30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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30 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19​h
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Granada
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
10
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Vancouver

1
night
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 24th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Costa Canaria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Dunas de Maspalomas.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Maspalomas is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, things will get a bit warmer in Maspalomas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

3
nights
Adeje, Tenerife

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Cueva del Viento. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Teide National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Del Duque, stroll through Playa de las Vistas, and admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Adeje vacation maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Maspalomas to Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Adeje can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Tenerife, Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, Playa de las Vistas, Cueva del Viento
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Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo, then explore the striking landscape at Corralejo Dunes, and then head off the coast to Isla de Lobos. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Corralejo travel route planning website .

You can fly from Adeje to Corralejo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla de Lobos, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, then examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Flamingo.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner .

Getting from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Puerto Del Carmen are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Flamingo
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Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

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.
Popular historic sites such as Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Sevilla are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla and Torre del Oro. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seville route maker tool .

Getting from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October, Seville is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Step out of the city life by going to Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Playa de la Alberquilla. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saint Jerome Monastery and Monasterio Cartuja. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Nerja (Balcon de Europa & Church of El Salvador). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, wander the streets of Albayzin, and admire the striking features of Generalife.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seville in October since evenings lows in Granada dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Serra de Tramuntana and Bellver Castle. Visiting Parc Natural de Mondrago and Cuevas de Arta will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia) and Caves of Drach (in Porto Cristo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Passeig des Born.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Palma de Mallorca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cuevas del Drach, Cuevas de Arta, Playa de Muro, Playa de Alcudia, Serra de Tramuntana
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Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Palau Guell. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at El Barri Gòtic and Parc Guell. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online vacation planner .

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza, then wander the streets of Dalt Vila, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Sant Rafel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte and then head off the coast to Es Vedra.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ibiza Town trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Cala Salada, Cala Comte
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, then contemplate the long history of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then steep yourself in history at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salamanca,Casco Historico, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de Anaya, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salamanca online trip builder .

Getting from Ibiza Town to Salamanca by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ibiza Town in October; daily highs in Salamanca reach 25°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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Casa de las Conchas
Casa de las Conchas
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Four Posts and The Walls of Avila. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de Segovia and Prado National Museum. Step out of Madrid to go to Segovia and see Alcazar de Segovia, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid, walk around Retiro Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and admire the masterpieces at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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