16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  7​h 30​min
3
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Train:  5​h 30​min
4
Alicante
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Malaga
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
7
Cordoba
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa de las Teresitas and Cueva del Viento. Visiting Playa de las Vistas and Masca Walk will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Costa Adeje: Ermita de San Blas (in Candelaria) and Tenerife Auditorium (Auditorio de Tenerife) (in Santa Cruz de Tenerife).

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Costa Adeje planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Costa Adeje is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Costa Adeje hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, El Medano, Tenerife, Cueva del Viento, Masca Walk
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, then Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and finally examine the collection at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Los Hervideros, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montana Roja, then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Surf Spot Famara.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen day trip website .

Fly from Costa Adeje to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. September in Puerto Del Carmen sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, Jardin de Cactus
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
The Walls of Avila and Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nacional de Escultura and Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis. Venture out of the city with trips to Zamora (in Zamora), Avila (Ermita de Santa Maria de la Cabeza, Cathedral of Avila, & more) and Plaza Mayor de Valladolid (in Valladolid). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca.

For photos and other tourist information, read Salamanca route site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Puerto Del Carmen to Salamanca takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in September, plan for cooler nights in Salamanca, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a train to Alicante.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avila, Valladolid, Zamora, Basilica de Santa Teresa
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New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva) ©
New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva)
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Placa del Castell, immerse yourself in nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, kick back and relax at Playa de Levante o la Fossa, then kick back and relax at Poniente Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of El Castell de Guadalest, admire the verdant scenery at Guadalest Valley, and then meet the residents at Mundomar.

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Take a train from Salamanca to Alicante in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Alicante when traveling from Salamanca in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Benidorm, Calpe, El Castell de Guadalest
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Peñón de Ifac Natural Park ©
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park
Guadalest Valley ©
Guadalest Valley
El Castell de Guadalest ©
El Castell de Guadalest

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then kick back and relax at Playa Cala Salada, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, and finally head off the coast to Es Vedra.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town online trip planner .

Fly from Alicante to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Cala Salada, Cala Comte
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, then steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), stroll around Parque De La Paloma, wander the streets of La Carihuela, then see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Malaga road trip planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Malaga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Balcony of Europe, Marbella Old Town, La Carihuela
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Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Patio de los Naranjos, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Casa de Sefarad, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cordoba road trip site .

Traveling by train from Malaga to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cordoba are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

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