56 days in Spain Itinerary

56 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel planner

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 5 nights
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Seville
— 5 nights
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Jerez De La Frontera
— 1 night
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Ronda
— 6 nights
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Marbella
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 5 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 5 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 6 nights
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Segovia
— 3 nights
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Bilbao
— 5 nights
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Barcelona
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 5 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.
When in Ibiza Town, make a side trip to see Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center in Cala Tarida, approximately Cala Tarida away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, take a stroll through Dalt Vila, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and head off the coast to Es Vedra.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town travel route tool.

New Delhi, India to Ibiza Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Ibiza Town at 27°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Seville

— 5 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 Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, relax in the rural setting at Les Visites du Campo Bravo, and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seville trip maker app.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · 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.
On the 17th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Bodegas Gutierrez Colosia, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Luis Perez, then awaken your taste buds at Miss Catas, and finally make a trip to Feria del Caballo.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jerez De La Frontera trip app.

You can drive from Seville to Jerez De La Frontera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Jerez De La Frontera are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Ronda

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Go for a jaunt from Ronda to Gaucin to see Cezar Vinedos y Bodega S.L. about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, don't miss a visit to Alameda Del Tajo, and take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ronda online trip planner.

Drive from Jerez De La Frontera to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Marbella

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Malaga Cathedral, Alcazaba, &more), Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Parque De La Paloma) and La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, and contemplate the long history of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marbella route maker tool.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Marbella are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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. Go for a jaunt from Nerja to Competa to see Los Olivillos about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, stroll through Papagayo Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and kick back and relax at Playa El Salon.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip site.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Nerja sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granada

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Malaga (Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alahama & Plaza del Obispo de Malaga) and Iberfauna (in Zuheros). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Granada journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Granada are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
On the 9th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba tour planning app.

Getting from Granada to Cordoba by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Granada, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Madrid

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Museo del Greco, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

Plan trip to Madrid with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Segovia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Segovia

— 3 nights

Light of Castilla

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.
Segovia is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia, pause for some serene contemplation at San Esteban Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Antonio El Real, and contemplate the long history of La Muralla de Segovia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Segovia trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Segovia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Segovia, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bilbao.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Bilbao

— 5 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: San Sebastian - Donostia (Parte Vieja, Plaza de la Constitucion, &more). Dedicate the 19th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, and head outdoors with San Mames Stadium.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Segovia to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Segovia in June since evenings lows in Bilbao dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Barcelona

— 7 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, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bilbao in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.