30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Bielsa
— 11 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Bilbao
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
5
Deia
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Kids will enjoy Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Playa de La Barceloneta. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, visit Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona visit planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bielsa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

11
nights
Bielsa

Bielsa ©
Bielsa is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Museum-lovers will get to explore Botigues Museum and Museo de Juegos Tradicionales. Bring the kids along to Guies Vall Fosca and Cerler. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bielsa: Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (in Torla), Benasque (Iglesia Parroquial de Santa Maria La Mayor, Forau de Aigualluts, &more) and Cañón de Añisclo (in Escalona). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Congost de Mont-rebei, see the interesting displays at Centre d'Interpretacio de l'Antic Comerc, trek along Ruta de Las Tres Cascadas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Sorrosal.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bielsa road trip site.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Bielsa takes 4 hours. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bielsa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ainsa, Graus, Benasque, Campo, Roda de Isabena
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Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park ©
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park
Cañón de Añisclo ©
Cañón de Añisclo
Guies Vall Fosca ©
Guies Vall Fosca

3
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, take in the exciting artwork at Lance and Malone Art Shop, then get your game on at Let's get Basque!, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, then explore the world behind art at San Telmo Museoa, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bielsa to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Fortress and Walls of Pamplona
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Monte Urgull ©
Monte Urgull
San Telmo Museoa ©
San Telmo Museoa

3
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and then snap pictures at La Salve Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo de Altamira and then get to know the resident critters at Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bilbao online vacation builder.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Bilbao are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Deia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Museo de Altamira, Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum ©
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

10
nights
Deia

Deia ©
Deià is a small coastal village in the Serra de Tramuntana, which forms the northern ridge of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Get some cultural insight at Serra de Tramuntana and Iglesia de San Juan Bautista. Visiting Path of the Archduke and Cala Banyalbufar will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Deia: Cala de Estellencs (in Estellencs), La Reserva Puig de Galatzo (in Puigpunyent) and Es Verger (in Esporles). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Bodega Ribas, steep yourself in history at Palacio del Rei Sanc, Head underground at Avenc de Son Pou, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Alfabia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Deia day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bilbao to Deia with the Route module. In October in Deia, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deia

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Valldemossa, Binissalem, Majorca, Santa Maria del Cami, Consell
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Bodega Ribas ©
Bodega Ribas
La Casa de Robert Graves ©
La Casa de Robert Graves

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