59 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

59 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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59 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pamplona, Spain
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
4
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Burgos, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
7
Tarragona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Alicante, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
10
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
11
Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Salamanca, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Oviedo, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
La Coruna, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
15
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
16
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
17
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
18
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Cadiz, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
20
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
21
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
22
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
23
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
24
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You've added Fundacio Joan Miro, Parc de Montjuic, Palau Guell, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and savor the flavors at La Boqueria.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona tour itinerary maker app .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Barcelona is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September; daily highs in Barcelona reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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nights
Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
You've added La Lonja, Iglesia de Santa Maria Magdalena, Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria Magdalena, then pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia, and finally steep yourself in history at La Lonja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, pause for some photo ops at Torre Del Pilar, then take in the views from Puente de Piedra, then steep yourself in history at Belchite, and finally see the interesting displays at Caesaraugusta Theater Museum.

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You can take a train from Barcelona to Zaragoza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in September since evenings lows in Zaragoza dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pamplona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

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nights
Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. You've added Selva de Oza, Monasterio de Leyre, Museo Castillo De Javier, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castillo De Xavier, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pamplona, then expand your understanding of the military at Fortress and Walls of Pamplona, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo Castillo De Javier. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de Leyre, and then walk around Selva de Oza.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pamplona visit planner.

Getting from Zaragoza to Pamplona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zaragoza in September, things will get little chillier in Pamplona: highs are around 29°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Javier, Selva de Oza, Monasterio de Leyre
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Pamplona
Catedral de Pamplona
Selva de Oza ©
Selva de Oza
Castillo De Xavier ©
Castillo De Xavier

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nights
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Zurriola Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, and then stroll through Zurriola Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, then wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

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Traveling by bus from Pamplona to San Sebastian - Donostia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pamplona in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in San Sebastian - Donostia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Monte Urgull ©
Monte Urgull

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica of Begona, Iglesia de San Nicolas, Catedral de Santiago, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santiago, admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, then wander the streets of Casco Viejo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Begona.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bilbao trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. September in Bilbao sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Highlights from your plan
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

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nights
Burgos, Spain

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de las Huelgas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral De Burgos, then learn more about the world around you at Cartuja de Miraflores, and finally learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Evolucion Humana. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Paseo del Espolon, appreciate the history behind Arco de Santa Maria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari, and finally get insight into ancient worlds with Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Burgos journey maker tool .

You can drive from Bilbao to Burgos in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bilbao in September, things will get a bit cooler in Burgos: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Tarragona.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores

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nights
Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona ©
Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roman Villa of Centcelles, La Torre de Los Escipiones, Reial Monestir De Santes Creus, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro de Tarragona, delve into the distant past at Circ Roma, snap pictures at Pont del Diable, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, and finally see the interesting displays at Roman Villa of Centcelles. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet, get engrossed in the history at Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona, then appreciate the history behind Reial Monestir De Santes Creus, and finally delve into the distant past at La Torre de Los Escipiones.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarragona attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Burgos to Tarragona in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Burgos in September, expect Tarragona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Tarragona

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet, Reial Monestir De Santes Creus, Roman Villa of Centcelles
Highlights from your plan
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona
Reial Monestir De Santes Creus ©
Reial Monestir De Santes Creus

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nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de la Virgen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Valencia trip planner .

You can take a train from Tarragona to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Valencia sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

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nights
Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, Mundomar and Playa de Levante. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, and then don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mundomar and then stroll through Playa de Levante.

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You can drive from Valencia to Alicante in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Alicante sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

Benidorm
Highlights from your plan
Mundomar ©
Mundomar
Explanada de Espana ©
Explanada de Espana
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, Museo Sorolla, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madrid tour itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Alicante to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Alicante in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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nights
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Puerta de Bisagra as well as Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, admire the masterpieces at Church of Santo Tomé, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, then make a trip to Catedral Primada, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirador del Valle. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from San Martin Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, then admire the masterpieces at Museo del Greco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and finally make a trip to Puerta de Bisagra.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo road trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Museo del Greco ©
Museo del Greco

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nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Rana de Salamanca as well as Pontifical University of Salamanca. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, contemplate the long history of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa de las Conchas, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, take in the views from Puente Romano, then gain insight at Pontifical University of Salamanca, and finally don't miss a visit to La Rana de Salamanca.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salamanca travel route planner .

