46 days in Spain Itinerary

46 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain route builder

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
Drive
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Javea
— 2 nights
Drive
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Penaguila
— 1 night
Drive
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Alicante
— 4 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 5 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 4 nights
Fly
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 5 nights
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Agaete, Gran Canaria
— 4 nights
Drive to Gran Canaria Airport, Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
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— 6 nights
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Barcelona

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Palleja to see Zona Room Escape about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder website.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Barcelona is 1 hour. When traveling from London in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Barcelona, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Javea.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Javea

— 2 nights
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. On the 6th (Sun), make a trip to Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Loreto, then glide along the water with Siesta Advisor, then explore the striking landscape at Cap Prim, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Project X Escape Rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Puig de la Llorenca, then get a sense of history and politics at Ajuntament del Poble Nou de Benitatxell, then stop by Polly's Bookshop, and finally soothe aching muscles at Feel Great Breaks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Javea trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Javea takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Penaguila.

Things to do in Javea

Spas · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Penaguila

— 1 night
Safari Aitana has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Safari Aitana.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Penaguila online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Javea to Penaguila in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Penaguila are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Alicante.

Things to do in Penaguila

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Alicante

— 4 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Get out of town with these interesting Alicante side-trips: Elche (Museo Escolar de Pusol & Parque Municipal), Torrevieja (Plaza Waldo Calero, Plaza de la Constitucion, &more) and Benidorm (Platja de Ponent, El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, &more). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Spainingame, take an in-depth tour of MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, ponder the world of politics at Archives Municipales, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA).

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alicante road trip tool.

You can drive from Penaguila to Alicante in an hour. December in Alicante sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Alicante

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granada

— 3 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.
When in Granada, make a side trip to see Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana in Rute, approximately Rute away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and test your team's savvy at Luna Escape Room.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada online route planner.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Granada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Alicante in December, with highs in Granada at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nerja

— 5 nights
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: test your team's savvy at Torrenigma Escape Room, choose your vessel at Nerja Dive Resort, get the lay of the land with Jon Keo Walking Tours, and make a trip to Balcony of Europe.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nerja online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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.
When in Ronda, make a side trip to see Museo de Belenes in Mollina, approximately Mollina away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, stroll around Alameda Del Tajo, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ronda trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, Ronda is somewhat warmer than Nerja - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Spain, and stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife

— 2 nights

Festival Capital of the Canary Islands

The lively port of Santa Cruz offers the convenience of a modern city while maintaining its laid-back island appeal.
On the 30th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Loro Parque and then test your team's savvy at Escapop. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from GooDiving and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz de Tenerife trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Santa Cruz de Tenerife takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Santa Cruz de Tenerife due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seville in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Santa Cruz de Tenerife: highs are around 26°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 5 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Venture out of the city with trips to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Roque Nublo, Iglesia de San Francisco de Borja, &more), Barranco de los Cernicalos (in Telde) and Roque Bentayga (in Tejeda). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, push the limits with Skydive Gran Canaria, get all the equipment you need at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, and kick back and relax at Playa de San Agustin.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Maspalomas tour itinerary maker website.

Fly from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Maspalomas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Maspalomas, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Agaete.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Agaete, Gran Canaria

— 4 nights
Explore Agaete's surroundings by going to Arte-Gaia (in Artenara), Cactualdea Park (in San Nicolas) and Rubik Escape Room (in Telde).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Agaete trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maspalomas to Agaete takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Agaete

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Madrid

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, walk around Parque del Retiro, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Agaete to Madrid with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Agaete to Madrid due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Agaete in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Madrid, with highs around 12°C, while nights are colder with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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.