20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
4
Salamanca
— 2 nights
5
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
6
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
7
Malaga
— 2 nights
8
Cordoba
— 3 nights

3
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa de las Vistas and Playa de Fanabe. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Masca Valley. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Duque, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Los Cristianos, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Fernando Rey.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje tour itinerary builder website.

Winnipeg, Canada to Costa Adeje is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 6 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Winnipeg in October; daily highs in Costa Adeje reach 31°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Los Cristianos, Iglesia de San Fernando Rey, Masca Valley
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe

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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 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas journey builder site.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach
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El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Papagayo Beach and Surf Spot Famara. Visit Playa Dorada Beach and Playa Chica for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Puerto Del Carmen with a short trip to Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique in Haria, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Puerto Del Carmen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Dorada Beach, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Surf Spot Famara ©
Surf Spot Famara
Scuba & Snorkeling
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), contemplate the long history of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), then contemplate the long history of Casa de las Conchas, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

Plan trip to Salamanca with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of flight and train from Puerto Del Carmen to Salamanca in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Salamanca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Salamanca, with highs around 25°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

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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.
On the 15th (Thu), stroll through Playa Cala Salada, then kick back and relax at Cala Comte, then stop by Dalt Vila, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town online travel planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Ibiza Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in October since evenings lows in Ibiza Town dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio de Santa Anna, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Alcudia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, then take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, and then identify plant and animal life at Parc Natural de Mondrago.

To find out how to plan a trip to Palma de Mallorca, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ibiza Town in October since evenings lows in Palma de Mallorca dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alcudia, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

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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 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, then admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Marbella Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Malaga attractions planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Malaga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daytime highs in Malaga are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nerja, Marbella Old Town
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Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Molino de la Albolafia, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Malaga to Cordoba takes 2 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 by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Casa de Sefarad ©
Casa de Sefarad

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