22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Platja d'Aro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, look for gifts at Munira, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip planning site .

London, UK to Granada is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from London to Granada, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Granada reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla, and don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nerja trip website .

Getting from Granada to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Nerja, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step out of Ronda to go to Casares and see Riding Fun In The Sun, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ronda holiday website .

You can drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Riding Fun In The Sun
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Climbing Tours

3
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ronda in August, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid sightseeing site .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Madrid, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, and finally get your game on at Kentucky Derby. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Cap Blanc, stroll through Cala Comte, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town vacation builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Ibiza Town, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Platja d'Aro.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Cala Comte, Kentucky Derby
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra

2
nights
Platja d'Aro

Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Camino de Ronda, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then contemplate the long history of Vila Vella (Old Town), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Port Bo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to Village Medieval de Pals, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sa Riera, and finally take some stellar pictures from Far de Sant Sebastia.

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Explore your travel options from Ibiza Town to Platja d'Aro with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Platja d'Aro when traveling from Ibiza Town in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Platja d'Aro

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sant Feliu de Guixols, Village Medieval de Pals, Camino de Ronda, Playa Sa Riera, Platja Port Bo
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Platja d'Aro to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Platja d'Aro in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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