23 days in Spain Itinerary

23 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Madrid, Train to Zaragoza
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Zaragoza
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Malaga
— 2 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 4 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 6 nights
Fly to Madrid, Train to Salamanca
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Salamanca
— 3 nights
Train to Nuevos Ministerios, Fly to New Delhi

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Zaragoza

— 2 nights

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion and then pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Aljaferia, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

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New Delhi, India to Zaragoza is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Zaragoza to be little chillier, around 3°C, while days are much colder, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 2 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 4th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Centro de Recepcion de Visitantes de Cordoba, don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, see the interesting displays at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar.

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You can take a train from Zaragoza to Cordoba in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zaragoza in December: highs in Cordoba hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): shop like a local with Mercado Central de Atarazanas, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at El Torcal de Antequera and then examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

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You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cordoba in December since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

— 4 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Papagayo Beach and Surf Spot Famara. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Museo de la Pesca Tradicional. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons (in El Cotillo), Popcorn Playa (in Corralejo) and Playa Blanca (in Playa Blanca). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Dorada Beach, see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and make a trip to Centro Interpretacion Cochinilla.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Malaga to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Malaga in December, expect Puerto Del Carmen to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria

— 3 nights

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de Mogan and Playa de Amadores. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vegueta and El Faro de Maspalomas. Get out of town with these interesting Las Palmas de Gran Canaria side-trips: Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas (in Playa del Ingles), Compania de la Galleta (in Meloneras) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Puerto Rico). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Casa de Colon and tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In December in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Costa Adeje, Tenerife

— 6 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Masca Valley and Playa de las Vistas. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Fanabe and Playa El Medano. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barranco del Infierno, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercadillo de Costa Adeje, meet the residents at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park, and browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Parque Santiago 3.

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Traveling by flight from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Costa Adeje takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. December in Costa Adeje sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salamanca

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Costa Adeje to Salamanca in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Costa Adeje to Salamanca. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Costa Adeje in December; daily highs in Salamanca reach 11°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums

Spain travel guide

4.5
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.