12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Monistrol de Montserrat
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Manresa
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Bilbao
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Galdames
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
San Vicente de la Barquera
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Cangas de Onis
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
9
Infiesto
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
10
Gijon
— 1 night
Bus:  30​min
11
Oviedo
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Salamanca
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Miami, Florida


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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 El Born, Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Magic Fountain (Font Magica), and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, savor the flavors at La Boqueria, then kick back and relax at La Barceloneta, and finally examine the collection at Parc de Montjuic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Passeig de Gracia, wander the streets of El Born, admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and finally don't miss a visit to Magic Fountain (Font Magica).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey maker website .

Miami, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 71°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monistrol de Montserrat.

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Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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Monistrol de Montserrat

Monistrol de Montserrat ©
To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monistrol de Montserrat day trip planner .

You can drive from Barcelona to Monistrol de Montserrat in an hour. May in Monistrol de Montserrat sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manresa.

Things to do in Monistrol de Montserrat

Museums

Side Trip

Montserrat Museum
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Montserrat Museum ©
Montserrat Museum

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Manresa

Manresa
Manresa is the capital of the Comarca of Bages, located in the geographic centre of Catalonia, Spain, and crossed by the river Cardener. You've now added Cova de Sant Ignasi to your itinerary.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Manresa vacation planning website .

Manresa is very close to Monistrol de Montserrat. In May in Manresa, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.
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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.
Santuario de Loyola has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a stroll through Parte Vieja, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Santuario de Loyola.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planning app .

Getting from Manresa to San Sebastian - Donostia by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Manresa in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Sebastian - Donostia: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santuario de Loyola
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Santuario de Loyola ©
Santuario de Loyola

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Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip planning tool .

Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Galdames.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
La Ribera Market ©
La Ribera Market

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Galdames

Galdames
Galdames is a valley, town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.Main sights are Santa Maria Magdalena and Arenaza caves, both situated in Triano mountain range and the latter containing stalactites and rest of mining operations. Take the guesswork out of planning a Galdames vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bilbao to Galdames in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Galdames can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll set off for San Vicente de la Barquera on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Galdames

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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San Vicente de la Barquera

San Vicente de la Barquera ©
San Vicente de la Barquera is a municipality of Cantabria in northern Spain. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Comillas' Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Vicente de la Barquera vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Vicente de la Barquera takes 2 hours. Traveling from Bilbao in May, you will find days in San Vicente de la Barquera are a bit cooler (63°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in San Vicente de la Barquera

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Comillas' Beach
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Comillas' Beach ©
Comillas' Beach

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Cangas de Onis

Cangas de Onis ©
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cangas de Onis trip planner.

Getting from San Vicente de la Barquera to Cangas de Onis by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Infiesto.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Historic Sites
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Santuario De Covadonga ©
Santuario De Covadonga

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Infiesto

Infiesto ©
To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Infiesto route planner .

Infiesto is very close to Cangas de Onis. May in Infiesto sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Oviedo.
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Santuario de la Virgen de la Cueva ©

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Gijon

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina). On the 17th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina) and then stroll through Playa de San Lorenzo.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Gijon fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Infiesto to Gijon in an hour. In May in Gijon, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Oviedo.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo

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Oviedo

Oviedo
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Planning Oviedo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Oviedo is just a stone's throw from Gijon. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll set off for Santiago de Compostela on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Oviedo

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza del Obradoiro as well as Museo do Pobo Galego. On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Catedralicio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, then make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip site .

You can drive from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santiago de Compostela when traveling from Oviedo in May, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Catedralicio ©
Museo Catedralicio
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Museo do Pobo Galego ©
Museo do Pobo Galego

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca,Casco Historico has been added to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca day trip planner .

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Salamanca by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in May, you will find days in Salamanca are somewhat warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Retiro Park, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Mercado San Miguel, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel and then take a stroll through La Latina.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Salamanca to Madrid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Madrid when traveling from Salamanca in May, with lows around 52°F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca