15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Avila
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park, look for gifts at Compania de la Galleta, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas online itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Maspalomas is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Maspalomas, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Compania de la Galleta, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Hervideros and Bodega Los Almacenes -YE. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique and Fundacion Cesar Manrique. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Cabra Cabra Galeria De Arte, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen trip planner.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Teguise, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, Jardin de Cactus, Bodega Los Almacenes -YE
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Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique ©
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): shop like a local with Mercado Central de Atarazanas, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, visit La Carihuela, then examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, and finally shop like a local with Mahatma Showroom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Gravura Taller de Grabado, take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Malaga road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Malaga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Malaga. In September, daytime highs in Malaga are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Balcony of Europe, La Carihuela
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Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Mercado Central de Atarazanas ©
Mercado Central de Atarazanas
Mahatma Showroom ©
Mahatma Showroom

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Muro and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Centre Perles, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana, then view the masterpieces at CCA Andratx, and finally take in the exciting artwork at AHOY! Art Gallery Palma.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca road trip site.

You can fly from Malaga to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Leon.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa de Muro, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Serra de Tramuntana, CCA Andratx
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Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Plaza Del Grano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Astorga Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Palacio De Gaudi, take in the history at Puente del Passo Honroso, then browse for treasures at El Escribano Arte Medieval, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Diputación Provincial De León, explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, admire the landmark architecture of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, then examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Del Leon Romano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Leon trip planning site.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Leon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palma de Mallorca in September: high temperatures in Leon hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Avila.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Astorga, Puente del Passo Honroso
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Plaza Del Grano ©
Plaza Del Grano
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Astorga Cathedral ©
Astorga Cathedral

2
nights
Avila

Avila ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): trek along Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Four Posts, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santiago, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of St. Peter the Apostle. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Casco Historico de Avila, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of San Segundo, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Los Bracamonte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de Mosen Rubi, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Avila, and finally delve into the distant past at The Walls of Avila.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Avila online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Leon to Avila in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Avila can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trip

Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico
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Cathedral of Avila ©
Cathedral of Avila
Capilla de Mosen Rubi ©
Capilla de Mosen Rubi
Palace of Los Bracamonte ©
Palace of Los Bracamonte

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