21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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21 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Seville
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Nerja
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Bring the kids along to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and La playa de Tamariu. Visiting Cala Futadera and Camino de Ronda will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Barcelona is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

La playa de Tamariu, Cala Futadera, Camino de Ronda
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zurriola Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Basque Coast Geopark, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lance and Malone Art Shop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. May in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Ondarreta Beach ©
Ondarreta Beach
Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Kids will enjoy Parque del Retiro and Casa de Campo. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, take in the exciting artwork at Diseno Propio. Artesania., stroll through Beebiker, and take a stroll through Gran Via.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Delimbo and Un Gato en Bicicleta. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades el Museo, and admire the striking features of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seville vacation app .

Getting from Madrid to Seville by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, then steep yourself in history at Puerta de Almocabar, then explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then do a tasting at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ronda day trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo

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. Escape the urban bustle at Burriana Beach and Nerja Donkey Sanctuary. We've included these beaches for you: Playa El Salon and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. When in Nerja, make a side trip to see Palya de Benajarafe in Benajarafe, approximately Benajarafe away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa, take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja road trip app .

Drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Palya de Benajarafe
Highlights from your plan
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de Amadores and Las Canteras Beach. Family-friendly places like Playa de Maspalomas and Playa De Las Burras will thrill your kids. Take a break from Maspalomas with a short trip to Area Recreativa de La Laguna in Valleseco, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Caleta, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nerja to Maspalomas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Nerja to Maspalomas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nerja in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Maspalomas, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mogan, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Scuba & Snorkeling, Area Recreativa de La Laguna
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

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