9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nerja
— 3 nights
2
Javea
— 1 night
3
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
4
Barcelona
— 2 nights

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get outdoors at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Fundación Cueva de Nerja. Visit Burriana Beach and Playa Torrecilla for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Molino de Papel, explore the activities along Río Chíllar, and see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Nerja road trip planning website.

London, UK to Nerja is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Nerja. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Nerja at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Javea.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

1
night
Javea

Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Grava, stroll through Cala del Moraig, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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You can drive from Nerja to Javea in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nerja in August, plan for little chillier days in Javea, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Javea

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Cala del Moraig
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cala del Moraig ©
Cala del Moraig

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Es Figueral, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala de Sant Vicent, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala S'Illot des Rencli, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at S'Arenal Petit. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, kick back and relax at Cala Bassa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Comte, and finally kick back and relax at Port Des Torrent.

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Getting from Javea to Ibiza Town by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ibiza Town are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Cala Bassa, S'Arenal Petit, Cala de Sant Vicent, Cala S'Illot des Rencli
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Cala de Sant Vicent ©
Cala de Sant Vicent
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de la Nova Icaria. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip site.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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