22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Cabo de Gata
— 2 nights
3
Granada
— 2 nights
4
Seville
— 1 night
5
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 2 nights
6
Playa de las Americas, Tenerife
— 3 nights
7
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
8
Carino
— 1 night
9
Gijon
— 1 night
10
Madrid
— 4 nights

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally ponder the design of The Magic Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then catch a live event at Camp Nou, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker site.

Medina, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Medina in October, expect nights in Barcelona to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Cabo de Gata.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

2
nights
Cabo de Gata

Cabo de Gata ©
On the 4th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa San Miguel.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cabo de Gata journey app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barcelona to Cabo de Gata. October in Cabo de Gata sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Cabo de Gata

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Playa de los Genoveses ©
Playa de los Genoveses
Cabo de Gata Lighthouse ©
Cabo de Gata Lighthouse

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 6th (Sat), wander the streets of Albayzin, admire the striking features of Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, then hunt for treasures at Nerja Market, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

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Traveling by car from Cabo de Gata to Granada takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cabo de Gata in October since evenings lows in Granada dip to 14°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

1
night
Seville

Seville ©

City of Towers

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seville sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 19°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Seville

Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol) ©
Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol)

2
nights
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz ©

City of Eternal Spring

As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Plaza Charco, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Loro Parque, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Jardin.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puerto de la Cruz trip planner.

You can fly from Seville to Puerto de la Cruz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Playa de las Americas.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
Playa Jardin ©
Playa Jardin

3
nights
Playa de las Americas, Tenerife

Playa de las Americas ©

Party Capital of Tenerife

Known around the world as a hotspot for beach life and vibrant night culture, Playa de las Américas remains one of the most-visited vacation resorts in the Canary Islands.
Step out of Playa de las Americas to go to Puerto de la Cruz and see Costa Martianez, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Thu) at Siam Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa de las Americas route builder.

You can drive from Puerto de la Cruz to Playa de las Americas in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll set off for Santiago de Compostela on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Playa de las Americas

Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Costa Martianez ©
Costa Martianez

2
nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela trip planning tool.

Getting from Playa de las Americas to Santiago de Compostela by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Playa de las Americas to Santiago de Compostela, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa de las Americas in October, things will get slightly colder in Santiago de Compostela: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carino.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Plaza de la Quintana ©
Plaza de la Quintana

1
night
Carino

Carino ©
Cariño is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. Cabo Ortegal has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), get outside with Cabo Ortegal and then take in the awesome beauty at Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Carino driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Carino in 2 hours. In October in Carino, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Gijon on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Carino

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE ©
Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE

1
night
Gijon

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Gijon trip planner.

Drive from Carino to Gijon in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Gijon can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Gijon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid planner.

Traveling by car from Gijon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Gijon in October, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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