24 days in Spain Itinerary

24 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Gandia
— 2 nights
3
Valencia
— 5 nights
4
Seville
— 3 nights
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
6
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
7
Marbella
— 3 nights

2
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Fenals Beach and Playa de la Pineda. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anfiteatro de Tarragona and Ciutat Vella. Change things up with a short trip to Llevant Beach in Salou (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary builder.

Canberra, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 29-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Canberra to Barcelona, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Canberra, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gandia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fenals Beach, Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Llevant Beach, Playa de la Pineda
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Gandia

Gandia ©
Gandia is a city and municipality in the Valencian Community, Eastern Spain on the Mediterranean. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll through Can Beach, see the interesting displays at Museu Faller of Gandia, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Santa Clara de Gandia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Xeraco. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Platja de Daimus, make a trip to Casa de Cultura Marques Gonzalez de Quiros, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Can, and finally stroll through Playa Gandia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gandia planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Gandia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Gandia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Gandia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Xeraco, Platja de Daimus
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Playa Gandia ©
Playa Gandia
Platja de Daimus ©
Platja de Daimus
Museo de Santa Clara de Gandia ©
Museo de Santa Clara de Gandia

5
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get some cultural insight at Peniscola Castle and La Lonja de la Seda. Shop till you drop at Mercado Colon and Sala de Arte Tiziano. Go for a jaunt from Valencia to Alcossebre to see Ermita Santa Lucia about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, and engage your brain at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valencia sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gandia to Valencia in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Valencia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peniscola, Playa de la Patacona, Ermita Santa Lucia
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Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then see the interesting displays at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seville online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then look for gifts at Bronze & Mora. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Alcazar of Segovia, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Playa del Alberche, Alcazar of Segovia
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
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 17th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Miramar Palace. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Hondarribia, then look for gifts at Ganbara, then wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Zarautz.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip maker.

Getting from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Madrid in September, plan for little chillier days in San Sebastian - Donostia, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marbella.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bilbao, Historic Center of Hondarribia, Playa de Zarautz
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

3
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Paseo Maritimo, walk around Alameda Park, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida del Mar, then stop by Marbella Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Valdevaqueros, and then kick back and relax at Los Lances Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Marbella takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Marbella: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Tarifa
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Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Avenida del Mar ©
Avenida del Mar
Los Lances Beach ©
Los Lances Beach

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