30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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30 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Ronda
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Knoxville

3
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, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona route planner .

Knoxville, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking Ibiza, look for gifts at De Mil Amores, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puig de Missa, then have fun at Kentucky Derby, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Ibiza Town are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Tours Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Eulalia del Rio
Highlights from your plan
Walking Ibiza ©
Walking Ibiza
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©
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 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, stop by Munira, and then take a stroll through Albayzin. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Escuela Delengua, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Granada in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ibiza Town in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, stroll through Playa del Molino de Papel, and contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Nerja sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

4
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 wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Old City, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in September, you will find days in Ronda are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

4
nights
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.
Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Isla Magica. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, and take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
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.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Praza da Quintana, and grab your bike and head to Vista Galicia - Day Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Seville to Santiago de Compostela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in September, expect Santiago de Compostela to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas ©

3
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Salamanca,Casco Historico, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Anaya, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salamanca trip planner .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Salamanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in September, you will find days in Salamanca are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are a bit cooler (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

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

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Dedicate the 30th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in September since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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