43 days in Spain Itinerary

43 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Marbella
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Ronda
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Seville
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Santiago de Compostela
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Salamanca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Madrid
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

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: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and walk around Parc Guell.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chamarel to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chamarel in April: highs in Barcelona hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a stroll through Albayzin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Granada journey builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in April since evenings lows in Granada dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Wine Tours & Tastings
Walking 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nerja: Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares) and Los Olivillos (in Competa). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and stroll through Burriana Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruta de la Pasa, Los Olivillos, Casa Cervantes, Mirador del Cementerio Redondo
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Fuente del Esparto ©
Fuente del Esparto

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Alcazaba, &more), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). The adventure continues: get outside with Experience Box Spain, explore by horseback at Ride Andalucia, look for gifts at Vom Fass Fuengirola, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Marbella road trip planning tool.

Drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Casa de Las Tejerinas, Ride Andalucia, Vom Fass Fuengirola, Adventure Rider Centre
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun

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: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and join the crowd at Ascari.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ronda route builder website.

Getting from Marbella to Ronda by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Enigma Conil (in Conil de la Frontera) and Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía (in Vejer de la Frontera). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Seville day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Seville sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Enigma Conil, Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía
Highlights from your plan
Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía ©
Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

4
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.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Gelmirez Palace, explore the landscape on two wheels at Vista Galicia - Day Tours, make a trip to Torre da Berenguela, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela tour planner.

Getting from Seville to Santiago de Compostela by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Santiago de Compostela is little chillier than Seville - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Vista Galicia - Day Tours ©
Vista Galicia - Day Tours
Church of Santa Maria la Real del Sar ©
Church of Santa Maria la Real del Sar

4
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Filmoteca de Castilla y Leon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and steep yourself in history at Palacio de Anaya.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Salamanca trip planner.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Salamanca by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Santiago de Compostela, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salamanca, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Convento Las Claras ©
Convento Las Claras

6
nights
Madrid

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 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and test your problem-solving skills at EXIT Madrid.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip site.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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