22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain tour itinerary planner

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Fly
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Madrid
— 3 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Valencia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, stop by Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cordoba online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Balcony of Europe, stroll through Burriana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, and identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja trip site.

You can drive from Cordoba to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cordoba in May: highs in Nerja hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery.

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

Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Ronda sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:

Seville

— 3 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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

Valencia

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Valencia sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Seville to Valencia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May in Valencia, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:

Barcelona

— 4 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

Before you visit Barcelona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in May, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.