18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
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Barcelona
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Tudela
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bilbao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Santillana del Mar
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
5
Comillas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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La Coruna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Fisterra
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Vigo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Leon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
12
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Barcelona
— 2 nights
End: Barcelona

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey as well as The Magic Fountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Tudela.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

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night
Tudela

Tudela ©
Activa Experience has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see Activa Experience.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Tudela travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barcelona to Tudela. Traveling from Barcelona in August, Tudela is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Tudela

Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Activa Experience ©
Activa Experience

1
night
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On the 22nd (Thu), wander the streets of Casco Viejo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bilbao online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Tudela to Bilbao with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

few
hours
Santillana del Mar

Santillana del Mar ©
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar as well as Museo de Altamira. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo de Altamira and then pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar.

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Drive from Bilbao to Santillana del Mar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bilbao in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santillana del Mar: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Comillas.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Altamira ©
Museo de Altamira

1
night
Comillas

Comillas ©
You've now added Lake Covadonga to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Fri), admire the striking features of El Capricho de Gaudi.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Comillas online day trip planner .

Comillas is just a stone's throw from Santillana del Mar. In August in Comillas, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Comillas

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Covadonga
Highlights from your plan
Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga
El Capricho de Gaudi ©
El Capricho de Gaudi

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ribadeo attractions planner .

Drive from Comillas to Ribadeo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to La Coruna.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach

1
night
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. On the 25th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, don't miss a visit to Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then see the interesting displays at Domus, and finally don't miss a visit to Avenida de la Marina.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Coruna itinerary planner .

Drive from Ribadeo to La Coruna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in La Coruna can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fisterra.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Domus ©
Domus

few
hours
Fisterra

Fisterra
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Mar de Fora and then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra.

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Drive from La Coruna to Fisterra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Fisterra sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Fisterra

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora

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nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas and then take an in-depth tour of The City of Culture of Galicia. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque de la Alameda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte do Gozo, make a trip to Monasterio e iglesia de San Pelayo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, and finally make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Fisterra to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Vigo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fervenza do Toxa
Highlights from your plan
Parque de la Alameda ©
Parque de la Alameda
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas ©

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nights
Vigo

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vigo journey planning app .

Take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Leon.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro

1
night
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Leon.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Leon attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Vigo to Leon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Vigo in August, plan for little chillier nights in Leon, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos ©
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

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night
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Burgos travel planner .

Traveling by car from Leon to Burgos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Burgos are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas
Castillo de Burgos ©
Castillo de Burgos

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 1st (Sun), stroll around Parque del Retiro. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through La Latina, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Prado National Museum, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally shop like a local with Gran Via.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Burgos to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Burgos in September: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off toBarcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Barcelona

Barcelona
For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 21°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Barcelona

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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