33 days in Spain Itinerary

33 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain itinerary planner

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Barcelona
— 1 night
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Peratallada
— 1 night
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Salardu
— 1 night
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Ainsa
— 1 night
Drive
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Santander
— 1 night
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Segovia
— 2 nights
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San Martin del Castanar
— 1 night
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La Alberca
— 1 night
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Avila
— 1 night
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Mombeltran
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 3 nights
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Toledo
— 2 nights
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Jerez De La Frontera
— 2 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Malaga
— 3 nights
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Granada
— 2 nights
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Alicante
— 2 nights
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Valencia
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
— 1 night
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Barcelona

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Tue), stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

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Fort Lauderdale, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, things will get slightly colder in Barcelona: highs are around 83°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Peratallada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Peratallada

— 1 night
You've now added Peratallada to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Peratallada.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Peratallada trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Barcelona to Peratallada in 2 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Peratallada, with lows around 64°F. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salardu.

Things to do in Peratallada

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Salardu

— 1 night
On the 18th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Andreu de Salardu, head outdoors with Saut Deth Pish, then admire the striking features of Esglesia de Santa Maria d'Arties, then hit the slopes at Montgarri Outdoor, and finally see the interesting displays at PyrenMuseu.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salardu trip planner.

You can drive from Peratallada to Salardu in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Ainsa.

Things to do in Salardu

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ainsa

— 1 night
Aínsa is the main town in the Aínsa-Sobrarbe municipal term, Aragon, Spain.It is located south of the Pyrenees, in a geologically interesting setting. On the 19th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo Fortaleza de Ainsa, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally see the interesting displays at Eco Museo-Centro de Visitantes.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ainsa road trip planning site.

You can drive from Salardu to Ainsa in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santander.

Things to do in Ainsa

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites

Santander

— 1 night

Spain's Most Elegant City

Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Primera de El Sardinero, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de El Puntal, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno.

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You can drive from Ainsa to Santander in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Santander sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Segovia.

Things to do in Santander

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Segovia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Valley of the Fallen and then contemplate the long history of Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. On the next day, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Segovia trip itinerary website.

Getting from Santander to Segovia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Santander in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Segovia: highs are around 88°F and lows about 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Martin del Castanar.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

San Martin del Castanar

— 1 night
San Martín del Castañar is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Martín del Castañar, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruta Asentadero - Bosque de Los Espejos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Peña de Francia, El Cabaco, and finally go for a walk through Centro Historico.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Martin del Castanar route builder.

Drive from Segovia to San Martin del Castanar in 3 hours. Traveling from Segovia in August, San Martin del Castanar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to La Alberca.

Things to do in San Martin del Castanar

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

La Alberca

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): go for a walk through Ayuntamiento de La Alberca, appreciate the history behind Plaza Mayor de La Alberca, take in the pleasant sights at Historic Downtown, get engrossed in the history at Casa Museo Satur Juanela, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Mogarraz.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the La Alberca tour itinerary app.

La Alberca is very close to San Martin del Castanar. In August, daytime highs in La Alberca are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Avila.

Things to do in La Alberca

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Avila

— 1 night
On the 25th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Basilica de San Vicente, make a trip to The Walls of Avila, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Avila, then make a trip to Avila Plaza del Mercado Chico, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Santa Teresa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Avila trip planner.

Getting from La Alberca to Avila by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Avila, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mombeltran.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites

Mombeltran

— 1 night
Mombeltrán is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Paroquial De San Juan Bautista and then make a trip to Castillo de Mombeltran.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Mombeltran road trip app.

Drive from Avila to Mombeltran in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mombeltran can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Mombeltran

Historic Sites

Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, walk around Casa de Campo, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Madrid day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mombeltran to Madrid takes 2 hours. Traveling from Mombeltran in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in Madrid. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Toledo

— 2 nights

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 30th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Church of Santo Tomé. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Mirador del Valle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, and finally stop by Casco Historico de Toledo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo day trip app.

Getting from Madrid to Toledo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally make a trip to Calleja del Panuelo. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, get engrossed in the history at Calahorra Tower, then get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba day trip planner.

You can take a train from Toledo to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toledo in September: highs in Cordoba hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Jerez De La Frontera

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Palacio del Virrey Laserna, then do a tasting at Bodegas Luis Perez, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa, and finally kick back and relax at Cala de Roche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera, then do a tasting at Bodegas Tio Pepe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jerez De La Frontera sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Jerez De La Frontera in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Cordoba in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Jerez De La Frontera: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seville

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the striking features of Plaza de Santa Marta, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then get a taste of the local shopping with Antiguedades el Museo, then walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seville road trip planner.

You can drive from Jerez De La Frontera to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Malaga

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Nerja (Papagayo Beach, Balcony of Europe, &more), La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Butterfly Park of Benalmadena). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Malaga trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Seville to Malaga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Malaga, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Granada

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then soak away your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take a stroll through Albayzin, then contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Malaga in September since evenings lows in Granada dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Spas

Alicante

— 2 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, stop by Kiosko de Turrones y Helados Candela Espi, then don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, and finally admire the natural beauty at El Palmeral. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de Ponent, kick back and relax at Playa de Levante, and then kick back and relax at Playa de San Juan.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alicante online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 67°F in Alicante. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valencia

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardi del Turia and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Micalet - Miguelete, and finally admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Valencia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Valencia, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums

Barcelona

— 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera and then stop by El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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.

Val d'Aran travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Zoos · Outdoor Activities

Cantabria travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Zoos · Architectural Buildings
A region rich in archeological attractions, Cantabria is perhaps best known for Altamira cave, often called the "Sistine Chapel of Prehistoric Art." A land of lush vegetation and colorful artistic heritage, it’s also home to numerous nature reserves, mountain valleys, and short but very rapid rivers. Offering a little of everything, its sandy beaches and modern seaside resorts have brought about a boom in international tourism. Deeper inland, quiet country roads and an extensive network of trails offer a chance for leisurely sightseeing in this rugged region on foot, or by car or bicycle.

Community of Madrid travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
The area surrounding the capital city, the Community of Madrid is located in the very heart of the country. Densely populated and quite industrialized, the region still retains some remarkably unspoiled and diverse habitats and landscapes, including tall mountain peaks, dense oak forests, and low-lying plains. The region’s lush valleys are noted for sheltering the last bastions of the Spanish imperial eagle, as well as several other species nearly extinct everywhere else in the world. Though the region’s main attraction is undoubtedly the city of Madrid, it is the impressive biodiversity of the area that draws tourism to this part of Spain.

Province of Malaga travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Nightlife · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.