17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Vigo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Combarro
— 1 night
Drive
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 1 night
Drive
5
La Coruna
— 1 night
Drive
6
Ferrol
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ribadeo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gijon
— 1 night
Drive
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Cangas de Onis
— 1 night
Drive
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Santander
— 2 nights
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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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder website.

Tampa, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in September, things will get a bit cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 79°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vigo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Vigo

— 2 nights
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa America, steep yourself in history at Castelo do Castro, then don't miss a visit to Cruceiro de Hio, and finally head outdoors with Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vigo trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Barcelona to Vigo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, things will get little chillier in Vigo: highs are around 74°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Combarro.

Things to do in Vigo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Combarro

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Torre de San Sadurnino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruinas de Santa Marina, then don't miss a visit to Plaza da Fonte, then make a trip to Los Horreos de Combarro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igrexa de San Roque.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Combarro travel route planner.

You can drive from Vigo to Combarro in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Combarro

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santiago de Compostela

— 1 night

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 15th (Thu), walk around Parque de la Alameda, make a trip to Hostal dos Reis Católicos, then don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, then don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, and then admire the striking features of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela online tour builder.

You can drive from Combarro to Santiago de Compostela in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites · Parks

La Coruna

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Barrio Marinero de Fontan, make a trip to Avenida da Marina, enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Finisterrae, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Riazor.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the La Coruna day trip app.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to La Coruna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ferrol.

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ferrol

— 2 nights
Ferrol, is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of San Felipe Castle, learn about all things military at Museo Naval, then see the interesting displays at Exponav, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador de la Ermita de Chamorro.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ferrol holiday planning site.

Getting from La Coruna to Ferrol by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Museums · Historic Sites

Ribadeo

— 2 nights
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Catedral de Mondonedo, examine the collection at Museo de Cuchilleria, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Molinos Mazonovo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa del Agua de Bres. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo, kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, then snap pictures at O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, and finally don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ribadeo trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ferrol to Ribadeo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gijon.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Gijon

— 1 night
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Atlantico, then kick back and relax at Playa de San Lorenzo, and finally walk around Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina).

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gijon online journey planner.

Drive from Ribadeo to Gijon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Gijon can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Cangas de Onis

— 1 night
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. On the 22nd (Thu), take in the views from Puente Romano, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador del Fito, then Head underground at Cueva de Tito Bustillo, and finally make a trip to Ermita de la guia.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cangas de Onis trip planner.

You can drive from Gijon to Cangas de Onis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cangas de Onis are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Santander.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Santander

— 2 nights

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 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peninsula of Magdalena. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Primera de El Sardinero, make a trip to Laberinto de Villapresente, then see the interesting displays at Museo de Altamira, then admire the striking features of El Capricho de Gaudi, and finally don't miss a visit to Parque Guell y Martos.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santander trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Cangas de Onis to Santander in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Santander

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Spain travel guide

4.5
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.