22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mijas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Madrid

— 4 nights

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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

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Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Seville

— 3 nights

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and make a trip to Torre del Oro.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seville online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, don't miss a visit to Ronda, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Don Bosco, and wander the streets of La Ciudad.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ronda route planning site.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mijas.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Mijas

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bikestardo, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then hike along Picos de Mijas, and finally head outdoors with Adventure Rider Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mijas attractions planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Mijas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Mijas sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Mijas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Nerja

— 3 nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, kick back and relax at Playa El Salon, see Off-Road Tours, and stroll through Burriana Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja road trip tool.

You can drive from Mijas to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mijas in October, plan for little chillier nights in Nerja, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Granada

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, and then relax in sumptuous surroundings at Hammam Al Andalus Granada. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Baths · Spas

Barcelona

— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.