26 days in Spain Itinerary

26 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Malaga
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
10
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 4th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at San Lemes Church, examine the collection at Museo Marceliano Santa Maria, examine the collection at Museo Historico Militar de Burgos, then brush up on your military savvy at Palacio De Capitania, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Lorenzo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de la Ascension de Nuestro Senor, find something for the whole family at Territorio Artlanza, explore the historical opulence of Torreon de Fernan Gonzalez, pause for some serene contemplation at Hermitage of Santa Maria de Lara, then brush up on your military savvy at Museo Radiocomunicacion Inocencio Bocanegra, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Centro de Arqueologia Experimental (Carex).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Burgos trip app.

Mexico City, Mexico to Burgos is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in May; daily highs in Burgos reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Burgos

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Monasterio de la Ascension de Nuestro Senor, Museo Radiocomunicacion Inocencio Bocanegra, Torreon de Fernan Gonzalez
Highlights from your plan
Museo Marceliano Santa Maria ©
Museo Marceliano Santa Maria
Iglesia de San Esteban ©
Iglesia de San Esteban
Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos ©
Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cripta Arqueologica de Puerta Obispo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo Catedralicio Diocesano, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Del Leon Romano, then get to know the fascinating history of Guias Legio, then see the interesting displays at Museo de León, and finally step into the grandiose world of Diputación Provincial De León. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon, then take in the history at Puente del Passo Honroso, then ponder the world of politics at Ayuntamiento de Astorga, and finally examine the collection at Museo Romano de Astorga.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leon trip itinerary app.

Drive from Burgos to Leon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Leon sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astorga, Puente del Passo Honroso, Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León ©
Puente del Passo Honroso ©
Puente del Passo Honroso
Diputación Provincial De León ©
Diputación Provincial De León

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 8th (Fri), deepen your understanding at Colegio Mayor Arzobispo Fonseca (Archbishop Fonseca College), admire the masterpieces at Sala Hospederia Fonseca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Purisima Church, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Monterrey, then admire the striking features of Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at General Archive of the Spanish Civil War, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento Las Claras, admire the engineering at Embalse de la Almendra, then steep yourself in history at Palacio de Anaya, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santo Tomas Cantuariense, and finally identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Arribes del Duero.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salamanca tour planning site.

You can drive from Leon to Salamanca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Salamanca sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Parque Natural Arribes del Duero
Highlights from your plan
La Purisima Church ©
La Purisima Church
Plaza de Anaya ©
Plaza de Anaya
Palacio de Anaya ©
Palacio de Anaya

2
nights
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Edificio de Correos, gain insight at Antigua Facultad de Medicina, see the interesting displays at Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos, then explore the world behind art at Alma Mater Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Zaragoza, and finally examine the collection at Caixaforum Zaragoza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Engracia, make a trip to Palacio Real Maestranza de Caballeria Zaragoza, examine the collection at Caesaraugusta Forum Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Felipe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Isabel de Portugal y San Cayetano.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zaragoza trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Salamanca to Zaragoza in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Zaragoza. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casco Antiguo
Highlights from your plan
Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos ©
Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos
Iglesia de San Felipe ©
Iglesia de San Felipe
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castell d Alaro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Església parroquial de Sant Bartomeu de Sóller, examine the collection at Can Prunera Museum of Modernism, then contemplate the long history of La Casa de Robert Graves, then trek along Son Marroig, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de la Real. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Palau March Museu, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de S'Hort del Rei, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Clara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Eulalia, and finally make a trip to Ajuntament de Palma.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca trip planning app.

Fly from Zaragoza to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in Palma de Mallorca sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Soller, Deia, Castell d Alaro
Highlights from your plan
Castell d Alaro ©
Castell d Alaro
Son Marroig ©
Son Marroig
La Casa de Robert Graves ©
La Casa de Robert Graves

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sa Talaia, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Sant Rafel.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ibiza Town route planner.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Sa Talaia
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Necropolis del Puig des Molins
Necropolis del Puig des Molins

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios and Episcopal Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Malaga Aeronautical Museum and Revello de Toro Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Alcazaba La Fortaleza de Velez Malaga (in Velez-Malaga) and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo (in Nerja). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum Jorge Rando, don't miss a visit to Escultura del Biznaguero, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Pedro Luis Alonso, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Malaga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Malaga are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Benalmadena, Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista ©
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios ©
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios
Museum Jorge Rando ©
Museum Jorge Rando

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Palacio de la Merced, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas, see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Arte Taurino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Agustin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, see the interesting displays at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, view the masterpieces at Sala el Potro, see the interesting displays at Banos del Alcazar Califal de Cordoba, then steep yourself in history at Molino de la Albolafia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Vivo de Al Andalus.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in May: highs in Cordoba hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Palacio de la Merced ©
Palacio de la Merced
Iglesia de San Agustin ©
Iglesia de San Agustin
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir ©
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Jose Saramago and Iglesia de San Gines. Step off the beaten path and head to Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero and Playa Chica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Del Carmen: Calderon Hondo (in Lajares), Corralejo (Humankind Healing Massage & Flag Beach) and Playa Blanca (Faro de Punta Pechiguera & Castillo de las Coloradas). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, head outdoors with Centro Deportivo Fariones, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca.

Find out how to plan Puerto Del Carmen trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to Puerto Del Carmen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for slightly colder days in Puerto Del Carmen, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Corralejo, Playa Blanca, Calderon Hondo, Casa Jose Saramago
Highlights from your plan
Playa Chica ©
Playa Chica
Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero ©
El Golfo ©
El Golfo

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nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa de Fanabe and Playa de la Tejita. Popular historic sites such as Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Torre mirador, museo de arte sacro e iglesia Parroquial de Santa Ana are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Icod de los Vinos (ARTlandya & Museo de Malvasia), Piramides de Guimar (in Guimar) and Garachico (Piscinas Naturales El Caleton & Mirador de Garachico). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza de Patrona de Canarias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Blanca, head outdoors with WaterBuggy Fun, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Bobo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, daily temperatures in Costa Adeje can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Garachico, Candelaria, Icod de los Vinos, Playa de la Tejita, Piramides de Guimar
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria
Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe
Playa de la Tejita ©
Playa de la Tejita

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at El bufadero de La Garita, examine the collection at Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, see the interesting displays at Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada, then examine the collection at Maipes de Agaete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Virgen del Pino. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador, catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, push the limits with an extreme tour, then kick back and relax at Playa De Las Burras, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Costa Canaria, and finally take in the waterfront at Strandpromenade Meloneras.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. May in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Teror, Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, El bufadero de La Garita, Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada
Highlights from your plan
Basilica  de la Virgen del Pino ©
Basilica de la Virgen del Pino
Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia ©
Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia
Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada ©
Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada

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