13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
2
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
4
Madrid
— 2 nights
5
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, buy something for everyone on your list at Boulevard El Faro, kick back and relax at Playa de San Agustin, then kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, and finally visit Vegueta.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas online travel route planner.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Maspalomas is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Guatemala City in May: highs in Maspalomas hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Boulevard El Faro, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de San Agustin ©
Playa de San Agustin

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Vistas, kick back and relax at Playa del Duque, then stroll through Playa de Fanabe, then kick back and relax at Playa El Medano, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Teide National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then hike along Masca Walk, and finally appreciate the views at Masca Valley.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Costa Adeje trip planning website.

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. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tenerife, Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, Playa El Medano, Masca Walk, Playa de las Vistas
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Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, then get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, take in the dramatic natural features at Los Hervideros, take in the awesome beauty at Montana Roja, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surf Spot Famara, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Grande.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen day trip tool.

Fly from Costa Adeje 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, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Montana Roja, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Surf Spot Famara ©
Surf Spot Famara
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): wander the streets of Gran Via, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at ABC Serrano, stop by Barrio de Salamanca, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey tool.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, kick back and relax at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Muro, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Alcudia, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Calo Des Moro, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago, and then kick back and relax at Playa Santa Ponca.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Madrid to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Muro, Playa Santa Ponca, Playa de Alcudia, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Serra de Tramuntana
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, view the masterpieces at Galeria La Lesia, stroll around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the next day, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, then pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and finally get curious at CaixaForum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip site.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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