7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

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7 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Gijon
1
Gijon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
La Coruna
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Pontevedra
— Few hours
Travel:  3​h
4
Cies Islands
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 45​min
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Madrid

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Gijon

Gijon ©
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Attractions like As Catedrais Beach and Playa de San Lorenzo make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Gijon's surroundings by going to Leon (Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, &more), TeverAstur Senda del Oso (in Teverga Municipality) and Cabo Busto (in Busto). There's still lots to do: categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Acuario de Gijon, admire the landmark architecture of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, walk around Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina), and stroll the grounds of Necropolis del Monte Areo.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gijon road trip tool .

If you are flying in from Dominican Republic, the closest major aiport is Asturias Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Gijon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Leon, As Catedrais Beach, TeverAstur Senda del Oso, Cabo Busto
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
TeverAstur Senda del Oso ©
TeverAstur Senda del Oso
Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo

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La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Plaza de Maria Pita, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte de San Pedro, and finally make a splash at Aquapark Cerceda.

For maps, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our La Coruna online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Gijon to La Coruna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Pontevedra.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Aquapark Cerceda
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Aquapark Cerceda ©
Aquapark Cerceda
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

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Pontevedra

Pontevedra
Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pontevedra trip planner.

Take a train from La Coruna to Pontevedra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Pontevedra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Cies Islands.

Things to do in Pontevedra

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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Cies Islands

Cies Islands ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get outside with Ruta de O Alto do Principe and then kick back and relax at Playa de Rodas.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cies Islands day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pontevedra to Cies Islands. August in Cies Islands sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Cies Islands

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Playa de Rodas ©
Playa de Rodas

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, then don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, then make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cies Islands to Santiago de Compostela. August in Santiago de Compostela sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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