22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Valencia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Madrid
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Segovia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Girona
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
End: Barcelona

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palau Guell, Casa Batllo, Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala, and other attractions.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Tarragona
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona

2
nights
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 City of the Arts and Sciences, Valencia Cathedral, Jardi del Turia, and other attractions. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de la Virgen.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia online trip maker .

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Madrid on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Retiro Park, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Puerta de Bisagra. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Martin Bridge and Plaza de Oriente.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner .

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Valencia, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Toledo
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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nights
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 Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso as well as Segovia Aqueduct. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the striking features of Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial and then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Segovia. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Segovia Aqueduct, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Real de Segovia, then explore the galleries of Catedral de Segovia, then wander the streets of La Juderia, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Segovia online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Segovia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Segovia sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©

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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.
You've added Monte Urgull, Castillo de la Mota, San Telmo Museoa, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to La Concha Beach and Ondarreta Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Casco Viejo and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Sebastian - Donostia online holiday planner .

Fly from Segovia to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Segovia in July, things will get a bit cooler in San Sebastian - Donostia: highs are around 29°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Haro, Bilbao, Catedral de Pamplona, Palacio Real de Olite
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Bodegas Muga ©
Bodegas Muga
Palacio Real de Olite ©
Palacio Real de Olite
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palacio de la Aljaferia, Monasterio de Piedra, Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and other attractions you added. On the 20th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zaragoza online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Zaragoza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zaragoza: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Girona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites Museums
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Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza

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Girona

Girona ©
Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Patronat Call de Girona, Jewish Quarter, Castell de Sant Ferran, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Girona Cathedral (Catedral) and Museum of Jewish History. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Film Museum (Museu del Cinema).

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Girona online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Girona in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Zaragoza, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Girona, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Girona

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Figueres, Vila Vella (Old Town), Salvador Dali House
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Patronat Call de Girona ©
Patronat Call de Girona
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Salvador Dali House ©
Salvador Dali House