21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain holiday planner
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Fly
1
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Olvera
Drive
4
Ronda
Train
5
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
6
Granada
— 1 night
Drive
7
Merida
Drive
8
Caceres
— 1 night
Drive
9
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Segovia
— 1 night
Drive
11
Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Fly to Brisbane

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Barcelona — 6 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Bridge of Besalu has been added to your itinerary. Anfiteatro de Tarragona and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museu Picasso and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA. Change things up with a short trip to Muralla romana de Tarragona in Tarragona (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, visit El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and don't miss a visit to Carrer de Montcada.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in September, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Seville.
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Seville — 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and then visit Barrio Santa Cruz. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Olvera.
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Olvera

Olvera is a town in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Olvera trip planner.

You can drive from Seville to Olvera in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Olvera are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Ronda.
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Ronda

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): snap pictures at Roman Bridge, go for a walk through Parroquia de Nuestra Senora del Socorro, and then admire the local landmark of Plaza del Socorro.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda travel route builder.

You can drive from Olvera to Ronda in an hour. September in Ronda sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 2 nights

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.
To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba tour itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Ronda to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Granada.
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Granada — 1 night

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abadia del Sacromonte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then look for gifts at Sabor a Espana, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Granada tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in September, you will find days in Granada are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Merida.
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Merida

Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Templo de Diana.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Merida trip itinerary app.

Drive from Granada to Merida in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Merida sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Caceres.
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Caceres — 1 night

Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Caceres day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Merida to Caceres takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Caceres can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will leave for Salamanca on the 26th (Mon).
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Salamanca — 2 nights

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Marcos Church. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), then contemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya, and then steep yourself in history at Escuelas Menores.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salamanca vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Caceres to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, Salamanca is little chillier than Caceres - with highs of 31°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Segovia.
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Historic Sites
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Segovia — 1 night

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alcazar of Segovia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de los Santos Justo y Pastor, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cruz la Real, and then learn about all things military at Alcazar of Segovia.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Segovia trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Salamanca to Segovia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Segovia, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Toledo on the 29th (Thu).
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Toledo — 2 nights

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de San Antonio de Padua, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Toledo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Segovia to Toledo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Segovia in September, you will find days in Toledo are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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