19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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19 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Lorenzo de El Escorial
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Madrid
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
La Granja de San Ildefonso
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Alcala De Henares
— Few hours
train + bus:  30​min
6
Madrid
— 1 night
train:  45​min
7
Toledo
— 1 day
train:  1​h
8
Madrid
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
9
Aranjuez
— Few hours
train:  1​h
10
Madrid
— 1 night
car:  1​h
11
Segovia
— 1 day
train:  1​h
12
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
13
Cuenca
— Few hours
train:  1​h
14
Valencia
— 1 night
train:  2​h
15
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Pittsburgh

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Palacio de Velazquez, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), browse the different shops at El Corte Ingles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): stop by Confiteria Marques Madrid, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, walk around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Palacio de Velazquez, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio De Cristal, and finally make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip planning app .

Pittsburgh, USA to Madrid is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Madrid is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in June: highs in Madrid hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Confiteria Marques Madrid ©
Confiteria Marques Madrid

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San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side of the Sierra de Guadarrama, at the foot of Mount Abantos and Las Machotas, 29mi from Madrid. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Silla de Felipe II, Valley of the Fallen and Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, then identify plant and animal life at La Silla de Felipe II, and then appreciate the history behind Valley of the Fallen.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Lorenzo de El Escorial trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Madrid to San Lorenzo de El Escorial by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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La Silla de Felipe II ©
La Silla de Felipe II
Valley of the Fallen ©
Valley of the Fallen

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Madrid trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Lorenzo de El Escorial to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for La Granja de San Ildefonso.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas ©
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

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La Granja de San Ildefonso

La Granja de San Ildefonso ©
You've now added Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Granja de San Ildefonso travel planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to La Granja de San Ildefonso takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days in La Granja de San Ildefonso, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alcala De Henares.

Things to do in La Granja de San Ildefonso

Historic Sites Parks
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Alcala De Henares

Alcala De Henares ©
Alcalá de Henares, meaning Citadel on the river Henares, in Arabic قلعة النار, is a Spanish city located 35km northeast of the country's capital, Madrid. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castle of Siguenza. On the 23rd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castle of Siguenza.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alcala De Henares trip planner .

Traveling by car from La Granja de San Ildefonso to Alcala De Henares takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from La Granja de San Ildefonso in June since evenings lows in Alcala De Henares dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Alcala De Henares

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castle of Siguenza
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Castle of Siguenza ©
Castle of Siguenza

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Madrid

Madrid
For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner .

Madrid is very close to Alcala De Henares. You will leave for Toledo on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mirador del Valle, Pastelería Santo Tomé, Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol, stop by Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then stop by Pastelería Santo Tomé, then take a stroll through Casco Historico de Toledo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Saint Mary the White.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Toledo holiday builder tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Toledo, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo ©

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palacio de Cibeles, Prado National Museum, Estacion de Atocha, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paseo del Prado and Paseo de la Castellana. Get in touch with nature at Boca del Asno and Ruta los Oficios de la Vida. See even more of Madrid: examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Madrid Xanadú, and admire the local landmark of Plaza de Cibeles.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip builder tool .

Take a train from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Aranjuez.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Boca del Asno, Ruta los Oficios de la Vida
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Boca del Asno ©
Boca del Asno
Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales ©

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Aranjuez

Aranjuez ©
You've added Jardin del Rey, Royal Palace of Aranjuez, VisitAranjuez, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Fuente de Hercules y Anteo, get a taste of local nightlife at VisitAranjuez, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Iglesia de San Antonio, then make a trip to Royal Palace of Aranjuez, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin del Rey.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aranjuez trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Madrid to Aranjuez takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Aranjuez, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Madrid.

Things to do in Aranjuez

Parks Tours Nightlife
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Royal Palace of Aranjuez ©
Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Real Iglesia de San Antonio ©
Real Iglesia de San Antonio
Jardin del Rey ©
Jardin del Rey

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night
Madrid

Madrid
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Centro Comercial Plenilunio. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Plenilunio.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary maker app .

Take a bus from Aranjuez to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Segovia.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping
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day
Segovia

Segovia ©
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcazar of Segovia as well as Acueduct of Segovia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at La Muralla de Segovia, examine the collection at Museo de Segovia Casa del Sol, browse the exhibits of Alcazar of Segovia, then take a stroll through Old City, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Segovia holiday website .

You can take a train from Madrid to Segovia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Segovia, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Segovia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Museo de Segovia Casa del Sol ©
Museo de Segovia Casa del Sol

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turrones Vicens as well as El Rastro.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid planner .

Traveling by train from Segovia to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Segovia in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Cuenca.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Nature Wildlife
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El Rastro ©
El Rastro
la Sierra de Guadarrama National Park ©
Turrones Vicens ©
Turrones Vicens

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Cuenca

Cuenca ©
Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. You've added Taberna Jovi, Catedral De Cuenca, Colors, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Cuenca, then look for gifts at Colors, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Cuenca, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Taberna Jovi.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cuenca trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Madrid to Cuenca in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping
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Catedral De Cuenca ©
Catedral De Cuenca
Taberna Jovi ©
Taberna Jovi
Colors ©
Colors

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Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Port Saplaya, Museu Faller de Valencia, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Platja La Malvarrosa, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Saplaya, and finally have a few drinks at Hawaika.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Cuenca to Valencia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Valencia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Museu Faller de Valencia ©
Museu Faller de Valencia
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casa de Campo, Parque de Atracciones, Circulo de Bellas Artes, and other attractions you added. Head to Mercado San Miguel and Gran Viafor some retail therapy. Royal Palace of Madrid and Paseo de la Castellana are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid attractions planning website .

Take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in July, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). You'll set off for home on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod

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