15 days in Spain & Grantham Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Grantham Itinerary

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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Barcelona
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Santander, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Cadiz, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nerja, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Murcia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly to East Midlands Airport, Drive to Grantham
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona attractions planning site.

Nottingham, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nottingham to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nottingham in June, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santander.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Santander, Spain

— 1 night

Spain's Most Elegant City

Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peninsula of Magdalena.

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Fly from Barcelona to Santander in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in June, things will get a bit cooler in Santander: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Santander

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary website.

Getting from Santander to Madrid by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Santander in June, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Cadiz, Spain

— 1 night
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 15th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz, enjoy the sand and surf at La Caleta Beach, then stroll around Park Genoves, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tio Pepe, and finally take in the views from Puente de la Constitucion de 1812.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cadiz road trip app.

Getting from Seville to Cadiz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seville in June: highs in Cadiz hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wineries

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Ronda, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the views from Roman Bridge, explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, steep yourself in history at Casa Del Rey Moro, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor. On your second day here, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, stop by La Ciudad, and then take a stroll through Old City.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ronda online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cadiz to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Cadiz in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Ronda, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Nerja, Spain

— 1 night
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse for treasures at Nerja Book Centre, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, then make a trip to Balcony of Europe, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja online trip builder.

Drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Ronda in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nerja: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Granada, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then admire the striking features of Alhambra.

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Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Murcia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours

Murcia, Spain

— 1 night
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll around El Valle and Carrascoy, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Ntra. Sra. de la Fuensanta, then make a trip to Plaza Cardenal Belluga, and finally explore the galleries of Real Casino de Murcia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Murcia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Granada to Murcia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Murcia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Murcia

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Valencia tour planner.

Drive from Murcia to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Valencia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for Grantham on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

Grantham, United Kingdom

Grantham is a market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Woolsthorpe Manor.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grantham trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Valencia to Grantham with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valencia to Grantham due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valencia in June, you will find days in Grantham are colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grantham

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Spain travel guide

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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.