27 days in Spain Itinerary

27 days in Spain Itinerary

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Ferry
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Santander
Drive
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Bilbao
— 7 nights
Drive
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Potes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cangas de Onis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santiago de Compostela
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gijon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santander
— 3 nights
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Santander

Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Santander tour itinerary planning site.

Plymouth, UK to Santander is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. July in Santander sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Bilbao.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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Bilbao — 7 nights

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kids will appreciate attractions like RiojaNatura and Peine del Viento. When in Bilbao, make a side trip to see Aquarium in San Sebastian - Donostia, approximately San Sebastian - Donostia away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, and wander the streets of Casco Viejo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bilbao trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Santander to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Santander in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bilbao: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Potes.
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Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Potes — 3 nights

Your list of things to see and do now includes Picos de Europa, Playa de Poo, Lagos de Covadonga, and other attractions. Change things up with a short trip to Ruta del Cares in Poncebos (about 58 minutes away).

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Potes online route builder.

Drive from Bilbao to Potes in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Bilbao in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Potes: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Cangas de Onis.
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Cangas de Onis — 3 nights

Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Puente Romano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario De Covadonga, and then get outside with Olla de San Vicente.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cangas de Onis trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Potes to Cangas de Onis by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Cangas de Onis, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Santiago de Compostela.
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Santiago de Compostela — 5 nights

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
As Catedrais Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Islas Cies and Praia da Lanzada. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, stroll around Parque de la Alameda, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cangas de Onis to Santiago de Compostela takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cangas de Onis in August since evenings lows in Santiago de Compostela dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Gijon.
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Gijon — 3 nights

Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Your day by day itinerary now includes Campo de San Francisco as well as Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua. Bring the kids along to Playa de San Lorenzo and Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina). Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) (in Colunga) and Beach of Rodiles (in Villaviciosa). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Atlantico, admire the striking features of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, and look for gifts at La Esquina de Gijon.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gijon trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Gijon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Gijon, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santander.
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Santander — 3 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Playa de Somocuevas. Family-friendly places like Peninsula of Magdalena and Parque de Cabo Mayor will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Santander side-trips: Playa De Berria (in Santona) and Playa de Ris (in Noja). Explore Santander further: get to know the resident critters at Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santander day trip planning app.

You can drive from Gijon to Santander in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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