5 days in Spain Itinerary

5 days in Spain Itinerary

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5 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Salamanca
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Gijon
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Salamanca

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night
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 19th (Thu), walk around Parque de la Alameda, don't miss a visit to Plaza de las Platerias, take in the spiritual surroundings of Torre da Berenguela, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, then don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, and finally make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary planning website .

Salamanca to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Santiago de Compostela when traveling from Salamanca in March, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gijon.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Parks
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Torre da Berenguela ©
Torre da Berenguela

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Gijon

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, then walk around Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina), and then stroll through Playa de San Lorenzo.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gijon travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Gijon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura ©
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
On the 21st (Sat), stroll through La Concha Beach, then don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo, and finally wander the streets of Parte Vieja. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Urgull, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de la Mota.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia planning app .

Traveling by car from Gijon to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Burgos.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Tours Nature
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Food Tours
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Burgos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Los Condestables, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de las Huelgas, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Cartuja de Miraflores.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Burgos travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Burgos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in March: high temperatures in Burgos hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Museums
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Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas

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