34 days in Spain Itinerary

34 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner

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Madrid
— 5 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Seville
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Agaete, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Madrid

— 5 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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Vaxjo, Sweden to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Cordoba

— 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.
On the 15th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba trip tool.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in January, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours

Seville

— 4 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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza de España, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Seville trip app.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Ronda

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, trot along with Paddock Paradise Ronda, get great views at Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos, and take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda journey planner.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Marbella

— 3 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, &more). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Sto. Cristo del Calvario, and contemplate the long history of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Marbella trip maker website.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Marbella sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, then enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then see the interesting displays at Museo de Nerja, and finally kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marbella in January, with highs in Nerja at 13°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
On the 29th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Granada are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Spas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 4 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maspalomas: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Doramas Park, Las Canteras Beach, &more). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at Dobrev Wellness and Massage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and play a few rounds at Lopesan Meloneras Golf.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maspalomas sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Granada to Maspalomas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Granada in January: highs in Maspalomas hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agaete.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Agaete, Gran Canaria

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Agaete: Artenara (Iglesia de San Matias, Museo Etnografico Casas Cuevas, &more). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Rural del Nublo.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Agaete online road trip planner.

You can drive from Maspalomas to Agaete in 1.5 hours. February in Agaete sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Agaete

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona sightseeing tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Agaete to Barcelona. The time zone difference when traveling from Agaete to Barcelona is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Agaete in February, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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.