18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Akureyri
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Albacete
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Benidorm
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Akureyri

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Family-friendly places like Parque del Retiro and Royal Palace of Madrid will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid holiday app.

Akureyri, Iceland to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Akureyri to Madrid is 1 hour. When traveling from Akureyri in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Albacete.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Casa de Campo ©
Casa de Campo

1
night
Albacete

Albacete ©
Albacete is a city and municipality in the Spanish autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha, and capital of the province of Albacete. On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Pasaje de Lodares, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de la Plaza del Altozano, and then find something for the whole family at Feria de Albacete.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albacete trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Albacete takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Benidorm.

Things to do in Albacete

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Feria de Albacete ©
Feria de Albacete
Pasaje de Lodares ©
Pasaje de Lodares
Jardines de la Plaza del Altozano ©
Jardines de la Plaza del Altozano

3
nights
Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Attractions like Mundomar and Playa de San Juan make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Benidorm: Locus Fugae (in Alicante), Cala de Llebeig (in Benitachell) and Banos de la Reina en Xabia (in Javea). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Levante and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Higuera.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Benidorm online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Albacete to Benidorm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and tram. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Albacete in June since evenings lows in Benidorm dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Alicante, Banos de la Reina en Xabia, Cala Higuera, Cala Del Pinets, Cala de Llebeig
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Mundomar ©
Mundomar
Playa de Levante ©
Playa de Levante
Playa de San Juan ©
Playa de San Juan

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, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, cool off at Isla Magica, and admire the striking features of Plaza de Santa Marta.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seville tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Benidorm to Seville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutadella Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

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Traveling by flight from Seville to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in June, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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