13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Carthage
Drive + Fly:  1 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Valencia
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
4
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Toledo
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
6
Madrid
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Salamanca
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h
End: Carthage

5
nights
Barcelona

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 The Magic Fountain, Plaja de Sant Sebastian, Museu Picasso, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online road trip planner.

Carthage, Tunisia to Barcelona is an approximately 6- hour combination of car and flight. When traveling from Carthage in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Plaza Lavapies, Puerta de Alcala, Plaza de Cibeles, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are little chillier (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Palacio De Cristal ©
Palacio De Cristal
Plaza de Cibeles ©
Plaza de Cibeles

1
day
Valencia

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 Barrio de Ruzafa, Oceanografic Valencia, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Central Market of Valencia, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia, make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, then stop by Barrio de Ruzafa, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanografic Valencia.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Valencia road trip app.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for little chillier days in Valencia, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid
To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Valencia in August, with lows around 22°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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1
day
Toledo

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 Mosque of Christ of the Light as well as Catedral Primada. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, look for gifts at Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, explore the world behind art at Museo de Santa Cruz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque of Christ of the Light, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Saint Mary the White.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Toledo trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Museo de Santa Cruz ©
Museo de Santa Cruz

1
night
Madrid

Madrid
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Salamanca on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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1
day
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), Puente Romano and Plaza Mayor. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally steep yourself in history at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban).

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salamanca travel route builder site.

You can drive from Madrid to Salamanca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Madrid in August; daily highs in Salamanca reach 36°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes La Latina, Gran Via, Royal Palace of Madrid, and other attractions. On the 17th (Sat), take a stroll through La Latina, then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, then wander the streets of Gran Via, and finally stop by Antigua Casa Talavera. On your second day here, see a show at Teatro de la Zarzuela and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid holiday planner.

You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in August since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
La Latina ©
La Latina

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