22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Seville
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Malaga
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Antequera
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Granada
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 25th (Sat), walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and finally indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria. On your second day here, look for gifts at Inercia, then kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona day trip planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Barcelona is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Barcelona, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in April; daily highs in Barcelona reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Un Gato en Bicicleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seville day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scott Simpson Fine Art and Marbella Old Town. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola and Playa de Bolonia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Ronda (El Tajo de Ronda, Baños Arabes, & more). There's lots more to do: get outside with Experience Box Spain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida del Mar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cabopino Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella holiday maker website .

Drive from Seville to Marbella in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ronda, Playa de Bolonia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Balcon de Europa, look for gifts at Nerja Book Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, hunt for treasures at Calle San Miguel, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, view the masterpieces at Ifergan Collection, then view the masterpieces at Gravura Taller de Grabado, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Malaga online attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Marbella to Malaga takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Malaga are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nerja, Calle San Miguel
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

2
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at El Carmen Church, identify plant and animal life at Lobo Park, then make a trip to Alcazaba de Antequera, then don't miss a visit to Dolmenes de Antequera, and finally contemplate the long history of Dolmen de Menga.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Antequera vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Malaga to Antequera takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Antequera, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Antequera

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Caminito Del Re, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Highlights from your plan
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera
Dolmen de Menga ©
Dolmen de Menga

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alhambra and Albayzin. Get some historical perspective at Mirador de San Nicolas and Royal Chapel of Granada. Get out of town with these interesting Granada side-trips: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Playa de la Cala el Canuelo). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Generalife, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Fotografica, and look for gifts at Reez.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Antequera to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antequera in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Platja de ses Salines and Playa Cala Salada. Head to Mercadillo Las Dalias and Hippy Market Punta Arabiafor some retail therapy. Take a break from Ibiza Town with a short trip to Cala Bassa in Sant Antoni de Portmany, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, and examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Ibiza Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Mercadillo Las Dalias, Hippy Market Punta Arabi, Cala Comte
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

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