15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Salamanca
— 1 night
Drive
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
5
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Costa Adeje
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Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Imanart Barcelona Street Photo Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, shop like a local with Galeria La Lesia, and view the masterpieces at MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Barcelona is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then stop by Real Fabrica, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Madrid is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Salamanca

— 1 night

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, look for gifts at El Motin Del Te, then contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva).

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salamanca holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Madrid in December, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Shopping

Seville

— 2 nights

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 15th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Santa Maria de Jesus, shop like a local with Antiguedades el Museo, stop by Productos de la Sierra, then steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally make a trip to Plaza de España.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seville route planner.

Getting from Salamanca to Seville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In December, Seville is somewhat warmer than Salamanca - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

— 2 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
On the 17th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and finally get great views at Mirador Del Rio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Los Hervideros.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seville in December, things will get a bit warmer in Puerto Del Carmen: highs are around 24°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Costa Adeje, Tenerife

— 2 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Vistas. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Playa del Duque and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Costa Adeje trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 1 night

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and finally enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas day trip planning website.

Fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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.