12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto de la Cruz
— 1 day
2
Costa Adeje
— 1 night
3
La Asomada
— 1 night
4
Seville
— Few hours
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
6
Granada
— 1 night
7
Bilbao
— Few hours
8
Barcelona
— 1 night
9
Salou
— 2 nights
10
Benidorm
— Few hours
11
Valencia
— 1 night
12
Madrid
— 1 night

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Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz ©
As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Loro Parque.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Puerto de la Cruz vacation website.

Aldie, USA to Puerto de la Cruz is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Aldie to Puerto de la Cruz. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque

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Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Siam Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Thu), make a splash at Siam Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Puerto de la Cruz to Costa Adeje by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Costa Adeje are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to La Asomada.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Siam Park
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Siam Park ©
Siam Park

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night
La Asomada

La Asomada ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Timanfaya Nationalpark. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Timanfaya Nationalpark.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Asomada online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Costa Adeje to La Asomada. In December in La Asomada, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Seville.

Things to do in La Asomada

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Timanfaya Nationalpark
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from La Asomada to Seville with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Asomada to Seville. Traveling from La Asomada in January, things will get little chillier in Seville: highs are around 58°F and lows about 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 39°F at night. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

1
night
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Generalife has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Generalife.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in January: highs in Granada hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 3rd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bilbao trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Granada to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in January, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palace of Catalan Music as well as El Barri Gòtic. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, see a show at Palace of Catalan Music, and then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Bilbao to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Barcelona are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Salou.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Palace of Catalan Music ©
Palace of Catalan Music

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nights
Salou

Salou
Known for its Mediterranean climate and vibrant beach community, Salou serves as the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada.
For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salou road trip tool.

You can drive from Barcelona to Salou in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Barcelona in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Salou, with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Benidorm.

Things to do in Salou

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

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Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Benidorm trip planner.

You can drive from Salou to Benidorm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and tram. In January, daytime highs in Benidorm are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Benidorm

Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm ©
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm

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night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Central Market of Valencia has been added to your itinerary.

Planning Valencia trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Benidorm to Valencia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Parque del Retiro has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip site.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 51°F and lows are around 36°F. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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