22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Calella de Palafrugell
— 1 night
Drive
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Girona
— 1 night
Train
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Zaragoza
— 1 night
Drive
5
Olite
— 1 night
Drive
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Pamplona
— 1 night
Drive
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night
Drive
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Vitoria-Gasteiz
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive
10
Leon
— 1 night
Drive
11
Salamanca
— 1 night
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12
Avila
— 1 night
Drive
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Segovia
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Barcelona

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip builder site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Barcelona is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Calella de Palafrugell.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Calella de Palafrugell

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fundacio Josep Pla, kick back and relax at Aigua Xelida, and then identify plant and animal life at Poseidon Calella.

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Drive from Barcelona to Calella de Palafrugell in 2 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Calella de Palafrugell, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Girona.

Things to do in Calella de Palafrugell

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Girona

— 1 night

City of a Thousand Sieges

Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): wander the streets of Patronat Call de Girona and then get a dose of the wild on Girona Explorers.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Girona trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Calella de Palafrugell to Girona in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Girona are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Girona

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

Zaragoza

— 1 night

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Zaragoza road trip website.

Take a train from Girona to Zaragoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Olite.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Olite

— 1 night
Olite is a town and municipality located in the Comarca de Tafalla comarca, Merindad de Olite merindad, in Navarre, Spain.According to Isidore of Seville's, the town of Oligicus was founded by Swinthila, Visigothic King of Hispania in order to control and punish the Vascones. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Cerco de Artajona, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Ochoa, and then step into the grandiose world of Palacio Real de Olite.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Olite day trip planner.

Drive from Zaragoza to Olite in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Zaragoza in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Olite: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pamplona.

Things to do in Olite

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:

Pamplona

— 1 night
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): do a tasting at Bodega Otazu and then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress and Walls of Pamplona.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pamplona holiday planner.

Getting from Olite to Pamplona by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Pamplona

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:

San Sebastian - Donostia

— 1 night

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip app.

Traveling by car from Pamplona to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Pamplona in November, San Sebastian - Donostia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Vitoria-Gasteiz

— 2 nights

Green Capital of Spain

The capital of the Basque country, Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medieval city with lively suburbs and a traditional but elegant urban feel.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tritium, then do a tasting at Bodega La Rioja Alta S.A., and then examine the collection at Bibat Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Bohedal Bodega Boutique and then learn about winemaking at Bodega Conde de los Andes.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vitoria-Gasteiz trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Vitoria-Gasteiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in November since evenings lows in Vitoria-Gasteiz dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

Burgos

— 1 night
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Plaza del Mio Cid, then make a trip to Catedral De Burgos, and then get outside with Nacimiento del Rio Cadagua.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Burgos online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Burgos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vitoria-Gasteiz in November: highs in Burgos hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Leon.

Things to do in Burgos

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Leon

— 1 night
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, make a trip to Convento de las Concepcionistas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Guias Legio.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon day trip planner.

You can drive from Burgos to Leon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November in Leon, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Salamanca

— 1 night

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, then get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Leon in November: highs in Salamanca hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Avila.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:

Avila

— 1 night
On the 16th (Tue), admire the striking features of Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas, then delve into the distant past at The Walls of Avila, and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre-campanario de la Catedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Avila road trip website.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Avila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Avila can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Segovia.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:

Segovia

— 1 night

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia and then don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Segovia itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Avila to Segovia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Avila in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Segovia, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Segovia

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Segovia to Madrid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 21:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Palafrugell travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Gardens · Scuba & Snorkeling
Palafrugell is a municipality in the Mediterranean Costa Brava, located near Palamós in the comarca of Baix Empordà, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. With 22,365 inhabitants it is the largest city of its comarca. Several coastal and interior towns (Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell, Tamariu and Llofriu) belong to this city.The combination of a good summer climate and beautiful beaches has been exploited for both domestic and international tourism. Tourists have come from a wide range of countries, especially the Netherlands, England, France, and more recently, the United States. It also serves as a summer holiday town for residents of cities such as Barcelona and Girona.This medieval town was once fortified but is no longer. Many narrow streets emanate from Plaça Nova -a large square with bars, restaurants and boutiques. The local government (Ajuntament) sponsors activities such as concerts and dances including the traditional Sardana. St. Martí's church was built in the late 11th century and is close to Plaça Nova.

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