26 days in Spain Itinerary

26 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Kota Kinabalu
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Avila
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Madrid
— 4 nights
Bus + Train:  30 min
3
Alcala De Henares
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
4
Formentera
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
6
Ciutadella, Menorca
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
8
Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Kota Kinabalu

1
night
Avila

Avila ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of St. Peter the Apostle, then tee off at Club De Golf El Fresnillo, and then identify plant and animal life at Pinar de Hoyocasero. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Basilica de San Vicente, explore the ancient world of The Walls of Avila, and then examine the collection at Museo del Convento de la Encarnacion.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Avila trip planner.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Avila is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Avila, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kota Kinabalu in September, plan for little chillier days in Avila, with highs around 30°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Pinar de Hoyocasero
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Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Parish of St. Peter the Apostle ©
Parish of St. Peter the Apostle

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Barrio de Salamanca for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Gay Madrid & the Chueca District. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Caballos la Vereda (in Riaza) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). The adventure continues: get outside with Scootydo Rental Bikes and find something for the whole family at Parque de Atracciones.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip planning site.

You can drive from Avila to Madrid in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Avila in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Alcala De Henares.

Things to do in Madrid

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Caballos la Vereda, Playa del Alberche
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca

2
nights
Alcala De Henares

Alcala De Henares ©
Alcalá de Henares, meaning Citadel on the river Henares, in Arabic قلعة النار, is a Spanish city located 35km northeast of the country's capital, Madrid. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Palacio del Infantado, then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural del Alto Tajo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon of the Condesa de la Vega del Pozo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): tee off at Club De Golf Retamares.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alcala De Henares trip itinerary planning site.

Alcala De Henares is very close to Madrid. September in Alcala De Henares sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Alcala De Henares

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Guadalajara, Club De Golf Retamares
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Club De Golf Retamares ©
Club De Golf Retamares
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes ©
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes
Palacio del Infantado ©
Palacio del Infantado

4
nights
Formentera

Formentera ©
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castell de Eivissa and Cap de Barbaria. Take a break from the city and head to Es Vedra and Playa de Llevant. Venture out of the city with trips to Platja de ses Salines (in Ibiza Town) and Puig de Missa (in Santa Eulalia del Rio). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de Migjorn, examine the collection at Ethnological Museum of Formentera, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sant Francesc Xavier, and take some stellar pictures from Torre de sa Punta Prima.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Formentera trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Alcala De Henares to Formentera takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Alcala De Henares in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Formentera, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Formentera

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Puig de Missa
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Playa de Llevant ©
Playa de Llevant
Platja de Migjorn ©
Platja de Migjorn

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Platja d'es Trenc and Artestruz Mallorca. Escape the urban bustle at Serra de Tramuntana and Platja d'es Carbo. When in Palma de Mallorca, make a side trip to see Alcudia Old Town in Alcudia, approximately Alcudia away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Castell de Bellver and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Sant Francesc.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca attractions planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Formentera to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Formentera in October since evenings lows in Palma de Mallorca dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Campos, Alcudia Old Town, Serra de Tramuntana, Platja d'es Carbo
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Platja d'es Trenc ©
Platja d'es Trenc

3
nights
Ciutadella, Menorca

Ciutadella ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pregonda, take in the awesome beauty at El Toro, and then get some thrills on the water with Menorca en Barco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Ciudadela, examine the collection at Museo Diocesa de Menorca, then explore the world behind art at Centre D'art I D'historia Hernandez Sanz, and finally see the interesting displays at Isla del Rey.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ciutadella trip app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Ciutadella in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ciutadella can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Menorca, Centre D'art I D'historia Hernandez Sanz
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Cala Pregonda ©
Cala Pregonda
Cala Algaierens
Cala Algaierens
El Toro ©
El Toro

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 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then see where the action happens at Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ciutadella to Seville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lanzarote.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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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
Lanzarote

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Cabra Cabra Galeria De Arte. Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Remedios and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: Head underground at Los Hervideros, see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, take a stroll through Pueblo Marinero, and kick back and relax at Surf Spot Famara.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lanzarote trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seville to Lanzarote takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lanzarote due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seville in October since evenings lows in Lanzarote dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique ©
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique

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