20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
Train
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Valladolid
— 1 night
Drive
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Ourense
— 2 nights
Train
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Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Fisterra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cedeira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taramundi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Oviedo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cangas de Onis
— 1 night
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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
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Los Angeles, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Madrid is 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Madrid hover around 92°F, while lows dip to 66°F. You'll set off for Valladolid on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Valladolid

— 1 night

Land of Castles

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), do a tasting at Bodega Muelas, don't miss a visit to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Reina Juana I de Castilla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Pablo, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, and finally stroll around Campo Grande.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Valladolid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in August; daily highs in Valladolid reach 84°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Ourense

— 2 nights
Ourense is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the province of the same name in Galicia.PopulationIts population of 106,905 accounts for 30% of the population of the province and makes it the third largest city of Galicia.In 2010 there were 5,943 foreigners living in the city, representing 5.46% of the total population. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Vina Costeira, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get outside with Canon del Sil, and finally don't miss a visit to Balcones de Madrid. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ourense, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Eufemia, take in the natural beauty of Ourense Thermal Springs, then see the interesting displays at As Burgas Interpretation Centre, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally take in the views from Ponte Romana.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ourense road trip planner.

Getting from Valladolid to Ourense by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Valladolid, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ourense, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ourense

Wineries · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Santiago de Compostela

— 2 nights

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 5th (Thu), walk around Parque de la Alameda, don't miss a visit to Hostal dos Reis Católicos, then don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque De Belvis, then make a trip to Botafumeiro, and then don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela online trip planner.

Getting from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Fisterra

— 3 nights
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fisterra: Santuario da Virxe da Barca (in Muxia), Carnota (Horreo de Carnota & Playa de CARNOTA) and Dumbria (Mirador Ezaro & Cascada de Ezaro). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Playa Lagosteira, admire the landmark architecture of Castillo de San Carlos, kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora, and don't miss a visit to Cabo Vilan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Fisterra trip planner.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Fisterra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cedeira.

Things to do in Fisterra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cedeira

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Punta Candieira, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Andres de Teixido, then take in the awesome beauty at Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, and finally get great views at Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador da Miranda, get outside with Cabo Ortegal, head outdoors with Acantilados de Loiba, then get outside with Estaca de Bares, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Moeche.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cedeira visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Fisterra to Cedeira takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Taramundi.

Things to do in Cedeira

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Taramundi

— 3 nights
Taramundi is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Taramundi side-trips: Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira (in Santa Eulalia de Oscos), Museo Etnografico de Grandas de Salime (in Grandas de Salime Municipality) and Cascada A Seimeira de Vilagocende (in Fonsagrada). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo Molinos Mazonovo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Martin, admire the striking features of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Finca Galea.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Taramundi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cedeira to Taramundi takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Oviedo.

Things to do in Taramundi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oviedo

— 2 nights
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Lorenzo, and finally walk around Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, then make a trip to Plaza del Fontan, then admire the striking features of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, and finally meet the residents at Bioparc Acuario de Gijon.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Oviedo online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Taramundi to Oviedo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Oviedo sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cangas de Onis

— 1 night
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): snap pictures at Puente Romano, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Gulpiyuri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bufones de Pria. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cueva de Tito Bustillo, explore the striking landscape at Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, then Head underground at Cueva Del Buxu, then explore the activities along Lake Covadonga, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario De Covadonga.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cangas de Onis trip planner.

Getting from Oviedo to Cangas de Onis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cangas de Onis can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Province of A Coruna travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Lighthouses
Explore the small but energetic towns along the coastline of A Coruña Province, and you may wonder why tourism hasn’t exploded in the northwestern section of the country. This often-ignored area of wild beauty is where the sea meets the land in the most dramatic of ways. The Atlantic Ocean’s powerful waves break against the lofty cliffs of this untamed region, with numerous unspoiled beaches presenting secluded oases of tranquility. This land is an ideal destination for a holiday off the well-trodden tourist path, featuring an attractive landscape of fishing villages, traditional lighthouses, and gentle dunes.