33 days in Spain Itinerary

33 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
6
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Ciutadella, Menorca
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
9
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Granada
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Vancouver

5
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 Playa del Duque and Piscinas Naturales El Caleton. Get in touch with nature at Barranco del Infierno and Playa de Fanabe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Costa Adeje: ARTlandya (in Icod de los Vinos), Torre mirador, museo de arte sacro e iglesia Parroquial de Santa Ana (in Garachico) and Reserva Ambiental (in San Miguel de Abona). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Playa de Abama, and head outdoors with WaterBuggy Fun.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Costa Adeje trip maker tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Costa Adeje is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Costa Adeje is 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in September; daily highs in Costa Adeje reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Garachico, ARTlandya, Los Gigantes, Playa de Abama, Reserva Ambiental
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Piscinas Naturales El Caleton ©
Piscinas Naturales El Caleton
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador. On your second day here, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thenstroll through Playa de Maspalomas, thenexplore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Palmitos Park ©
Palmitos Park
Playa de San Agustin ©
Playa de San Agustin

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Pocillos, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca, thenget impressive views of Volcán El Cuervo, and finally stop by Arteguise. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Playa Chica, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Puerto Del Carmen are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca, Volcán El Cuervo
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Chica ©
Playa Chica
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Seville

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.
Kids will enjoy Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Alcázar of Seville and Archaeological Ensemble of Italica. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio) and Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona (in Carmona). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Seville journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, Castillo de Almodovar, Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, contemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, thenget great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally wander the streets of Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sierra De Las Nieves, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Peinado, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art.

Start your trip to Ronda by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ronda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Sierra De Las Nieves
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City
Sierra De Las Nieves ©
Sierra De Las Nieves

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia. Explore hidden gems such as The Walls of Avila and Museo Sorolla. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Avila (Cathedral of Avila, The Four Posts, &more) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Spain, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Museo Cerralbo.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid sightseeing planning tool.

Take a train from Ronda to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ronda in October, with highs in Madrid at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vila Vella (Old Town) and El Barri Gòtic. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Tossa de Mar) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Fenals Beach
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

2
nights
Ciutadella, Menorca

Ciutadella
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cathedral Ciudadela, get engrossed in the history at Olivar House / Palacio Olivar, see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesa de Menorca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seminario de Sant Agustí de Ciutadella, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento de San Agustin, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Arenal De Son Saura. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Pont D'en Gil, steep yourself in history at Centro Historico, visit a coastal fixture at Sa Farola Lighthouse, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cala Turqueta, and finally ponder the world of politics at Mercat Municipal de Ciutadella Placa de la Llibertat.

Before you visit Ciutadella, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ciutadella in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. October in Ciutadella sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Arenal De Son Saura
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Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta
Cathedral Ciudadela ©
Cathedral Ciudadela
Seminario de Sant Agustí de Ciutadella ©
Seminario de Sant Agustí de Ciutadella

5
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Calo Des Moro and Artestruz Mallorca. Get some cultural insight at Castell de Bellver and Sanctuary of Sant Salvador. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palma de Mallorca: Cala Molins (in Cala San Vincente), Cala Gran (in Cala d'Or) and Cala Marcal (in Portocolom). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Jardines de Alfabia, examine the collection at Museu del Fang de Marratxi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Eulalia.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palma de Mallorca using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ciutadella to Palma de Mallorca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ciutadella in October, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Palma de Mallorca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Felanitx, Museu del Fang de Marratxi, Castell de Capdepera, Cala Molins, Cala Gran
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Calo Des Moro ©
Calo Des Moro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Artestruz Mallorca ©
Artestruz Mallorca

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, pause for some serene contemplation at Camarin de la Virgen del Rosario, contemplate the long history of La Madraza, thencontemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Palacio de los Cordova, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, thentake a stroll through Albayzin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Granada travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Granada in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

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