20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  13 h 15 min
1
Zaragoza
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Leon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Seville
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
8
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

1
day
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Pablo Gargallo, then examine the collection at Emoz, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally contemplate the long history of Daroca.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zaragoza planner.

Montreal, Canada to Zaragoza is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Zaragoza due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zaragoza: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Daroca ©
Daroca
Emoz ©
Emoz

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Appreciate the collections at Museu del Cau Ferrat and Museu Del Ferrocarril. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Calafell and Pau Casals Museum. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Santuari de la Mare de Deu de Montserrat a Montferri (in Montferri), Far Torredembarra (in Torredembarra) and Reial Monestir De Santes Creus (in Aiguamurcia). There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at El Puerto de Barcelona, don't miss a visit to Cementerio de Montjuic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecla.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip app.

Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sitges, Santuari de la Mare de Deu de Montserrat a Montferri, Playa de Calafell, Museu Del Ferrocarril, Far Torredembarra
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Reial Monestir De Santes Creus ©
Reial Monestir De Santes Creus
Far Torredembarra ©
Far Torredembarra

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Castell de Bellver and Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma. Santuari de Cura and Catedral de Mallorca will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castell de Capdepera (in Capdepera) and Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia La Porciuncula (la Iglesia de Cristal), examine the collection at Palau March Museu, step into the grandiose world of Palau de l'Almudaina, and get to know the fascinating history of Banos Arabes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santuari de Cura, Castell de Capdepera, Cuevas del Drach
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Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Santuari de Cura ©
Santuari de Cura

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Sant Rafel, and finally stroll through Cala Comte. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, and finally stroll through Cala Moli.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leon.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cala Comte
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

1
night
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, examine the collection at Museo de León, then see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leon trip planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Leon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Leon is little chillier than Ibiza Town - with highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines ©
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Marcos Church, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Monterrey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Purisima Church, contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, then admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally steep yourself in history at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva). On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas, steep yourself in history at Escuelas Menores, make a trip to Plaza de Anaya, then steep yourself in history at Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Anunciacion y Sepulcro de Sta Teresa, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de los Duques de Alba.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salamanca trip planner.

You can drive from Leon to Salamanca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alba de Tormes
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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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.
Iglesia de San Pedro and Basilica Menor de Santa Maria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de la O and Centro historico de Sanlucar de Barrameda. Venture out of the city with trips to Jerez De La Frontera (Bodegas Luis Perez & Museo de la Atalaya), Sanlucar de Barrameda (Palace of Medina Sidonia, Plaza Del Cabildo, &more) and Arcos de la Frontera (in Arcos de la Frontera). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Casa Ordonez.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seville trip builder website.

Drive from Salamanca to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in September since evenings lows in Seville dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Sanlucar de Barrameda, Arcos de la Frontera, Jerez De La Frontera, Casa Ordonez
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Basilica Menor de Santa Maria ©
Basilica Menor de Santa Maria
Iglesia de San Pedro ©
Iglesia de San Pedro

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night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, steep yourself in history at Palacio de la Merced, get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo, admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba tour itinerary maker app.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in September, you will find days in Cordoba are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Palacio de la Merced ©
Palacio de la Merced
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir ©
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get your game on at Hurricane Factory Madrid, then examine the collection at Infante de Orleans Foundation Museum, then explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo del Aire, get your game on at Windobona Indoor Skydiving Madrid, then walk around Parque Lineal Del Manzanares, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Pedro ad Vincula.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Cordoba, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Church of Santo Tomé ©
Church of Santo Tomé
San Roman Church ©
San Roman Church

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