18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Columbus
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Seville
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Granada
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Columbus

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona driving holiday planning app.

Columbus, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa.

To plan Ibiza Town vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Barcelona to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kentucky Derby
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, catch some excitement at Isla Magica, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Ibiza Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Puente Nuevo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ronda vacation tool.

Take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Ronda sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Río Chíllar, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then stroll through Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nerja tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nerja are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), take a stroll through Albayzin, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On the next day, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, and finally contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Granada trip builder app.

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Granada are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Madrid sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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