22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  29​h
1
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Burgos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Malaga
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  29​h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cap de Formentor and Passeig des Born. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu del Fang de Marratxi and Serra de Tramuntana. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca) and Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at ArteArtesania, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, and meet the residents at Palma Aquarium.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Palma de Mallorca is minus 9 hours. In September, Palma de Mallorca is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

ArteArtesania, Museu del Fang de Marratxi, Cap de Formentor, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Playa de Alcudia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Museu del Fang de Marratxi ©
Museu del Fang de Marratxi
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Ibiza, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and finally wander the streets of Dalt Vila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, head off the coast to Es Vedra, and then kick back and relax at Cala Saladeta.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Cala Comte
Highlights from your plan
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

2
nights
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 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra and then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Pilar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Maria Del Coro de Los Angeles, then steep yourself in history at Palacio de la Aljaferia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Zaragoza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Ibiza Town in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zaragoza, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra

2
nights
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 9th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Hospital del Rey, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral De Burgos, then learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Evolucion Humana, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cartuja de Miraflores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, admire the striking features of Catedral de Palencia, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de las Huelgas.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Burgos trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Zaragoza to Burgos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zaragoza in September; daily highs in Burgos reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, Catedral de Palencia
Highlights from your plan
Museo de la Evolucion Humana ©
Museo de la Evolucion Humana
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas

3
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca and New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva). Explore hidden gems such as Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) and Plaza Mayor de Valladolid. Get out of town with these interesting Salamanca side-trips: Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, The Walls of Avila, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Teresa, and admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban).

Before you visit Salamanca, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Burgos to Salamanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Burgos in September: highs in Salamanca hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avila, Basilica de Santa Teresa, Plaza Mayor de Valladolid
Highlights from your plan
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente
New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva) ©
New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva)

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and finally take a stroll around Centro de la cochinilla, tratamiento e interpretacion.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, then see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galeria de Arte Enmala.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Puerto Del Carmen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salamanca to Puerto Del Carmen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salamanca in September, Puerto Del Carmen is warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Mala, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique ©
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique

2
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 16th (Wed), stroll around Palmitos Park, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On the next day, stroll through Las Canteras Beach, stroll through Playa de Mogan, and then stroll through Playa de Amadores.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Maspalomas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach
Highlights from your plan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores

4
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Automobile and Fashion Museum and Castillo de Colomares. Visit Monasterio Cartuja and Castillo de Gibralfaro for their historical value. Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Jewish Quarter (Juderia) (in Cordoba), Puente Nuevo (in Ronda) and Royal Chapel of Granada (in Granada). There's more to do: browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga visit website .

Getting from Maspalomas to Malaga by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Malaga due to the time zone difference. In September in Malaga, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Granada, Puente Nuevo, Jewish Quarter (Juderia), Castillo de Colomares
Highlights from your plan
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Castillo de Colomares ©
Castillo de Colomares

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