18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Alcudia, Majorca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Ciutadella, Menorca
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
6
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, explore the activities along Retiro Park, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. On the next day, make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Madrid. Traveling from Sydney in September, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 29th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Caleta del Marrajo, and then stop by Otro Mar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): make a splash at Acua Water Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Corralejo tour itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Madrid to Corralejo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Madrid to Corralejo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in September, Corralejo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caleta del Marrajo, Otro Mar
Highlights from your plan
Acua Water Park ©
Acua Water Park
Caleta del Marrajo ©
Caleta del Marrajo
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Agustin, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de San Agustin ©
Playa de San Agustin

1
night
Alcudia, Majorca

Alcudia
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Cala Agulla and then wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Cala Molins, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Es Colomer Formentor, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Port de Pollenca Beach.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alcudia trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Alcudia in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Alcudia when traveling from Maspalomas in October, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Alcudia

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Port de Pollenca, Cala Molins, Cala Agulla, Mirador Es Colomer Formentor
Highlights from your plan
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Cala Agulla ©
Cala Agulla
Alcudia Old Town ©
Alcudia Old Town

2
nights
Ciutadella, Menorca

Ciutadella ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, delve into the distant past at Taula de Trepuco, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Menorca a Caballo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Naveta des Tudons, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Son Bou.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ciutadella online road trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Alcudia to Ciutadella in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Taula de Trepuco, Menorca a Caballo, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Son Bou
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Son Bou ©
Playa de Son Bou
Menorca a Caballo ©
Menorca a Caballo
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Magic Fountain (Font Magica), pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Ciutadella Park, then appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ciutadella to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cala Comte and S'Arenal Petit. Step out of Ibiza Town to go to Sant Vicent de sa Cala and see Cala de Sant Vicent, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza, stroll through Cala d'en Serra Beach, enjoy some diversion at Kentucky Derby, and enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ibiza Town sightseeing site .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Kentucky Derby, Cueva de Can Marca, S'Arenal Petit, Cala Comte
Highlights from your plan
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
S'Arenal Petit ©
S'Arenal Petit

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