18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa del Duque and Playa de las Teresitas. Visit Playa de las Vistas and Playa El Medano for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Costa Adeje with a short trip to Masca Walk in Masca, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Fanabe, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Costa Adeje trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Costa Adeje is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dallas to Costa Adeje, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Costa Adeje: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Masca Walk, Playa El Medano, Playa de las Vistas, Masca Valley, Playa de las Teresitas
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Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Playa El Medano ©
Playa El Medano

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, thenkick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Vegueta. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de San Agustin.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

1
night
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo, enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, and then contemplate the geological forces at Humankind Healing Massage.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Corralejo online journey builder.

Fly from Maspalomas to Corralejo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Corralejo can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Step off the beaten path and head to Papagayo Beach and Los Hervideros. When in Puerto Del Carmen, make a side trip to see Montana Roja in Playa Blanca, approximately Playa Blanca away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Puerto Del Carmen visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, thendon't miss a visit to Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and finally steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seville road trip app.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Seville, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

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 12th (Tue): make a trip to Passeig des Born, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Alcudia, thenstroll through Playa de Muro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Parc Natural de Mondrago, thentake in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, and then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seville to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Seville in May, expect nights in Palma de Mallorca to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Alcudia, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Let the collections at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Joan Miro Foundation capture your imagination. Step out of Barcelona to go to Montserrat and see Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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