59 days in Spain Itinerary

59 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 7 nights
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Salamanca
— 5 nights
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Santiago de Compostela
— 6 nights
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Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
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Seville
— 5 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Ronda
— 7 nights
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Granada
— 6 nights
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Bilbao
— 6 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 5 nights
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Barcelona
— 7 nights
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Madrid

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (San Roman Church, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, and see where the action happens at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Madrid is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Salamanca

— 5 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca and New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva). Explore Salamanca's surroundings by going to Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia (in La Alberca) and Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Anaya.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salamanca journey planner.

Getting from Madrid to Salamanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: high temperatures in Salamanca hover around 37°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Santiago de Compostela

— 6 nights

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Playa Area Grande (in El Grove) and Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia (in Laracha). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cabo de Udra, get to know the fascinating history of Praza de Cervantes, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro.

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Getting from Salamanca to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Salamanca in July, you will find days in Santiago de Compostela are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Corralejo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Corralejo, Fuerteventura

— 2 nights
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll through Parque Natural de Corralejo and then add some fun to your beach time FuerteCharter. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Caleta del Marrajo and then kick back and relax at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Corralejo tour planning site.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Corralejo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Corralejo is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in July, expect Corralejo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · 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.
Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fill the 29th (Sun) with excitement at Isla Magica. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, and admire the landmark architecture of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

You can fly from Corralejo to Seville in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Corralejo to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Corralejo in July, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

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 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Ronda

— 7 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Dona Felisa Winery and Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Ronda's surroundings by going to Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Sailing The Strait (in Estepona). There's still lots to do: shake up your sightseeing with SierrAventura Ronda, make a trip to Paseo de Blas Infante, take a stroll through Old City, and steep yourself in history at Casa Del Rey Moro.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Granada

— 6 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alhambra and Generalife. Venture out of the city with trips to Nerja (Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Playa Torrecilla, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, admire the striking features of Alcazaba, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo, and wander the streets of Sacromonte.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Granada itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Granada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Bilbao.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bilbao

— 6 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bodegas Tritium and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bilbao: Playa Primera de El Sardinero (in Santander) and Playa de Langre (in Langre). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Azkorri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón, and head outdoors with RiverCheer.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip app.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in August, expect nights in Bilbao to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

San Sebastian - Donostia

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parte Vieja and La calle 31 de agosto. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull, enjoy the sand and surf at Zurriola Beach, and explore the world behind art at San Telmo Museoa.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

You can drive from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Spend the 26th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · 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.