42 days in Spain Itinerary

42 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville
— 4 nights
2
Ronda
— 5 nights
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
4
Nerja
— 4 nights
5
Granada
— 3 nights
6
Elche
— 2 nights
7
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
8
Barcelona
— 5 nights
9
Begur
— 4 nights
10
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 4 nights
11
Madrid
— 3 nights

4
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, get outside with Paseo Alcalde Marques del Contadero, and experience rural life at Les Visites du Campo Bravo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville trip itinerary tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore by horseback at Caballos y Vino.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Ronda, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Photography Tours

3
nights
Marbella

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 Playamar (in Torremolinos), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Fuengirola) and Malaga (Malaga Feria, Rio Higueron, &more). There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, ride a horse along Ride Andalucia, stop by eThnoPur, and make a trip to Torre de Guadalmansa.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Ronda in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marbella: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Malaga, Estepona, Ride Andalucia, Playamar, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Malaga Feria ©
Malaga Feria
Rio Guadalmina ©
Rio Guadalmina

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, stroll through Playa de la Alberquilla, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nerja trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nerja when traveling from Marbella in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

3
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, take a stroll through Albayzin, steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and admire the natural beauty at Patio de los Arrayanes.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Granada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Elche.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Elche

Elche ©
Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. On the 12th (Sat), head outdoors with Parque Municipal, walk around Palmeral of Elche, don't miss a visit to Misteri D'Elx, thenget great views at Torre de la Calahorra, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at El Palmeral. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Carabassi, thenenjoy the sea views from Faro de Santa Pola, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Granada to Elche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Granada in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Elche, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Elche

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Pola
Highlights from your plan
Misteri D'Elx ©
Misteri D'Elx
Scuba & Snorkeling
El Palmeral ©
El Palmeral

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Ibiza Town to Portinatx to see S'Arenal Gros about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, head off the coast to Es Vedra, kick back and relax at Cala Comte, and head outdoors with Navegar en Formentera.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ibiza Town itinerary planner.

Fly from Elche to Ibiza Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, Acrobosc Ibiza, S'Arenal Gros, Cala S'Illot des Rencli
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra
Speed Boats Tours

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, walk around Parc Guell, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Begur.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Begur

Begur is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain, on the coastline of the Costa Brava.Begur has 3,986 inhabitants (according to the census of 2005). Change things up with these side-trips from Begur: Sant Feliu de Guixols (Museu d'Historia de la Joguina & Stand-Up Paddleboarding), Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Tossa de Mar (Cala del Senyor Ramon & Cala Futadera). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cala Sa Conca, stroll through Aigua Xelida, don't miss a visit to Village Medieval de Pals, and take in the pleasant sights at Cami Ronda.

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Getting from Barcelona to Begur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Begur, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Begur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Platja d'Aro, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Pals, Tossa de Mar, Sant Antoni de Calonge
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cala del Senyor Ramon ©
Cala del Senyor Ramon
Cala Futadera ©
Cala Futadera

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a stroll through La calle 31 de agosto, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planning app.

You can drive from Begur to San Sebastian - Donostia in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Begur in September, expect nights in San Sebastian - Donostia to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
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, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid travel route website.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in September, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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