32 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

32 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Castile and Leon holiday planner

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Fly to Madrid, Bus to Burgos
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Burgos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vinuesa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sepulveda
— 1 night
Drive
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Cuevas del Valle
— 1 night
Drive
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Salamanca
— 10 nights
Drive
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Leon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Valladolid
— 1 night
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Segovia
— 7 nights
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Burgos

— 4 nights
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Catedral De Burgos and Cartuja de Miraflores. Venture out of the city with trips to Bison Bonasus (in San Cebrian de Muda), Eremitorio Rupestre de San Vicente (in Cervera de Pisuerga) and Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo (in Orbaneja del Castillo). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Evolucion Humana, make a trip to Historic Center of Burgos, pause for some photo ops at Arco de Santa Maria, and contemplate the long history of Monasterio de las Huelgas.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Burgos trip itinerary maker website.

Belgrade, Serbia to Burgos is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Belgrade in September, Burgos is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vinuesa.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Vinuesa

— 3 nights
Vinuesa is a municipality located in the province of Soria, in the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. Kids will enjoy Monte Valonsadero and Soto Playa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vinuesa: Mirador de la Galiana (in Ucero), Iglesia San Pedro (in Soria) and Canon del Rio Lobos Natural Park (in San Leonardo de Yague). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Negra, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma, and make a trip to Playa Pita.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Vinuesa day trip site.

Traveling by car from Burgos to Vinuesa takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sepulveda.

Things to do in Vinuesa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sepulveda

— 1 night
Sepúlveda is a municipality located in the province of Segovia, Castile and León, Spain. On the 11th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, then get outside with Andatura, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Siete Altares.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sepulveda travel tool.

Getting from Vinuesa to Sepulveda by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Sepulveda, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cuevas del Valle.

Things to do in Sepulveda

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cuevas del Valle

— 1 night
Cuevas del Valle is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): trek along Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, look for all kinds of wild species at Pinar de Hoyocasero, and then head outdoors with Gredos Guides.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cuevas del Valle trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sepulveda to Cuevas del Valle takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sepulveda in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Cuevas del Valle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Cuevas del Valle

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salamanca

— 10 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
When in Salamanca, make a side trip to see Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia in La Alberca, approximately La Alberca away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja).

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salamanca tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Cuevas del Valle to Salamanca in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Leon.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Leon

— 4 nights
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and Mundo del Agua Piscinas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leon: Ponferrada (Castillo de los Templarios & Iglesia de Santa Maria de Vizbayo) and Cueva de Valporquero (in Valporquero de Torio). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, admire the striking features of Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado, stop by Plaza San Martin, and make a trip to Historic Center of Leon.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon vacation planner.

Drive from Salamanca to Leon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Salamanca, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leon, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Leon

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Valladolid

— 1 night

Land of Castles

A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll around Campo Grande, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, then snap pictures at Wooden footbridge over the River Cega, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Escultura.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Valladolid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Segovia.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Segovia

— 7 nights

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Take a break from Segovia with a short trip to Basilica de San Vicente in Avila, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, take a stroll through Old City, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Segovia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Segovia trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Valladolid to Segovia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Segovia when traveling from Valladolid in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Castile and Leon travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches
Spain’s largest autonomous region, Castile and León was formed by the union of two ancient kingdoms. Old Castile and the Kingdom of León suffered separations and reunifications several times during the Middle Ages. This region’s wealth of historical attractions includes three cities that are World Heritage Sites. The countryside is punctuated by archeological sites, Roman mines, Gothic churches, and tiny villages established many centuries ago. Each colorful community has its own distinctive character, culture, and art. Take a trip to some of the area's award-winning wineries, many of which offer tours.