43 days in Spain Itinerary

43 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 3 nights
2
Salamanca
— 4 nights
3
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
5
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
6
Malaga
— 2 nights
7
Granada
— 3 nights
8
Ronda
— 3 nights
9
Seville
— 3 nights
10
Cordoba
— 2 nights
11
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
12
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
13
Barcelona
— 7 nights

3
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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gran Via and Rio Creative Art Center. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Catedral Primada (in Toledo) and Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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Brisbane, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Madrid is minus 9 hours. In April, Madrid is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Segovia, Catedral Primada
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Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
The Walls of Avila and Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and Ieronimus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salamanca: Palacio De Gaudi (in Astorga) and Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, Cathedral of Avila, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), admire the landmark architecture of Convento Las Claras, steep yourself in history at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salamanca online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in May, plan for little chillier nights in Salamanca, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Avila, Palacio De Gaudi, Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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Costa Adeje, Tenerife

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Masca Walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get outdoors at Cueva del Viento and Playa del Duque. When in Costa Adeje, make a side trip to see Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria in Candelaria, approximately Candelaria away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Vistas and admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje travel route site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Costa Adeje takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Salamanca to Costa Adeje, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salamanca in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Costa Adeje, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Masca Valley, Playa de las Vistas, Masca Walk, Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, Cueva del Viento
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Las Canteras Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vegueta and Faro de Arinaga. Get out of town with these interesting Maspalomas side-trips: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Casa de Colon, Casa del Perfume Canario, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Playa de Amadores, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mirador Caldera de los Marteles.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Maspalomas online trip builder.

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 May, daytime highs in Maspalomas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Amadores, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Mogan, Faro de Arinaga
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Los Hervideros. Step out of Puerto Del Carmen with an excursion to Montana Roja in Playa Blanca--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, kick back and relax at Playa Dorada Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera, view the masterpieces at Gravura Taller de Grabado, thenadmire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Nerja Book Centre, thenidentify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, thentake a stroll through Marbella Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga route app.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Malaga is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in May since evenings lows in Malaga dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marbella Old Town, El Torcal de Antequera, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, Nerja Book Centre
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El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

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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.
Alhambra and Jaén Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Chapel of Granada and Nasrid Palaces. Go for a jaunt from Granada to Nerja to see Fundación Cueva de Nerja about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, visit Albayzin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in May, plan for little chillier nights in Granada, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jaén Cathedral, Fundación Cueva de Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral

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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get outdoors at El Tajo de Ronda and El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro. Puerta de Almocabar and Palacio de Congresos de Ronda will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, explore the ancient world of Murallas de Levante, look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and learn about winemaking at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Ronda are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Get a sense of the local culture at Barrio Santa Cruz and Casa de Pilatos. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Macarena, view the masterpieces at Delimbo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, thendelve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, thenget to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, thenget engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thenmake a trip to Patios de Cordoba, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Cordoba, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
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 28th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to El Tubo and then pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zaragoza trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Cordoba to Zaragoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zaragoza: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 30th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, thentake in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, thentake in the exciting artwork at Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca, and finally browse the exhibits of Castell de Bellver. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Passeig des Born, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Alcudia, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Muro, and finally stroll through Playa del Puerto de Pollensa.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

You can fly from Zaragoza to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Palma de Mallorca, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Playa de Muro, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Alcudia
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barcelona Cathedral and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc Guell, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and take in the exciting artwork at Begemot Art & Fashion Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planner.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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