21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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21 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Discover out-of-the-way places like Teide National Park and Playa del Duque. Visiting Playa de las Teresitas and El Medano will get you outdoors.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Costa Adeje fast, fun, and easy.

Montreal, Canada to Costa Adeje is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Costa Adeje due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in October: high temperatures in Costa Adeje hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

El Medano, Playa de las Teresitas, Teide National Park, Playa de las Vistas
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll through Las Canteras Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Caleta, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary app .

Getting from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de la Caleta, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
Highlights from your plan
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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.
On the 12th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, then see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Flamingo, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Dorada Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen online travel route planner .

Getting from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. October in Puerto Del Carmen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Catedral de Cadiz. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Historico de Sevilla and Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seville trip planner .

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Catedral de Cadiz
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Centro Historico de Sevilla ©
Centro Historico de Sevilla

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 17th (Thu): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then don't miss a visit to Roman Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cordoba trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and The Walls of Avila. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Cathedral of Avila. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia) and Catedral Primada (in Toledo). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip maker website .

Getting from Cordoba to Madrid by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in October: highs in Madrid hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avila, Alcazar de Segovia, Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get some cultural insight at Serra de Tramuntana and Catedral de Mallorca. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Alcudia and Playa del Puerto de Pollensa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro) and Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver and don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip builder .

You can fly from Madrid to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October in Palma de Mallorca, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Alcudia, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa

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.
On the 24th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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