32 days in Spain Itinerary

32 days in Spain Itinerary

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32 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
+4
Fly + Foot + Train + Foot + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ronda
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Madrid
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Explore Nerja's surroundings by going to Granada (Generalife & Alhambra). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Nerja is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Nerja. When traveling from Montreal in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Nerja, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Granada
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

4
nights
Ronda

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, take a stroll through Old City, do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, and see the top attractions with La Ciudad.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in September, expect nights in Ronda to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

4
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.
Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Isla Magica. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, head outdoors with Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Espana.

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You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 11th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas, grab your bike and head to Vista Galicia - Day Tours, then make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Bieito do Campo, don't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirador Parque da Alameda, and finally admire the striking features of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Seville to Santiago de Compostela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in September, expect Santiago de Compostela to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Vista Galicia - Day Tours ©
Vista Galicia - Day Tours
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario

2
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Azkorri, then choose your vessel at RiverCheer, and then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On your second day here, take in the views from San Anton Bridge, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, then admire all the interesting features of Deusto University, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Plentzia, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio Chavarri.

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Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa de Plentzia ©
Playa de Plentzia
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

3
nights
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.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull, pause for some serene contemplation at Buen Pastor Cathedral, and head outdoors with Penas de Aia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

3
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Salamanca,Casco Historico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), delve into the lush surroundings at Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia, and explore and take pictures at Pontifical University of Salamanca.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salamanca travel site .

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. While traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Salamanca, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire all the interesting features of Stadio Santiago Bernabeu.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madrid holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in September since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Spend the 28th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, and appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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