43 days in Spain Itinerary

43 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner

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Bilbao
— 4 nights
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Granada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jerez De La Frontera
— 1 night
Drive
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Seville
— 4 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
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Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Bilbao

— 4 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Sebastian - Donostia (La Concha Beach, San Telmo Museoa, &more). Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, get outside with San Mames Stadium, browse the fresh offerings at La Ribera Market, and get engrossed in the history at Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bilbao trip itinerary site.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Bilbao is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Granada.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Granada

— 4 nights

Pearl of Spain

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: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, make a trip to Carrera del Darro, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Granada day trip app.

Fly from Bilbao to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Bilbao, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Nerja

— 4 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Step out of Nerja to go to Competa and see Los Olivillos, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, see Off-Road Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa.

Planning Nerja trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Getting from Granada to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Marbella

— 5 nights

Spanish Riviera

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Fuengirola), La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings & Iglesia de San Juan Bautista). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen, have fun at Riding Fun In The Sun, take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild, and wander the streets of Marbella Old Town.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marbella route planner.

Drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ronda

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, stroll around Alameda Del Tajo, and take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ronda journey planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in June, expect nights in Ronda to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Jerez De La Frontera

— 1 night

Sherry Capital of the World

A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Luis Perez, then do a tasting at Bodegas Gutierrez Colosia, then head outdoors with Circuito de velocidad de Jerez, and finally don't miss a visit to Feria del Caballo.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Jerez De La Frontera trip planner.

Getting from Ronda to Jerez De La Frontera by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Jerez De La Frontera are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seville

— 4 nights

City of Towers

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: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip maker site.

You can drive from Jerez De La Frontera to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Cordoba

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Madrid

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center in Cala Tarida (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Ibiza, and wander the streets of Dalt Vila.

Planning Ibiza Town trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Ibiza Town, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Spain travel guide

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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.