15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Barcelona International Airport, Drive to Platja d'Aro
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Platja d'Aro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly
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Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seville
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive to Málaga Airport, Fly to Linton

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Platja d'Aro

— 2 nights
Castell-Platja d'Aro is a municipality in the middle of the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Platja d'Aro: Cala Futadera (in Tossa de Mar) and Aigua Xelida (in Tamariu). The adventure continues: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Cala Aiguablava, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Pol Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Camino de Ronda.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Platja d'Aro trip planning website.

Linton, UK to Platja d'Aro is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Linton in August, expect Platja d'Aro to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Platja d'Aro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Platja d'Aro to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Platja d'Aro in August since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Saladeta, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cala Bassa, kick back and relax at Cala Comte, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sa Talaia, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sant Antoni de Portmany trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Barcelona to Sant Antoni de Portmany in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Sant Antoni de Portmany are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madrid vacation planner.

Fly from Sant Antoni de Portmany to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Sant Antoni de Portmany, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Seville

— 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.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville holiday maker website.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Seville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Ronda

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Ronda day trip app.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Aquavelis Water Park, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ronda in September; daily highs in Nerja reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · 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.