20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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20 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  18​h
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kelowna

3
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona driving holiday planning tool .

Kelowna, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, stop by Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea, and then take a stroll through Albayzin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Mayor de Granada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral and Royal Chapel, then admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Granada online attractions planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Granada is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Torrecilla, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and explore the striking landscape at Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip builder website .

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nerja are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa del Molino de Papel ©
Playa del Molino de Papel

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

3
nights
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 parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and get outside with Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seville trip builder website .

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid online tour planner .

You can take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in October, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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