22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seville
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip app .

Chicago, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Barcelona is 7 hours. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Sun), kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, then have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then stroll through Cala Comte.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town trip app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kentucky Derby, Cala Comte
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and find something for the whole family at Isla Magica.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville online travel route planner .

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ibiza Town in July, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, don't miss a visit to Alameda Del Tajo, and snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ronda journey planner .

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, appreciate the history behind La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, and identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip planner .

Getting from Ronda to Nerja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

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 8th (Thu): take a stroll through Albayzin, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada vacation builder .

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker .

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Madrid are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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