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
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Seville
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Ronda
— 4 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, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria, and make a trip to Las Ramblas.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder site .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Barcelona. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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): wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town day trip planning tool .

Fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

3
nights
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: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Seville are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

4
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, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, and take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ronda road trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Alberquilla, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Torrecilla.

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

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 May in Nerja, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Granada online trip planner .

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to 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.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, nightlife, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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