16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
Train
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Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, stroll through Playa de la Alberquilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Torrecilla. On the next day, kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and finally stroll through Playa El Playazo.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nerja online travel planner.

Mumbai, India to Nerja is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Nerja, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: highs in Nerja hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Ronda

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, Head underground at Cueva del Gato, then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, then shop like a local with Scott Simpson Fine Art, and finally ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda.

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You can drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

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 (Fri), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades el Museo, then steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Seville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

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 17th (Sun), stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Gran Via, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally walk around Casa de Campo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madrid route planner.

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 19th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, then see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally stroll through Platja de ses Salines. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Puerto de San Miguel, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala S'Illot des Rencli, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala de Sant Vicent, and finally stroll through Cala Comte.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ibiza Town sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in May since evenings lows in Ibiza Town dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 5 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.
For shopping fun, head to La Boqueria or Passeig de Gracia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Begemot Art & Fashion Gallery. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Camino de Ronda in S'Agaro, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.