15 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

15 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

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15 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6​h
1
Segovia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Salamanca
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Valladolid
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Leon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Burgos
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Walls of Avila in Avila (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, wander the streets of Old City, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Segovia.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Segovia trip itinerary maker site .

Manchester, UK to Segovia is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in Segovia hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Walls of Avila
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Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia, ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salamanca holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Segovia to Salamanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Segovia in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Salamanca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Valladolid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Escultura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pablo, then don't miss a visit to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas, and finally stroll around Campo Grande.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Valladolid tour planner.

Take a train from Salamanca to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Valladolid, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Leon.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas
Highlights from your plan
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas ©
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. You've now added El Transcantabrico to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Guias Legio, contemplate the long history of Plaza Del Grano, and take in the spiritual surroundings of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leon trip app .

Getting from Valladolid to Leon by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Leon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos ©
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

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nights
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Get out of town with these interesting Burgos side-trips: Catedral de Palencia (in Palencia), San Pedro Cultural (in Becerril de Campos) and Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo (in Orbaneja del Castillo). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral De Burgos, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Evolucion Humana, tee off at Club De Golf Lerma, and appreciate the views at Ribera del Duero.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Burgos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Leon to Burgos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Burgos sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo, Ribera del Duero, Club De Golf Lerma, Catedral de Palencia, Castillo Fuentes De Valdepero
Highlights from your plan
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores
Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo ©
Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo