9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Lerma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Palencia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vilalba
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Santiago de Compostela
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Segovia
— 1 night
train:  1​h
End: Madrid


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1
night
Lerma

Lerma ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bodega Cillar de Silos as well as Palacio Ducal. On the 11th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Ducal, then make a trip to Plaza Ducal, and then do a tasting at Bodega Cillar de Silos.

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

Madrid to Lerma is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In October, Lerma is slightly colder than Madrid - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palencia.

Things to do in Lerma

Wineries

Side Trip

Bodega Cillar de Silos
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Bodega Cillar de Silos ©
Bodega Cillar de Silos
Plaza Ducal ©
Plaza Ducal
Palacio Ducal ©
Palacio Ducal

2
nights
Palencia

Palencia ©
Palencia is a city south of Tierra de Campos, in north-northwest Spain, the capital of the province of Palencia in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel and then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral de Palencia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Palencia trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Lerma to Palencia in an hour. In October in Palencia, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vilalba.

Things to do in Palencia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Valladolid, Tordesillas
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Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas ©
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid

2
nights
Vilalba

Vilalba ©
Vilalba is a municipality in Galicia (Spain), in the province of Lugo, on the left bank of the river Ladra, one of the headstreams of the Miño.Pilgrim routeVilalba is located on the old pilgrim route from western Europe to Santiago de Compostella, which enters from Burgos and Abadin to the east and crosses using the old Bridge of Martiñán in the parish of Goiriz, leaving on the west side of the town towards Baamonde, Guitiriz and León.Journalistic traditionDuring the 20th century Vilalba had a rich journalistic tradition that began in 1902 with the Ideal Villalbés, a newspaper handwritten by the poet and journalist Antonio García Hermida. On the 13th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Mondonedo, then shop like a local with Espazo Caritel, then examine the collection at Pazo o Fortaleza de Tovar, and finally see the interesting displays at Pazo De San Isidro. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pozo da Ferida, then delve into the lush surroundings at Souto da Retorta, and then view the masterpieces at Regal Ceramica.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vilalba vacation planner.

Getting from Palencia to Vilalba by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Palencia in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Vilalba. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lugo.

Things to do in Vilalba

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Viveiro, Mondonedo, Espazo Caritel, Pazo o Fortaleza de Tovar
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Pazo De San Isidro ©
Pazo De San Isidro
Pazo o Fortaleza de Tovar ©
Pazo o Fortaleza de Tovar
Catedral de Mondonedo ©
Catedral de Mondonedo

1
night
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Piscina Romana, contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, take in the views from Puente Romano, then examine the collection at Museo Provincial de Lugo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Lugo, and finally delve into the distant past at Centro de Interpretacion de la Muralla Romana.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lugo travel route planning tool .

Drive from Vilalba to Lugo in an hour. October in Lugo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Catedralicio, see the interesting displays at Museo do Pobo Galego, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip planner .

Getting from Lugo to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Santiago de Compostela are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Segovia.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Thu), take a stroll through Old City, examine the collection at House Museum of Antonio Machado, learn about all things military at Alcazar de Segovia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Antonio El Real.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Segovia trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Santiago de Compostela to Segovia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real ©
Monasterio de San Antonio El Real
Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral ©
Monasterio Sta. Maria del Parral

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