21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
4
Seville
— 3 nights
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
6
Nerja
— 3 nights
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 4 nights

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.
Get outdoors at La playa de Tamariu and Cala Futadera. You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Change things up with a short trip to Camino de Ronda in S'Agaro (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona vacation builder tool.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

La playa de Tamariu, Camino de Ronda, Cala Futadera
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, kick back and relax at Zurriola Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Basque Coast Geopark, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lance and Malone Art Shop.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planning site.

You can fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Ondarreta Beach ©
Ondarreta Beach
Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Bring the kids along to Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Do your shopping at Mercado San Miguel and Cava Baja Gallery. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, take in the exciting artwork at Rio Creative Art Center, walk around Casa de Campo, and get out on two wheels at Beebiker.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary website.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Madrid by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in May, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Plaza de España and Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Alcázar of Seville and Barrio Santa Cruz. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, ride a horse along Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, and shop like a local with Un Gato en Bicicleta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seville trip builder website.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in May since evenings lows in Seville dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, thensteep yourself in history at Puerta de Almocabar, thenexplore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, thendo a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then learn about winemaking at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get outdoors at Burriana Beach and Nerja Donkey Sanctuary. You'll get in some beach time at Playa El Salon and Playa de la Alberquilla. Change things up with a short trip to Palya de Benajarafe in Benajarafe (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Capistrano Playa.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nerja online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Palya de Benajarafe
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Attractions like Playa de Amadores and Playa de Maspalomas make great kid-friendly stops. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de Mogan. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Canteras Beach (in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) and Area Recreativa de La Laguna (in Valleseco). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Agustin, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Caleta, explore the striking landscape at Los Azulejos de Veneguera, and catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas day trip app.

Fly from Nerja to Maspalomas in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nerja in May since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mogan, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de la Caleta, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

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