18 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

18 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

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18 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Burgos
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Valladolid
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Salamanca
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Segovia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Change things up with these side-trips from Burgos: Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma (in El Burgo de Osma), Villa Romana La Olmeda (in Pedrosa de la Vega) and Leon (Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral & La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Burgos, admire the verdant scenery at Ribera del Duero, explore the galleries of Cartuja de Miraflores, and contemplate the long history of Monasterio de las Huelgas.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Burgos is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Burgos, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a train to Valladolid.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Leon, Ribera del Duero, Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma, Iglesia Parroquial Nuestra Senora Del Rivero, Villa Romana La Olmeda
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos

3
nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Explore Valladolid's surroundings by going to Pago de Carraovejas - Finca y Bodega (in Penafiel), Finca Villacreces (in Quintanilla de Onesimo) and Catedral de Palencia (in Palencia). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas, get to know the fascinating history of Ruta del Hereje, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Escultura.

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Take a train from Burgos to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Tordesillas, Catedral de Palencia, Finca Villacreces, Iglesia Catedralicia de San Hipolito el Real, San Pedro Cultural
Highlights from your plan
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas ©
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid

6
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Historia de Automocion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis.

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Getting from Valladolid to Salamanca by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Salamanca sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

5
nights
Segovia

Segovia ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Segovia: Avila (The Walls of Avila & The Four Posts). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, appreciate the views at Valle del Clamores, take a stroll through Old City, and admire the landmark architecture of Alcazar of Segovia.

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Traveling by train from Salamanca to Segovia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Segovia when traveling from Salamanca in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Avila
Highlights from your plan
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia