25 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

25 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Cadiz, Spain
— 1 night
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Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
— 3 nights
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 1 day
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 1 day
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid itinerary builder app.

Detroit, USA to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Madrid is 6 hours. In November, Madrid is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes L'Eixample District, Barri de Gracia, Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Dali Theatre-Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning site.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Barcelona at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

You've added Alcazar of Segovia, Museo Lazaro Galdiano, The Walls of Avila, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Sorolla. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo del Greco. See some other sides of Madrid: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid online route builder.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in November: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 59°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

Cordoba, Spain

— 1 night

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.
To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Torre Giralda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville route builder.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Cadiz, Spain

— 1 night
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Playa Victoria has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cadiz online route planner.

You can drive from Seville to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cadiz are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites

Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

— 3 nights

Sherry Capital of the World

A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Iglesia de San Mateo, Iglesia de San Pedro and Basilica Menor de Santa Maria. Get some cultural insight at Bodegas Luis Perez and Iglesia de San Miguel. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Bodegas Tradicion, don't miss a visit to Feria del Caballo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, and explore the historical opulence of Arcos de la Frontera.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jerez De La Frontera vacation maker website.

You can drive from Cadiz to Jerez De La Frontera in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Jerez De La Frontera are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

— 1 day

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Rock of Gibraltar, visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point, explore the historical opulence of The Moorish Castle Complex (The Tower of Homage and The Gate House), then explore the striking landscape at St. Michael's Cave, then steep yourself in history at The Great Siege Tunnels, and finally wander the streets of Main Street.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gibraltar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jerez De La Frontera to Gibraltar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jerez De La Frontera in November since evenings lows in Gibraltar dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Ronda, Spain

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Gibraltar to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Gibraltar in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 48°F in Ronda. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Malaga, Spain

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Teatro Romano has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, admire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Jorge Rando.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Malaga vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November in Malaga, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites

Nerja, Spain

— 1 day
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and then make a trip to Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Malaga to Nerja in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Malaga in November: high temperatures in Nerja hover around 60°F and lows are around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Granada, Spain

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla as well as Casa de Castril. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alhambra and Mirador de San Nicolas. Appreciate the collections at Centro Cultural Baños Árabes and Museo de Jaen. Step out of Granada to go to Jaen and see Jaén Cathedral, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: visit Albayzin, step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, take a stroll through Sacromonte, and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Granada day trip website.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Granada sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Granada to Madrid by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.