46 days in Spain Itinerary

46 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 5 nights
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 4 nights
3
Bilbao
— 3 nights
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
5
Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
6
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
7
Nerja
— 4 nights
8
Ronda
— 5 nights
9
Seville
— 5 nights
10
Valencia
— 2 nights
11
Madrid
— 8 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de La Barceloneta and Bogatell Beach. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and get into the urban bustle at CaixaForum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Barcelona, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, things will get little chillier in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
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.
Visit La Concha Beach and Zurriola Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Mercado de la Bretxa and aukafor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, stroll through Basque Coast Geopark, and kick back and relax at Ondarreta Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. December in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

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

3
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa de Langre and Sopelana Beach. Head to Lupita and Paragueria Leozfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, snap pictures at San Anton Bridge, experience the excitement of La Ribera Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Plentzia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip builder site.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Bilbao are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Bilbao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Langre, Sopelana Beach
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Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Sopelana Beach ©
Sopelana Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Maspalomas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bilbao to Maspalomas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bilbao in December: high temperatures in Maspalomas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Morro del Jable.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

2
nights
Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura

Morro del Jable ©
On the 1st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Sotavento and then kick back and relax at Playa de Cofete. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Cuevas de Ajuy and then kick back and relax at Sotavento Beach.

Discover how to plan a Morro del Jable trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Maspalomas to Morro del Jable takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Morro del Jable

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cuevas de Ajuy, Playa de Sotavento, Sotavento Beach
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Playa de Cofete ©
Playa de Cofete
Sotavento Beach ©
Sotavento Beach
Playa de Sotavento ©
Playa de Sotavento

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Papagayo Beach and Playa Grande. Step out of the city life by going to Timanfaya Nationalpark and Surf Spot Famara. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Blanca (Playa Flamingo & Playa Blanca) and Las Salinas (in Teguise). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Playa Chica, and explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Morro del Jable to Puerto Del Carmen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Las Salinas
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Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
Scuba & Snorkeling
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

4
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. Visit Playa Torrecilla and Playa de la Alberquilla for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Playa La Carihuela and Papagayo Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Granada (Alhambra, Generalife, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa El Salon, don't miss a visit to El Puente del Águila, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and join in the after-dark buzz at Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja online vacation planner.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Nerja in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Nerja. When traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Nerja: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Granada, Playa La Carihuela
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

5
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto and Old City. Appreciate the collections at Museo Lara and Museo Peinado. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, look for gifts at ArtesamArt, step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Mondragon, and snap pictures at Puente Viejo.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Nerja, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Tours Outdoors
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

5
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.
Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Zaguan 24 and Malanga - Hecho a Mano. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, look for gifts at Sangrespanola, take in the exciting artwork at Un Gato en Bicicleta, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 21st (Mon), hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Mercado Colon, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parque Natural de la Albufera and then kick back and relax at Playa Gandia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia attractions planner.

You can fly from Seville to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Childrens Museums Nature

Side Trip

Playa Gandia
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Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

8
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do your shopping at Mercado San Miguel and El Rastro. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Barrio de Salamanca. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Catedral Primada & Jacinta & Maria Chocolates). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, look for gifts at El Brabantino, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Madrid itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, Madrid is slightly colder than Valencia - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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