12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santander
— 1 night
2
Haro
— 2 nights
3
San Millan de la Cogolla
— 1 night
4
Logrono
— 2 nights
5
Pamplona
— 1 night
6
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
7
Getaria
— 1 night
8
Bilbao
— 1 night

1
night
Santander

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Catedral de Santander and then look for gifts at Nuks Santander.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santander tour builder site.

Dublin, Ireland to Santander is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in September: high temperatures in Santander hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Haro.

Things to do in Santander

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santillana del Mar
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Ermita de la Virgen del Mar ©
Ermita de la Virgen del Mar
Catedral de Santander ©
Catedral de Santander
Taller Estudio de Ceramica Santillana del Mar ©

2
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Haro

Haro ©
Haro is a town and municipality in the northwest of La Rioja province in northern Spain. On the 25th (Tue), admire the striking features of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Lecea, thenlearn about winemaking at Vivanco. Cultura de Vino, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Tomas. On your second day here, do a tasting at Bodegas Muga, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodegas y Vinedos Gomez Cruzado, and then do a tasting at Bodegas Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Haro day trip planning app.

Getting from Santander to Haro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santander in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Haro, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Millan de la Cogolla.

Things to do in Haro

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Briones, Bodegas Lecea
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Vivanco. Cultura de Vino ©
Vivanco. Cultura de Vino
Church of Santo Tomas
Church of Santo Tomas
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion

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San Millan de la Cogolla

San Millan de la Cogolla ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de Yuso, contemplate the long history of San Millan Suso Monastery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de los Arcos, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de Santa Maria La Real, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Millan de la Cogolla travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Haro to San Millan de la Cogolla takes an hour. Traveling from Haro in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Millan de la Cogolla, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Logrono.

Things to do in San Millan de la Cogolla

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Basilica de Santa Maria de los Arcos, Monasterio de Santa Maria La Real
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Basilica de Santa Maria de los Arcos ©
Basilica de Santa Maria de los Arcos
San Millan Suso Monastery ©
San Millan Suso Monastery
Monasterio de Santa Maria La Real ©
Monasterio de Santa Maria La Real

2
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Logrono

Logrono ©
Logroño is a city in northern Spain, on the Ebro River. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for gifts at Fuertes Gourmet, thenexplore the ancient world of Castillo de Clavijo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Concatedral de Santa Maria de la Redonda, and finally do a tasting at Bodegas Franco Espanolas. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Bartolome, thendo a tasting at Bodegas Tritium, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodega El Fabulista, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Logrono trip itinerary website.

You can drive from San Millan de la Cogolla to Logrono in an hour. In September in Logrono, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Pamplona.

Things to do in Logrono

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Laguardia, Fuertes Gourmet, Castillo de Clavijo, Bodegas Tritium
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Fuertes Gourmet ©
Fuertes Gourmet
Iglesia de San Bartolome ©
Iglesia de San Bartolome
Castillo de Clavijo ©
Castillo de Clavijo

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Pamplona

Pamplona ©
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Parque de La Taconera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santo Domingo, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Urbasa Andia, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Garrarte Artesanos.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pamplona trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Logrono to Pamplona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pamplona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Pamplona

Parks Wildlife Classes
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Parque Natural Urbasa Andia ©
Parque Natural Urbasa Andia
Garrarte Artesanos ©
Garrarte Artesanos
Parque de La Taconera ©
Parque de La Taconera

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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 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Ondarreta Beach, thencontemplate the long history of Historic Center of Hondarribia, and then stop by Room278 shop. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at San Telmo Museoa, stop by Ganbara, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zurriola Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia attractions site.

You can drive from Pamplona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Pamplona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Sebastian - Donostia, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Getaria.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Historic Center of Hondarribia
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Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach
Room278 shop ©
Room278 shop
Ganbara ©
Ganbara

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Getaria

Getaria ©
On the 3rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Zarautz, examine the collection at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Salvador.

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

Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Getaria in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Getaria are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in Getaria

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de Zarautz
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Iglesia de San Salvador ©
Iglesia de San Salvador
Cristobal Balenciaga Museum ©
Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
Playa de Zarautz ©
Playa de Zarautz

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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 4th (Thu), look for gifts at Sorprendele Regalos Originales, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Begona, look for gifts at Lupita, thenshop like a local with La Turroneria Ivanez, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santiago, and finally look for gifts at Paragueria Leoz.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bilbao online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Getaria to Bilbao in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Bilbao are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
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Lupita ©
Lupita
Basilica of Begona ©
Basilica of Begona
Sorprendele Regalos Originales ©
Sorprendele Regalos Originales

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