31 days in Canary Islands & Barcelona Itinerary

31 days in Canary Islands & Barcelona Itinerary

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1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
2
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 4 nights
3
Costa Calma, Fuerteventura
— 3 nights
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
5
Barcelona
— 15 nights

3
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Visit Playa de Mogan and Playa de Maspalomas for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Amadores and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Maspalomas' surroundings by going to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spas, Las Canteras Beach, &more) and El bufadero de La Garita (in Telde). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Agustin, gear up at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, kick back and relax at Playa De Las Burras, and get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas trip itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Maspalomas is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Maspalomas, with highs around °C, while nights are much hotter with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, El bufadero de La Garita, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Masca Valley and Piscinas Naturales El Caleton. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de las Vistas and Playa de Fanabe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Costa Adeje: Los Gigantes (in Santiago del Teide) and Cueva del Viento (in Icod de los Vinos). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, and have some family-friendly fun at Parque Santiago Mini Golf.

To find out how to plan a trip to Costa Adeje, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Costa Adeje sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Costa Calma.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Los Cristianos, Siam Park, Piscinas Naturales El Caleton, Masca Valley, Los Gigantes
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Costa Calma, Fuerteventura

Explore hidden gems such as Playa de Cofete and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll get in some beach time at Sotavento Beach and Cuevas de Ajuy.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Costa Calma journey builder site.

Getting from Costa Adeje to Costa Calma by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Costa Calma can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Costa Calma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Morro del Jable, Playa de Sotavento, Oasis Park Fuerteventura, Cuevas de Ajuy
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa de Cofete ©
Playa de Cofete
Sotavento Beach ©
Sotavento Beach

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa Grande. Visit Playa Dorada Beach and Playa Flamingo for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: Playa Blanca (Playa Blanca & Montana Roja). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chica, get your game on at Lanzarote Karting, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Costa Calma to Puerto Del Carmen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Jardin de Cactus, Lanzarote Karting
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
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Jardin de Cactus ©
Jardin de Cactus
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Dorada Beach ©
Playa Dorada Beach

15
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Shop till you drop at La Boqueria and Casa Gispert. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lloret Beach and Fenals Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tossa de Mar (Cala Pola, Cala Futadera, &more), Lloret de Mar (Museu del Mar - Can Garriga & Gnomo Park) and Parc Francesc Macia (in Malgrat de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Illuminated Fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Pineda, stroll through La Playa de Sitges, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Salou, Lloret de Mar, Palafrugell, Girona
Find places to stay Aug 25 — Sep 9:
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

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