36 days in Spain Itinerary

36 days in Spain Itinerary

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Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 5 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 4 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Cordoba
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Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train
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Salamanca
— 4 nights
Drive
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Burgos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zaragoza
— 4 nights
Train to Nuevos Ministerios, Fly to Ibiza Town
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Formentera
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ibiza Port, Fly to Alcudia
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Alcudia, Majorca
— 4 nights
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Costa Adeje, Tenerife

— 5 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Playa de las Teresitas and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll get in some beach time at Playa de las Vistas and Piscinas Naturales El Caleton. Change things up with these side-trips from Costa Adeje: Cueva del Viento (in Icod de los Vinos), Masca Walk (in Masca) and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria (in Candelaria). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Fanabe, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park, stroll through Playa del Duque, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Costa Adeje road trip planning site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Costa Adeje is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in June: high temperatures in Costa Adeje hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 3 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Mogan and Playa de Amadores. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de San Agustin. Get out of town with these interesting Maspalomas side-trips: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Vegueta & Las Canteras Beach). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Costa Canaria, take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palmitos Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Maspalomas trip planner.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

— 4 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Take a break from the city and head to Papagayo Beach and Playa Flamingo. Explore Puerto Del Carmen's surroundings by going to Playa Blanca (Playa Blanca & Montana Roja). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, and get great views at Mirador Del Rio.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Puerto Del Carmen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Cordoba

— 3 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.
Roman Bridge and Historic Centre of Cordoba are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Castillo de Almodovar and Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Patios de Cordoba.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Cordoba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in June, expect nights in Cordoba to be little chillier, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salamanca

— 4 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Walls of Avila and Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catedral de Segovia and Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis. Venture out of the city with trips to Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia & Convento de Santo Domingo El Real) and Avila (The Four Posts, Catedral de Avila, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), contemplate the long history of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and gain insight at Universidad de Salamanca.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salamanca journey maker tool.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Salamanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in July: high temperatures in Salamanca hover around 37°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Burgos.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Burgos

— 4 nights
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Get some cultural insight at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and Cartuja de Miraflores. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon and Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos. Change things up with these side-trips from Burgos: Ermita de San Saturio (in Soria), Antiguo Convento de San Marcos (in Leon) and Castillo de Penafiel (in Penafiel). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Evolucion Humana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Tomas, contemplate the long history of Monasterio de las Huelgas, and make a trip to Catedral De Burgos.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Burgos day trip app.

Getting from Salamanca to Burgos by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in July, you will find days in Burgos are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Zaragoza

— 4 nights

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Explore hidden gems such as Palacio de la Aljaferia and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Monasterio de Piedra and Palacio Real de Olite. Get out of town with these interesting Zaragoza side-trips: Fortress and Walls of Pamplona (in Pamplona) and Pasarelas del Vero (in Alquezar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, pause for some photo ops at Torre Del Pilar, make a trip to Plaza del Pilar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Burgos to Zaragoza by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Burgos in July, with highs in Zaragoza at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

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 16th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, then discover the deep blue sea with Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center, then kick back and relax at Cala Comte, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Cala Salada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, then stop by Dalt Vila, and then stroll through Cala Saladeta.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Zaragoza to Ibiza Town by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Zaragoza in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ibiza Town, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Formentera.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Formentera

— 2 nights
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Sepulcro Megalitico de Ca Na Costa, stroll through Platja de Tramuntanna, then kick back and relax at Playa de Llevant, then kick back and relax at Playa de Ses Illetes, and finally kick back and relax at Playa es Pujols. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Torre des Garroveret (Cap de Barbaria), visit a coastal fixture at Cap de Barbaria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Esglesia de Sant Francesc Xavier, then stroll through Platja de Migjorn, and finally stroll through Cala Saona.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Formentera attractions website.

Traveling by ferry from Ibiza Town to Formentera takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Formentera can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Formentera

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Alcudia, Majorca

— 4 nights
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Alcudia and Cala Turqueta. Get outdoors at Playa de Muro and Parc Natural de Mondrago. Venture out of the city with trips to Cala Millor Beach (in Cala Millor), Cuevas de Arta (in Capdepera) and Cala Agulla (in Cala Ratjada). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Cala Gran, take in the pleasant sights at Placa Vella i Ca'n Llobera, kick back and relax at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, and explore the ancient world of Closos de can Gaia.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alcudia trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Formentera to Alcudia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Alcudia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.