23 days in Spain, Bussaco & Braga Itinerary

23 days in Spain, Bussaco & Braga Itinerary

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Bussaco, Portugal
— Few hours
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Salamanca, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Avila, Spain
— Few hours
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Segovia, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Burgos, Spain
— 1 night
6
San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
— Few hours
7
Laguardia, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Pamplona, Spain
— 1 night
9
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
10
Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
11
Santillana del Mar, Spain
— 1 night
12
Oviedo, Spain
— 2 nights
13
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 4 nights
14
Braga, Portugal
— Few hours

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Bussaco, Portugal

Bussaco
The Palace of Bucaco has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Palace of Bucaco.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bussaco online travel route planner.

Porto to Bussaco is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Bussaco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Bussaco

Historic Sites
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Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Torre del Clavero, St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), Convento de las Duenas, and other attractions. On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Clavero, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas, thensteep yourself in history at Cueva de Salamanca, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva).

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salamanca road trip planner.

You can drive from Bussaco to Salamanca in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bussaco to Salamanca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bussaco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Salamanca: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Avila.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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Palacio de la Salina ©
Palacio de la Salina
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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Avila, Spain

Avila ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes City Hall, Church of San Juan Bautista, Tower of Los Guzmanes, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Basilica de San Vicente, explore the ancient world of The Walls of Avila, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Avila, don't miss a visit to City Hall, thendon't miss a visit to Avila Plaza del Mercado Chico, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Juan Bautista.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Avila road trip site.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Avila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Segovia.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites
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The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente
Cathedral of Avila ©
Cathedral of Avila

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Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Iglesia de la Vera Cruz, Alcazar of Segovia, Catedral de Segovia, and other attractions you added.

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You can drive from Avila to Segovia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Avila in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Segovia. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Burgos.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

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Burgos, Spain

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arco de Santa Maria, Paseo del Espolon and Cartuja de Miraflores. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Burgos, learn more about the world around you at Cartuja de Miraflores, thenwalk around Paseo del Espolon, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arco de Santa Maria.

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Traveling by car from Segovia to Burgos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Segovia in July, things will get little chillier in Burgos: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Millan de la Cogolla.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores
Arco de Santa Maria ©
Arco de Santa Maria

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San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain

San Millan de la Cogolla ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de Yuso.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Millan de la Cogolla day trip planning tool.

Drive from Burgos to San Millan de la Cogolla in 1.5 hours. In July, San Millan de la Cogolla is somewhat warmer than Burgos - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Laguardia.

Things to do in San Millan de la Cogolla

Historic Sites
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Monasterio de Yuso ©
Monasterio de Yuso

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Laguardia, Spain

Laguardia ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Vega, Church of Santo Tomas, Ermita de San Felices de Bilibio, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Bodegas Ysios and then don't miss a visit to Calle del Laurel. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Marques de Riscal, make a trip to Ermita de San Felices de Bilibio, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santo Tomas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Vega.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Laguardia online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Millan de la Cogolla to Laguardia takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Pamplona.

Things to do in Laguardia

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Haro, Bodegas Marques de Riscal, Calle del Laurel
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Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes
Calle del Laurel ©
Calle del Laurel
Bodegas Marques de Riscal ©
Bodegas Marques de Riscal

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Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona ©
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Iglesia de San Saturnino as well as Ayuntamiento de Pamplona. On the 8th (Mon), make a trip to Plaza del Castillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pamplona, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Saturnino, thenlearn about all things military at Fortress and Walls of Pamplona, and finally ponder the world of politics at Ayuntamiento de Pamplona.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pamplona online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Laguardia to Pamplona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pamplona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites Museums
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Catedral de Pamplona ©
Catedral de Pamplona
Ayuntamiento de Pamplona ©
Ayuntamiento de Pamplona
Iglesia de San Saturnino ©
Iglesia de San Saturnino

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

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.
You've added Monte San Anton, Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, Txomin Etxaniz, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through La Concha Beach, don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, visit Parte Vieja, and step into the grandiose world of Miramar Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia online travel planner.

You can drive from Pamplona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Pamplona in July, plan for little chillier days in San Sebastian - Donostia, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hondarribia, Getaria
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Peine del Viento ©
Peine del Viento

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
You've added Parque de los Pueblos de Europa, Casa de Juntas, Mural del "Guernica" de Picasso, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, snap pictures at Puente Zubizuri, have fun at La Ribera Market, and take a stroll through Casco Viejo.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bilbao day trip site.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Bilbao sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gernika-Lumo, Bosque de Oma, Vizcaya Bridge, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

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Santillana del Mar, Spain

Santillana del Mar ©
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. On the 15th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenadmire the striking features of El Capricho de Gaudi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar, and finally examine the collection at Museo de la Tortura.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santillana del Mar day trip app.

You can drive from Bilbao to Santillana del Mar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in July, you will find days in Santillana del Mar are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oviedo.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, El Capricho de Gaudi
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Museo de la Tortura ©
Museo de la Tortura
Room Escape Games
El Capricho de Gaudi ©
El Capricho de Gaudi

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Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Change things up with these side-trips from Oviedo: TeverAstur Senda del Oso (in Teverga Municipality), Cangas de Onis (Puente Romano & Lake Covadonga) and Gijon (Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, Room Escape Games, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel de Lillo.

For reviews and other tourist information, use the Oviedo journey planner.

Traveling by car from Santillana del Mar to Oviedo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Oviedo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gijon, Cangas de Onis, TeverAstur Senda del Oso
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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TeverAstur Senda del Oso ©
TeverAstur Senda del Oso
Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga
Room Escape Games

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Step out of Santiago de Compostela to go to Fisterra and see Faro de Fisterra, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Lanzada, and walk around Parque de la Alameda.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Oviedo in July, Santiago de Compostela is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Braga.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Lanzada, Faro de Fisterra
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro

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Braga, Portugal

Braga ©
Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
On the 22nd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Guimaraes, thenexplore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Se de Braga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Monte.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Braga attractions planner.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Braga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Braga, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Braga can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Braga

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guimaraes
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
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Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Se de Braga ©
Se de Braga

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