24 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

24 days in Castile and Leon Itinerary

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Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Drive to Segovia
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Segovia
— 3 nights
Train
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Valladolid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salamanca
— 4 nights
Drive
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Leon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Burgos
— 5 nights
Drive
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Soria
— 3 nights
Drive to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Fly to Cincinnati

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Segovia

— 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Alcazar of Segovia and Castillo de Coca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de San Vicente and La Muralla de Segovia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Segovia: Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Carrascal del Rio) and Avila (Real Monasterio de Santo Tomas & Convento de Santa Teresa). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old City, don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Segovia vacation site.

Cincinnati, USA to Segovia is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Segovia are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Valladolid.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Valladolid

— 3 nights

Land of Castles

A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Castillo de la Mota and Cuéllar Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iglesia de San Pablo and Bodegas Legaris. Go for a jaunt from Valladolid to Palencia to see Catedral de Palencia about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa María La Antigua.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Valladolid trip planner.

You can take a train from Segovia to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Valladolid when traveling from Segovia in June, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Salamanca

— 4 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban) and Parque Natural Arribes del Duero. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zamora Cathedral and Convento de las Duenas. Step out of Salamanca to go to La Alberca and see Historic Downtown, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Historia de Automocion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, contemplate the long history of Universidad de Salamanca, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Salamanca tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Valladolid to Salamanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Salamanca can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

Leon

— 4 nights
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Get a sense of the local culture at Astorga Cathedral and Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Antiguo Convento de San Marcos and Castrillo de los Polvazares will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Leon: Cueva de Valporquero (in Valporquero de Torio), Las Medulas Natural Monument (in Las Medulas) and Iglesia Santo Tomas de las Ollas (in Ponferrada). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Del Grano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Del Leon Romano, and explore the world behind art at Museo Casa Botines Gaudi.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Leon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Leon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in June, expect nights in Leon to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Burgos.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:

Burgos

— 5 nights
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral De Burgos and Villa Romana La Olmeda. Popular historic sites such as Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos and Capilla de Los Condestables are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Burgos: Aranda de Duero (Ribiertete & Iglesia de Santa Maria), Iglesia de San Martin de Fromista (in Fromista) and Territorio Artlanza (in Quintanilla del Agua). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Burgos, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Y Vinedos PradoRey, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari, and make a trip to Plaza del Mio Cid.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Burgos vacation app.

You can drive from Leon to Burgos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Burgos are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Soria.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:

Soria

— 3 nights
Soria is a city in north-central Spain, the capital of the province of Soria in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Asuncion de El Burgo de Osma and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canon del Rio Lobos Natural Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santo Domingo and then explore the activities along Laguna Negra.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Soria trip planner.

You can drive from Burgos to Soria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Soria

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Castile and Leon travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches
Spain’s largest autonomous region, Castile and León was formed by the union of two ancient kingdoms. Old Castile and the Kingdom of León suffered separations and reunifications several times during the Middle Ages. This region’s wealth of historical attractions includes three cities that are World Heritage Sites. The countryside is punctuated by archeological sites, Roman mines, Gothic churches, and tiny villages established many centuries ago. Each colorful community has its own distinctive character, culture, and art. Take a trip to some of the area's award-winning wineries, many of which offer tours.