40 days in Spain Itinerary

40 days in Spain Itinerary

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40 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Bus:  19 h 45 min
1
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Bilbao
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Malaga
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Ronda
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Seville
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Madrid
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Ulia, go for a walk through Rio Urumea, and get great views at Monte Urgull.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary maker site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to San Sebastian - Donostia is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to San Sebastian - Donostia due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: high temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Nature Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Penas de Aia ©
Penas de Aia

4
nights
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: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Plentzia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bilbao journey planner .

You can take a bus from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Bilbao

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Room Escape Games
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

5
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nerja (Fuente del Esparto, Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, & more). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room, explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, head outdoors with Sierra & Sol, and take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Bilbao to Granada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Nerja
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El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo

5
nights
Malaga

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 (Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Parque Verano Azul, & more), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, get out in the countryside at Equinatural, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Pedro Luis Alonso.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga itinerary planning site .

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Malaga. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nerja, Marbella, Mijas, Parque De La Paloma
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga ©

5
nights
Ronda

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 wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Ronda Dressage, take some stellar pictures from Puente Nuevo, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and join the crowd at Ascari.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda vacation site .

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

5
nights
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 historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seville road trip website .

Take a bus from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Acueduct of Segovia in Segovia, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and contemplate the long history of Casa de Campo.

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Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Madrid. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Acueduct of Segovia
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

5
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, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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