21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly + Foot:  3 h 30 min
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night
Foot + Fly:  4 h
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Nerja
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to La playa de Tamariu and Camino de Ronda. Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to Cala Futadera in Tossa de Mar--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, take in the exciting artwork at MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary app.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Camino de Ronda, Cala Futadera, La playa de Tamariu
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

1
night
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 7th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, kick back and relax at Zurriola Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Basque Coast Geopark, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lance and Malone Art Shop.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia online journey planner.

Getting from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Ondarreta Beach ©
Ondarreta Beach
Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gran Via and Diseno Propio. Artesania.. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and get a taste of the local shopping with Cava Baja Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in December, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
Head to Un Gato en Bicicleta and Antiguedades el Museofor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramica Artistica Colon, shop like a local with Delimbo, and explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in December, with highs in Seville at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 14th (Mon), do a tasting at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, contemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, then get a dose of the wild on Paddock Paradise Ronda, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then do a tasting at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Ronda sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo

3
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. Take a break from the city and head to Capistrano Playa and Playa El Salon. You'll get in some beach time at Papagayo Beach and Palya de Benajarafe. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Alberquilla, look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nerja trip itinerary builder 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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in December: high temperatures in Nerja hover around 14°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Palya de Benajarafe
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Las Canteras Beach and Playa de Mogan. Relax by the water at Playa de Amadores and Playa de Maspalomas. When in Maspalomas, make a side trip to see Area Recreativa de La Laguna in Valleseco, approximately Valleseco away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at Los Azulejos de Veneguera, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, and stroll through Playa de la Caleta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nerja to Maspalomas in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nerja to Maspalomas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nerja in December: highs in Maspalomas hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mogan, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Playa de la Caleta
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores

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