52 days in Spain Itinerary

52 days in Spain Itinerary

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52 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  6​h
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
3
Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Seville
— 5 nights
train:  45​min
6
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Ronda
— 6 nights
train:  2​h
8
Malaga
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Barcelona
— 6 nights
train:  7​h
10
Salamanca
— 4 nights
train:  4​h
11
Madrid
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
12
Zaragoza
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Segovia
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Step off the beaten path and head to Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Jardin Botanico Viera & Clavijo. Take a break from Maspalomas with a short trip to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a leisurely stroll along Strandpromenade Meloneras, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Maspalomas journey planning app .

Barcelona to Maspalomas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Maspalomas. In March, Maspalomas is somewhat warmer than Barcelona - with highs of 71°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Highlights from your plan
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

3
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Teide National Park and Playa del Duque. Change things up with these side-trips from Costa Adeje: Masca Walk (in Masca) and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Playa de las Teresitas & Tenerife Auditorium (Auditorio de Tenerife)).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Costa Adeje tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. March in Costa Adeje sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Morro del Jable.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Los Cristianos, Tenerife, Room Escape Games, Masca Walk
Highlights from your plan
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Masca Valley ©
Masca Valley
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque

2
nights
Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura

Morro del Jable ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sotavento Beach and then find something for the whole family at Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Morro del Jable, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Cofete, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Sotavento.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Morro del Jable online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Costa Adeje to Morro del Jable in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Morro del Jable

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sotavento Beach, Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura, Playa de Sotavento
Highlights from your plan
Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura ©
Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura
Playa de Cofete ©
Playa de Cofete
Sotavento Beach ©
Sotavento Beach

4
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Parque Natural de Corralejo (in Corralejo), El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons (in El Cotillo) and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique (in Haria). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, take in the awesome beauty at Montana Roja, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Del Carmen day trip app .

Getting from Morro del Jable to Puerto Del Carmen by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in March, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanzarote, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, Parque Natural de Corralejo
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barrio Santa Cruz and Feria del Caballo. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seville online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, Seville is slightly colder than Puerto Del Carmen - with highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, Feria del Caballo
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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 19th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then admire the landmark architecture of Zuheros, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Entre Toros y Caballos. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Almodovar, don't miss a visit to Cairuan Street, and then admire the striking features of Palace of Benameji.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba sightseeing tool .

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palace of Benameji, Entre Toros y Caballos
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Entre Toros y Caballos ©
Entre Toros y Caballos
Cairuan Street ©
Cairuan Street

6
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Puente Nuevo and El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Ronda Dressage, walk around Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, and explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Ronda in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro

4
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Malaga, and make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga.

Start your trip to Malaga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Malaga sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga ©
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and Walking tours. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Patronat Call de Girona in Girona, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, get curious at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, and make a trip to Las Ramblas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Malaga in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patronat Call de Girona
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Plaza Mayor and Ieronimus. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, see human ingenuity at work at Embalse de la Almendra, ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Anaya.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salamanca tour planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Salamanca in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

6
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Mirador del Valle. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (El Arco de la Sangre, Casco Historico de Toledo, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid, admire the striking features of Palacio de Cibeles, and pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Cibeles.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madrid, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

3
nights
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 16th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Aljaferia, then have some family-friendly fun at Room60 Zaragoza Room escape, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor and then pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zaragoza vacation planner.

Getting from Madrid to Zaragoza by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

3
nights
Segovia

Segovia ©
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alcazar of Segovia and Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Segovia: Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda) and Iglesia de Santa Maria (in Aranda de Duero). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, wander the streets of Old City, see the interesting displays at Real Casa de la Moneda, and contemplate the long history of La Muralla de Segovia.

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Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Segovia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Zaragoza in April: highs in Segovia hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas, Iglesia de Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park ©
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia

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