You can drive from Toledo to Salamanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Toledo in September, Salamanca is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Oviedo.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

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nights
Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Your list of things to see and do now includes Route of Santiago de Compostela, Archaeological Museum of Asturias, Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, then make a trip to Plaza del Fontan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel de Lillo. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, then examine the collection at Archaeological Museum of Asturias, then pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo, and finally hike along Route of Santiago de Compostela.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oviedo trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Salamanca to Oviedo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Salamanca in September, plan for slightly colder days in Oviedo, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to La Coruna.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo ©
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura ©
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura
San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo

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nights
La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Your list of things to see and do now includes Castro de Elvina, Muralla Romana de Lugo, Domus, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Finisterrae, enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Santiago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Domus, contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Castro de Elvina.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our La Coruna journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Oviedo to La Coruna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Muralla Romana de Lugo
Highlights from your plan
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo

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nights
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
You've added Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, Museo Catedralicio, Museo do Pobo Galego, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Camino de Santiago, don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo do Pobo Galego.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip planner .

Santiago de Compostela is just a short distance from La Coruna. In October in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque de la Alameda ©
Parque de la Alameda
Camino de Santiago ©
Camino de Santiago
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ©
As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pico de las Nieves, Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada and Parque de San Telmo. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, take a stroll through Calle Triana, take in the dramatic natural features at Roque Nublo, and take an in-depth tour of Casa de Colon.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria itinerary planner .

You can fly from Santiago de Compostela to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria due to the time zone difference. In October, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is somewhat warmer than Santiago de Compostela - with highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Gran Canaria, Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada
Highlights from your plan
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Vegueta ©
Vegueta
Roque Nublo ©
Roque Nublo

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Santa Cruz de Tenerife ©
The lively port of Santa Cruz offers the convenience of a modern city while maintaining its laid-back island appeal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Orotava Valley, Mount Teide, Piramides de Guimar, and other attractions. When in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, make a side trip to see Loro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz, approximately 36 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz de Tenerife planning tool .

You can drive from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 5 hours. October in Santa Cruz de Tenerife sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you're off toGibraltar.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Cueva del Viento, Piramides de Guimar
Highlights from your plan
Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Mount Teide ©
Mount Teide

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Mediterranean Steps and Gibraltar Botanic Gardens (The Alameda). On the 14th (Mon), learn about all things military at The Great Siege Tunnels, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Michael's Cave, visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point, then pause for some photo ops at Sikorski Memorial, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Upper Rock Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Casemates Square, make a trip to Apes Den, then admire the natural beauty at Gibraltar Botanic Gardens (The Alameda), and finally hike along Mediterranean Steps.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gibraltar journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Gibraltar takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Gibraltar due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Santa Cruz de Tenerife in October, with highs in Gibraltar at 26°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
Upper Rock Nature Reserve ©
Upper Rock Nature Reserve

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Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Cadiz, Gran Teatro Falla, Teatro Romano, and other attractions. On the 16th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz, make a trip to Teatro Romano, walk around Park Genoves, then contemplate the long history of Oatorio de San Felipe Neri, and finally don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Sebastian. Keep things going the next day: catch a live performance at Gran Teatro Falla, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cadiz, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Caleta Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cadiz sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gibraltar to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Caleta Beach ©
La Caleta Beach
Park Genoves ©
Park Genoves
Gran Teatro Falla ©
Gran Teatro Falla

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Seville, Spain

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Torre del Oro, Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, Casa de Pilatos, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take an in-depth tour of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cadiz to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Seville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

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Plaza de España
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Royal Alcázar of Seville
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Catedral de Sevilla

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Cordoba, Spain

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Calleja de las Flores, Palacio de Viana, Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Calahorra Tower, steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja de las Flores.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
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Historic Centre of Cordoba

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Malaga, Spain

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Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion, Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, and finally get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Malaga trip planner .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Malaga, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Granada.

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Nerja
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Alcazaba
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Balcon de Europa
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja

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Granada, Spain

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica de San Juan de Dios, Carrera del Darro and Royal Chapel of Granada. On the 25th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, then appreciate the history behind Royal Chapel of Granada, then make a trip to Carrera del Darro, and finally wander the streets of Albayzin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malaga in October since evenings lows in Granada dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

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Alhambra
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Albayzin
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Generalife

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Serra de Tramuntana as well as Palau de l'Almudaina. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, then don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born, and finally take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Palau de l'Almudaina, explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas del Drach, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip builder app .

You can fly from Granada to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October in Palma de Mallorca, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

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Serra de Tramuntana, Cuevas del Drach, Alcudia Old Town
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Cuevas del Drach
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Catedral de Mallorca
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Alcudia Old Town

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