30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
2
Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Ferry:  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. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Playa de Mogan, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas online day trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Maspalomas is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Maspalomas is 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in September, with highs in Maspalomas at 31°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa del Duque and Cueva del Viento. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teide National Park and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa de las Vistas and admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Adeje travel planning tool.

Take a bus from Maspalomas to Adeje in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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), look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo and then head off the coast to Isla de Lobos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Corralejo trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Adeje to Corralejo by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel 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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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, see the interesting displays 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 striking landscape at Los Hervideros, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then stroll through Playa Flamingo.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen day trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barrio Santa Cruz and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, gain insight at Royal Tobacco Factory, make a trip to Torre del Oro, and see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip planning website.

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Seville, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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.
Alhambra and Saint Jerome Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monasterio Cartuja and Balcony of Europe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Church of El Salvador, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Albayzin, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Granada online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Granada, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Saint Jerome Monastery
Saint Jerome Monastery
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa de Alcudia and Castell de Bellver. Do some cultural sightseeing at Serra de Tramuntana and Cuevas del Drach. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Cuevas de Arta (in Capdepera) and Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Granada to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Barcelona Cathedral. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, examine the collection at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Barcelona sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, thentake a stroll through Dalt Vila, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Sant Rafel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cala Comte and then step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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.
Start off your visit 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, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salamanca driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ibiza Town to Salamanca in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Ibiza Town in October, things will get a bit cooler in Salamanca: highs are around 25°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car 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.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Avila (The Four Posts & The Walls of Avila) and Alcazar of Segovia (in Segovia). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pedro ad Vincula, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Madrid when traveling from Salamanca in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can 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
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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