22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Montevideo
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  45​min
2
Toledo
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 45​min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h
4
Malaga
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Calpe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Valencia
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 15​min
8
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
9
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Montevideo

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and The Walls of Avila. Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, Cathedral of Avila, &more), Cuenca (Historic Walled Town of Cuenca, Catedral De Cuenca, &more) and Segovia (Iglesia de San Andres, Alcazar of Segovia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through La Latina.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Madrid road trip website.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Uruguay Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montevideo in May: highs in Madrid hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cuenca, Segovia, Avila
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 4th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at San Roman Church, admire the local landmark of El Pozo De Los Deseos, make a trip to Custodia de Arfe, admire the masterpieces at Church of Santo Tomé, then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Puerta del Sol.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Toledo route planning tool.

You can take a train from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Toledo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums
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San Roman Church ©
San Roman Church
Church of Santo Tomé ©
Church of Santo Tomé

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, steep yourself in history at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, then explore the galleries of Las Duenas, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Seville online route builder.

You can take a train from Toledo to Seville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Las Duenas ©
Las Duenas

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas, admire the masterpieces at Museum Jorge Rando, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, then steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon). On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Episcopal Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Malaga trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Seville to Malaga by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Montefrio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Villa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Encarnacion, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Mirador de las Penas.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada travel planner.

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Granada sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Calpe.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montefrio
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions

1
night
Calpe

Calpe ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Mirador Monte Toix, immerse yourself in nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, then trek along Sendero Voramar - Calalga o Bassetes, then kick back and relax at Playa de Levante o la Fossa, and finally make a trip to Promenade of Calpe.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Calpe trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Granada to Calpe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Calpe can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Calpe

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sendero Voramar - Calalga o Bassetes ©
Playa de Levante o la Fossa ©
Playa de Levante o la Fossa
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park ©
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, then contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Grail.

Make your Valencia itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Calpe to Valencia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Museums
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Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barcelona Cathedral and Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Girona Cathedral (Catedral). Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Parish Church of Sant Roma), Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello) and Tossa de Mar (Vila Vella (Old Town) & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro de Tarragona, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and visit El Born.

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

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in June, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Tarragona, Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar, Peratallada, Playas de Calella
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
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You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas ©
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

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