17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Madrid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Avila
— 1 night
Drive
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Salamanca
— 3 nights
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Segovia
— 1 night
Drive
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Toledo
— 1 night
Drive
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Seville
— 3 nights
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Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get outdoors at Playa del Alberche and Retamares Golf. Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Parque Warner Madrid in San Martin de la Vega--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, visit Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planning site.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from San Juan in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Avila.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avila

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica de San Vicente, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Mosen Rubi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Juan Bautista, then examine the collection at Convento de San Jose - Museo Teresiano, and finally contemplate the long history of Casco Historico de Avila.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Avila trip site.

Drive from Madrid to Avila in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Madrid in June; daily highs in Avila reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites · Museums

Salamanca

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Ledesma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), contemplate the long history of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Plaza de Anaya, contemplate the long history of Escuelas Menores, then contemplate the long history of Casa de las Conchas, and finally identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Arribes del Duero.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca trip planner.

Getting from Avila to Salamanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Segovia

— 1 night

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): walk around Los asientos, visit Old City, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Esteban Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Segovia day trip website.

You can take a train from Salamanca to Segovia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Segovia, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Segovia

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo

— 1 night

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo del Greco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, then cruise along Barrancas de Burujon, and finally explore the activities along Senda Ecologica de las Barrancas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then stop by Casco Historico de Toledo, then look for gifts at Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Santa Cruz.

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Traveling by car from Segovia to Toledo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Segovia, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Toledo, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Make your Cordoba itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Cordoba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Toledo in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Granada

— 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.
On the 16th (Sun), get curious at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) and then admire the verdant scenery at Los Cahorros. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Sacromonte, get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Granada visit planning website.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in June, expect nights in Granada to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Childrens Museums · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Seville

— 3 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, and then contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville online trip builder.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Side 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.