20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel route planner

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Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen
— 4 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Costa Adeje
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Costa Adeje
— 4 nights
Fly
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Malaga
— 4 nights
Fly
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Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly

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Puerto Del Carmen

— 4 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shark Diving and Jardin de Cactus. Venture out of the city with trips to Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique (in Haria) and Montana Roja (in Playa Blanca). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, take in the dramatic natural features at Los Hervideros, and make a trip to Old Town Harbour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen road trip website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Puerto Del Carmen is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Puerto Del Carmen due to the time zone difference. In March, Puerto Del Carmen is much hotter than Stockholm - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Costa Adeje

— 4 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Masca Walk and Playa El Medano. Go for a jaunt from Costa Adeje to San Miguel de Abona to see Reserva Ambiental about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the views at Masca Valley, and pause for some photo ops at Mirador de la Centinela.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Costa Adeje road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Malaga.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Malaga

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like El Torcal de Antequera and Parque De La Paloma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Plaza Coso Viejo (in Antequera) and Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) (in Benalmadena). The adventure continues: walk around Parque de Malaga, make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Malaga attractions planning website.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Costa Adeje in March, Malaga is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park and Food Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Chorrera de los Litueros in Somosierra (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Metropolis Building, take an in-depth tour of Naval Museum, and make a trip to Paseo del Prado.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip builder site.

You can fly from Malaga to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Malaga in March, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parc de Montjuic and Palau Guell. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.