21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Bermeo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Nashville

1
night
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas. On your second day here, stroll through Playa de Las Canteras and then stroll through Playa de Mogan.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas attractions planner.

New York City, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 15.5-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 lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Maspalomas. In May, Maspalomas is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan
Highlights from your plan
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Corralejo Padel Club, make a trip to Puerto de Corralejo, then explore the striking landscape at Corralejo Dunes, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by komodo, and then stroll through El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Corralejo visit app .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Corralejo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Corralejo can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Corralejo Padel Club, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa del papagayo, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and then Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Jardin de Cactus
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then snap pictures at Puente de Isabel II (Puente de Triana), then contemplate the long history of Real Fabrica De Tabacos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Catedral de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then don't miss a visit to Palacio Arzobispal, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Seville, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Los Patios De San Basilio, see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Posada del Potro.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba road trip site .

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Patios de Cordoba ©
Patios de Cordoba
Los Patios De San Basilio ©
Los Patios De San Basilio

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then admire the striking features of Alhambra, and then don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Cordoba to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de San Nicolas ©
Plaza de San Nicolas

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Retiro Park, examine the collection at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Placa Espanya. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
Bermeo

Bermeo ©
Bermeo is a town and municipality in the comarca of Busturialdea. San Juan de Gaztelugatxe has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Acantilados de Barrika, then explore the striking landscape at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, and then examine the collection at Ballenero Aita Guria. On the next day, meet the residents at Basondo and then don't miss a visit to Mercado de Ordizia.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bermeo online road trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Bermeo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bermeo, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bermeo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acantilados de Barrika, Basondo, Mercado de Ordizia, Ermita de San Pedro Atxarre
Highlights from your plan
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Ballenero Aita Guria ©
Ballenero Aita Guria

Similar Plans

22 days in Spain BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in Spain & Gibraltar BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Spain BY A USER FROM INDONESIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Portugal, Spain & Bordeaux BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 45 days in Spain & France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 25 days in Spain, Greece & Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans