26 days in Spain Itinerary

26 days in Spain Itinerary

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26 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Malaga
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
10
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Lemes Church, examine the collection at Museo Marceliano Santa Maria, examine the collection at Museo Historico Militar de Burgos, learn about all things military at Palacio De Capitania, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Lorenzo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de la Ascension de Nuestro Senor, get in on the family fun at Territorio Artlanza, step into the grandiose world of Torreon de Fernan Gonzalez, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hermitage of Santa Maria de Lara, then learn about all things military at Museo Radiocomunicacion Inocencio Bocanegra, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Centro de Arqueologia Experimental (Carex).

To find out how to plan a trip to Burgos, use our trip itinerary maker.

Mexico City, Mexico to Burgos is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mexico City to Burgos, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in May, things will get slightly colder in Burgos: highs are around 20°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Burgos

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Torreon de Fernan Gonzalez, Museo Radiocomunicacion Inocencio Bocanegra, Monasterio de la Ascension de Nuestro Senor
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Museo Marceliano Santa Maria ©
Museo Marceliano Santa Maria
Iglesia de San Esteban ©
Iglesia de San Esteban
Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos ©
Cabildo Metropolitano de Burgos

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nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Cripta Arqueologica de Puerta Obispo, don't miss a visit to Museo Catedralicio Diocesano, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Del Leon Romano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Guias Legio, then see the interesting displays at Museo de León, and finally explore the historical opulence of Diputación Provincial De León. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León, examine the collection at Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon, take in the history at Puente del Passo Honroso, then ponder the world of politics at Ayuntamiento de Astorga, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Romano de Astorga.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Burgos to Leon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Leon, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astorga, Museo Etnografico Provincial de Leon, Puente del Passo Honroso
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Puente del Passo Honroso ©
Puente del Passo Honroso
Diputación Provincial De León ©
Diputación Provincial De León

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nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): gain insight at Colegio Mayor Arzobispo Fonseca (Archbishop Fonseca College), admire the masterpieces at Sala Hospederia Fonseca, pause for some serene contemplation at La Purisima Church, then step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Monterrey, then contemplate the long history of Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de Anaya. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at General Archive of the Spanish Civil War, admire the landmark architecture of Convento Las Claras, see human ingenuity at work at Embalse de la Almendra, steep yourself in history at Palacio de Anaya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santo Tomas Cantuariense, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Arribes del Duero.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salamanca online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Salamanca are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Parque Natural Arribes del Duero
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La Purisima Church ©
La Purisima Church
Plaza de Anaya ©
Plaza de Anaya
Convento Las Claras ©
Convento Las Claras

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the striking features of Edificio de Correos, contemplate the long history of Antigua Facultad de Medicina, see the interesting displays at Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos, then get engrossed in the history at Alma Mater Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Zaragoza, and finally examine the collection at Caixaforum Zaragoza. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Engracia, make a trip to Palacio Real Maestranza de Caballeria Zaragoza, examine the collection at Caesaraugusta Forum Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Felipe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Isabel de Portugal y San Cayetano.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zaragoza trip planner.

You can drive from Salamanca to Zaragoza in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Zaragoza when traveling from Salamanca in May, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casco Antiguo
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Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos ©
Museo del Fuego y de los Bomberos
Iglesia de San Felipe ©
Iglesia de San Felipe
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castell d Alaro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Església parroquial de Sant Bartomeu de Sóller, examine the collection at Can Prunera Museum of Modernism, steep yourself in history at La Casa de Robert Graves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Son Marroig, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de la Real. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Palau March Museu, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de S'Hort del Rei, pause for some serene contemplation at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, then contemplate the long history of Convento de Santa Clara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Eulalia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ajuntament de Palma.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca day trip website.

Getting from Zaragoza to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Soller, Deia, Castell d Alaro
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Castell d Alaro ©
Castell d Alaro
Son Marroig ©
Son Marroig
La Casa de Robert Graves ©
La Casa de Robert Graves

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 14th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then take in the awesome beauty at Sa Talaia, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Sant Rafel.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ibiza Town travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Ibiza Town are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sa Talaia, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Necropolis del Puig des Molins
Necropolis del Puig des Molins

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nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios and Episcopal Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Alcazaba La Fortaleza de Velez Malaga (in Velez-Malaga) and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo (in Nerja). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Jorge Rando, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), examine the collection at Malaga Aeronautical Museum, and don't miss a visit to Escultura del Biznaguero.

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

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Malaga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Benalmadena, Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
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Iglesia de San Juan Bautista ©
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios ©
Museum Jorge Rando ©
Museum Jorge Rando

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nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 18th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Palacio de la Merced, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas, see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Arte Taurino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Agustin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, see the interesting displays at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, take in the exciting artwork at Sala el Potro, then see the interesting displays at Banos del Alcazar Califal de Cordoba, then steep yourself in history at Molino de la Albolafia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Vivo de Al Andalus.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip site.

Traveling by train from Malaga to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in May, expect nights in Cordoba to be a bit cooler, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Palacio de la Merced ©
Palacio de la Merced
Iglesia de San Agustin ©
Iglesia de San Agustin
Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas ©

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nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero and Playa Chica. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa Jose Saramago and Iglesia de San Gines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Del Carmen: Corralejo (Humankind Healing Massage & Flag Beach), Playa Blanca (Faro de Pechiguera & Castillo de las Coloradas) and Calderon Hondo (in Lajares). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Pocillos, look for gifts at Arteguise, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Golfo.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to Puerto Del Carmen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in Puerto Del Carmen are little chillier (29°C), and nights are a bit warmer (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corralejo, Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Iglesia de San Gines, Volcán El Cuervo
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El Golfo ©
El Golfo
Playa Chica ©
Playa Chica

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nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Plaza de Patrona de Canarias. Museum-lovers will appreciate Piramides de Guimar and Museo de Malvasia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Costa Adeje: Garachico (Torre mirador, museo de arte sacro e iglesia Parroquial de Santa Ana, Piscinas Naturales El Caleton, &more) and ARTlandya (in Icod de los Vinos).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Costa Adeje trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Garachico, Icod de los Vinos, Candelaria, Playa de la Tejita, Piramides de Guimar
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Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe
Playa de la Tejita ©
Playa de la Tejita

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at El bufadero de La Garita, examine the collection at Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, examine the collection at Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada, then examine the collection at Maipes de Agaete, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Virgen del Pino. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, get interesting insight from Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De Las Burras, then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Strandpromenade Meloneras.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip maker app.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Teror, Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, El bufadero de La Garita, Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, Maipes de Agaete
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Basilica  de la Virgen del Pino ©
Basilica de la Virgen del Pino

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