37 days in Spain Itinerary

37 days in Spain Itinerary

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37 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Quito
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Bilbao
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Seville
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Nerja
— 4 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Quito

4
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, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, and see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner .

Quito, Ecuador to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Quito to Barcelona is 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Quito in July: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach, cool off at Ondarreta Beach, and don't miss a visit to Ayuntamiento (City Hall).

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia trip site .

Getting from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in July; daily highs in San Sebastian - Donostia reach 29°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

3
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Bilbao is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Plentzia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a stroll through Casco Viejo.

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You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Plentzia ©
Playa de Plentzia
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

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 28th (Sun): have fun at Kentucky Derby, choose your vessel at Navega Por Ibiza, and then kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and then tour the water at your own pace with Catamaran Ibiza Charteralia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town trip maker site .

You can fly from Bilbao to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, Ibiza Town is a bit warmer than Bilbao - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Navega Por Ibiza, Kentucky Derby
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

4
nights
Seville

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Royal Alcázar of Seville, get in on the family fun at Isla Magica, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Espana, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seville vacation builder site .

Fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Ibiza Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
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 outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, get interesting insight from La Ciudad, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

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You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Climbing Tours

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Granada (Generalife & Alhambra). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Torrecilla.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nerja trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Granada
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

2
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.
Step out of Santiago de Compostela with an excursion to Playa Area Grande in El Grove--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, get interesting insight from Vista Galicia - Day Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirador Parque da Alameda.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela trip builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nerja to Santiago de Compostela in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nerja in August, things will get a bit cooler in Santiago de Compostela: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Playa Area Grande
Highlights from your plan
Parque de la Alameda ©
Parque de la Alameda
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario

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: make a trip to Salamanca,Casco Historico, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, snap pictures at Puente Romano, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Salamanca road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Salamanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salamanca: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

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

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip planner.

Drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in August since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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