23 days in Spain Itinerary

23 days in Spain Itinerary

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23 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
+4
Fly + Foot + Train + Foot + Bus:  20 h 30 min
1
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ronda
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Seville
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Santiago de Compostela
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h
7
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Hanoi

2
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Granada (Generalife & Alhambra). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Alberquilla.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip planner .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Nerja is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hanoi to Nerja. In October in Nerja, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Granada
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

3
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 outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, wander the streets of Old City, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ronda tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
SierrAventura Ronda ©
SierrAventura Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Royal Alcázar of Seville, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, head outdoors with Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville vacation builder .

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

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Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seville in October, with highs in Madrid at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), make a trip to Salamanca,Casco Historico, admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas, then admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), and finally steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Salamanca's Plaza Mayor, step into the grandiose world of Salina's Palace, look for gifts at Lume Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), then admire all the interesting features of Universidad de Salamanca, and finally admire all the interesting features of Pontifical University of Salamanca.

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Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Salamanca. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, then don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela road trip app .

Drive from Salamanca to Santiago de Compostela in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salamanca in October: highs in Santiago de Compostela hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Zurriola Beach, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, and then stroll through La Concha Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in October, you will find days in San Sebastian - Donostia are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

4
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, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and don't miss a visit to La Boqueria.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning app .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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