24 days in Spain Itinerary

24 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Monterrey
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Leon
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Zaragoza
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
7
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Malaga
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
9
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Monterrey

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and The Walls of Avila. You'll explore and learn at Alcazar of Segovia and Lope de Vega Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: The Four Posts (in Avila) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the striking features of Palacio de Santa Cruz, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planning website.

Monterrey, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, then admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Anaya, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Marcos Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salamanca visit planner.

Getting from Madrid to Salamanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Salamanca, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban) ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. On the 5th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Laguna de Negrillos, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, then explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Palacio De Gaudi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astorga Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon day trip app.

Drive from Salamanca to Leon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Salamanca in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leon: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Astorga, Castillo de Laguna de Negrillos
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La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Astorga Cathedral ©
Astorga Cathedral

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.
On the 7th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Comte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Puig de Missa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, and then step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Leon to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, Ibiza Town is somewhat warmer than Leon - with highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Comte, Puig de Missa
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

4
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'll explore and learn at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu Picasso. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Anfiteatro de Tarragona (in Tarragona) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, contemplate the long history of Portal de Santa Madrona, appreciate the extensive heritage of Carrer de Montcada, and walk around Parc Guell.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Vila Vella (Old Town), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zaragoza road trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Zaragoza by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Zaragoza is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip planner.

Take a train from Zaragoza to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Zaragoza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Juan Bautista, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then walk around Parque De La Paloma, then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Malaga trip maker app.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nerja, Marbella Old Town, Parque De La Paloma, Church of San Juan Bautista
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

4
nights
Seville

Seville ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla and Painter Amalio Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Dona Felisa Winery, Baños Arabes, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, and steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seville holiday builder website.

Getting from Malaga to Seville by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Ronda
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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