20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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20 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary planning app .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barcelona is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Barcelona. Traveling from San Juan in July, expect Barcelona to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at San Telmo Museoa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zurriola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Guipuzkoa, take advantage of the amenities at Ondarreta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia visit planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, things will get little chillier in San Sebastian - Donostia: highs are around 29°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach
Ondarreta Beach ©
Ondarreta Beach

2
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, then examine the collection at Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de los Santos Juanes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with San Mames Stadium and then explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bilbao road trip app .

Take a bus from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Salamanca.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
Iglesia de San Nicolas ©
Iglesia de San Nicolas

3
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, deepen your understanding at Universidad de Salamanca, get outside with Bikecicletas Salamanca, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa de las Conchas.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salamanca journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Salamanca takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bilbao in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salamanca, with highs around 37°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, and ponder the design of Plaza de Cibeles.

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Getting from Salamanca to Madrid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Madrid when traveling from Salamanca in July, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
nights
Seville

Seville ©
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and brush up on your military savvy at Torre del Oro.

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Las Aceiterias, then look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Palace of Carlos V, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then let the river carry you with Rafting SaltaRios.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Adventure Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©

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