night
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Astorga
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Las Medulas
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Lugo
Drive
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Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
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Ribadeo
Drive
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Cudillero
Drive
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Oviedo
— 2 nights
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Cangas de Onis
— 2 nights
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Santillana del Mar
— 1 night
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Laguardia
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Burgos
— 2 nights
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Segovia
— 1 night
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Madrid
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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Madrid travel planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Madrid is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Avila.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Avila

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of The Walls of Avila and then steep yourself in history at Basilica de San Vicente.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Avila online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Avila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in August, things will get a bit cooler in Avila: highs are around 36°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites

Salamanca

— 1 night

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Plaza Mayor, Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), admire the landmark architecture of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca trip planning site.

Getting from Avila to Salamanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Salamanca, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Astorga.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites

Astorga

Your day by day itinerary now includes Palacio De Gaudi. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Palacio De Gaudi.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Astorga online journey planner.

You can drive from Salamanca to Astorga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in August, expect nights in Astorga to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Medulas.

Things to do in Astorga

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Las Medulas

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Galerias de Orellan and then get great views at Mirador de Orellan.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Medulas trip planner.

You can drive from Astorga to Las Medulas in 1.5 hours. August in Las Medulas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lugo.

Things to do in Las Medulas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lugo

Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lugo tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Las Medulas to Lugo in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Medulas in August: highs in Lugo hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Santiago de Compostela

— 3 nights

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Faro de Fisterra. On the 16th (Sun), make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, then don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, and finally make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ribadeo

Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 18th (Tue), kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ribadeo online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cudillero.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Cudillero

Cudillero is a small village and municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Silencio and then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Cabo Vidio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Cudillero trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ribadeo to Cudillero in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Cudillero

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Oviedo

— 2 nights
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monte Naranco as well as Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano. On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Plaza del Fontan, stroll around Campo de San Francisco, then pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Naranco.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oviedo road trip website.

Getting from Cudillero to Oviedo by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks · Nature

Cangas de Onis

— 2 nights
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. Ruta del Cares has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): snap pictures at Puente Romano and then explore the activities along Lake Covadonga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): hike along Ruta del Cares.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cangas de Onis trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Oviedo to Cangas de Onis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Cangas de Onis, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Santillana del Mar

— 1 night
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo de la Tortura, Colegiata de Santillana del Mar, Museo de Altamira, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): Head underground at Cueva El Soplao, examine the collection at Museo de Altamira, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colegiata de Santillana del Mar, and finally examine the collection at Museo de la Tortura.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Santillana del Mar itinerary planner.

Drive from Cangas de Onis to Santillana del Mar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Santillana del Mar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Laguardia.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Laguardia

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): do a tasting at Bodegas Ysios.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Laguardia journey builder website.

Getting from Santillana del Mar to Laguardia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santillana del Mar in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Laguardia, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Laguardia

Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Burgos

— 2 nights
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo de la Evolucion Humana, Catedral De Burgos, Historic Center of Burgos, and other attractions. On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the distant past with Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Burgos vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Laguardia to Burgos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Laguardia in August, things will get a bit cooler in Burgos: highs are around 31°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Segovia.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Segovia

— 1 night

Light of Castilla

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes La Juderia, Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stop by Old City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia, then learn about all things military at Alcazar of Segovia, then make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia, and finally visit La Juderia.

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

Traveling by car from Burgos to Segovia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Burgos in August: high temperatures in Segovia hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Segovia

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Segovia to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.

Asturias travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Landmarks · Room Escape Games
With a dramatic coastline of nearly 600 beaches, a rolling countryside of deep valleys, and sleepy villages that provide a rustic backdrop, a holiday in Asturias can be as varied as you like. Fiercely proud of its ties to an ancient Celtic culture, the local population considers its part of the country the "real" Spain--this region was the only part of the country never completely conquered by the Moors. In many ways, the modern Spanish state grew right out of this unconquerable land. Today, Asturias possesses a huge number of pre-medieval attractions, many dating as far back as the 7th century. Numerous historical attractions scattered across the region’s rural landscape are World Heritage Sites, well-preserved remnants of Spain’s early Christian heritage.

Cantabria travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Zoos · Architectural Buildings
A region rich in archeological attractions, Cantabria is perhaps best known for Altamira cave, often called the "Sistine Chapel of Prehistoric Art." A land of lush vegetation and colorful artistic heritage, it’s also home to numerous nature reserves, mountain valleys, and short but very rapid rivers. Offering a little of everything, its sandy beaches and modern seaside resorts have brought about a boom in international tourism. Deeper inland, quiet country roads and an extensive network of trails offer a chance for leisurely sightseeing in this rugged region on foot, or by car or bicycle.

Basque Country travel guide

4.4
Art Museums · Beaches · Landmarks
Proud of its distinctive culture, the Basque Country is known to its local population as Euskadi or Euskal Herria, "Land of Basque Speakers." Widely regarded as one of the world’s best destinations for gastronomic itineraries, this region includes several major culinary centers, not the least of which is San Sebastián, known for its singular tapas or "pintxos," as the locals call them. The region’s big cities boast not only award-winning restaurants, but also numerous galleries, museums, and historical attractions. Beyond these urban centers, Basque culture thrives in villages dotting the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, which are home to a multitude of world-class wineries and innovative cider cellars.