13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
3
Briones
— 2 nights
4
Bilbao
— 2 nights
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights


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3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Vila Vella (Old Town), kick back and relax at Fenals Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cristina Hermitage. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenwalk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

2
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 1st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Plaza de Guipuzkoa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Briones.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Monte Urgull ©
Monte Urgull
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

2
nights
Briones

Briones ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): do a tasting at Vivanco. Cultura de Vino, do a tasting at Bodegas Muga, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santo Tomas, and finally get to know the resident critters at RiojaNatura.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Briones online road trip planner.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Briones in 2 hours. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, Briones is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Briones

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haro, RiojaNatura, Ruta del Agua del Inglares
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Vivanco. Cultura de Vino ©
Vivanco. Cultura de Vino
Bodegas Muga ©
Bodegas Muga
Miguel Merino Winery ©
Miguel Merino Winery

2
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 6th (Tue), wander the streets of Casco Viejo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and then kick back and relax at Playa De Berria. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, and then get engrossed in the history at Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Briones to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Briones in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bilbao, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa De Berria
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum ©
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Catedralicio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, thenadmire the sheer force of Fervenza do Toxa, and finally make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, stop by Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, and then explore the ancient world of Castro de Barona.

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Getting from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bilbao in August, with highs in Santiago de Compostela at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fervenza do Toxa, Castro de Barona
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Fervenza do Toxa ©
Fervenza do Toxa
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona

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