21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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21 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Malaga
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
3
Zaragoza
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 45​min
9
Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Shop till you drop at Scott Simpson Fine Art and Mercado Central de Atarazanas. Appreciate the collections at Alcazaba and Museo Picasso Malaga. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Granada (Mirador de San Nicolas, Albayzin, & more), Ronda (Reservatauro Ronda & Paddock Paradise Ronda) and Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Art Gallery Gravura, look for gifts at Golden Tips, Tes, Cafes y Chocolates, view the masterpieces at Benedito, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Malaga travel route app .

Edmonton, Canada to Malaga is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Malaga, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Granada, Ronda, Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria, take in the views from Roman Bridge, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cordoba planner .

Traveling by train from Malaga to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in May: highs in Cordoba hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then steep yourself in history at Casco Antiguo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Aljaferia.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zaragoza vacation tool .

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Zaragoza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Zaragoza, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casco Antiguo
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Sant Rafel, then take a stroll through Dalt Vila, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town holiday maker website .

Traveling by flight from Zaragoza to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leon.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cala Comte
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Palacio de Gaudi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, then explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Fundación Sierra Pambley, steep yourself in history at Castrillo de los Polvazares, take in the spiritual surroundings of Astorga Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Del Grano.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Leon itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Leon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Ibiza Town in May, things will get slightly colder in Leon: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Astorga, Castrillo de los Polvazares
Highlights from your plan
Palacio De Gaudi ©
Palacio De Gaudi
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally steep yourself in history at Salamanca,Casco Historico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Casa de las Conchas, look for gifts at El Motin Del Te, then ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salamanca route maker app .

Traveling by car from Leon to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Salamanca, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Costa Teguise.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

2
nights
Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

Set along the eastern coast of Lanzarote, Costa Teguise is a well-known area for beach vacations because of its sandy shores and year-round warm weather.
On the 15th (Fri), take a stroll through Pueblo Marinero, kick back and relax at Playa Del Jablillo, then see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and finally examine the collection at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Gabriel, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Cucharas.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Costa Teguise day trip website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Costa Teguise in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Salamanca to Costa Teguise is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Salamanca in May; daily highs in Costa Teguise reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Corralejo.

Things to do in Costa Teguise

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Castillo de San Gabriel, Castillo de Santa Barbara, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Playa Del Jablillo ©
Playa Del Jablillo

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Santa Maria de Betancuria, identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo, and then explore the striking landscape at Corralejo Dunes. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for gifts at komodo, and then kick back and relax at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Corralejo travel app .

Traveling by car from Costa Teguise to Corralejo takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, Iglesia Catedral de Santa Maria de Betancuria
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

3
nights
Adeje, Tenerife

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Head to La Musa and Grupo Jugueterias La Casitafor plenty of shopping. Step out of Adeje with an excursion to Los Gigantes in Santiago del Teide--about 40 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 21st (Thu) at Siam Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Rafting Bike Tenerife and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Del Duque.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Adeje trip planner.

Fly from Corralejo to Adeje in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Adeje can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adeje

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Gigantes
Highlights from your plan
Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Rafting Bike Tenerife ©
Rafting Bike Tenerife

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