47 days in Spain Itinerary

47 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
2
Seville
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Malaga
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Granada
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Zaragoza
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Leon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Salamanca
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Vancouver

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Faro de Maspalomas and Parroquia de San Fernando. Step off the beaten path and head to Las Canteras Beach and Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, walk around Palmitos Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Maspalomas is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Maspalomas, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Maspalomas: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaza de España and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Cadiz. When in Seville, make a side trip to see Bodegas Luis Perez in Jerez De La Frontera, approximately Jerez De La Frontera away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Del Sagrado Corazon, admire the masterpieces at Musee Flamenco De Seville, and explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seville tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Maspalomas to Seville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in May, plan for little chillier nights in Seville, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Bodegas Luis Perez, Catedral de Cadiz
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, explore the ancient world of Roman Bridge, then visit Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

Find out how to plan Cordoba trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Palacio de Viana ©
Palacio de Viana
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

5
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malaga Cathedral and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Get some historical perspective at Castillo de Gibralfaro and Palacio de Congresos de Ronda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma & Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village)), Ronda (Puente Nuevo, Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, &more) and La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, tee off at Sunshine Golf, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Malaga tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Malaga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in May: highs in Malaga hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ronda, Benalmadena, Sunshine Golf, Marbella Old Town, La Carihuela
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:
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Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

5
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 Basilica de San Juan de Dios will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Chapel of Granada and Jaén Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Sinagoga del Agua (in Ubeda) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Playa de la Alberquilla). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja, make a trip to Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario del Perpetuo Socorro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Granada online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nerja, Sinagoga del Agua, Jaén Cathedral
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada

4
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 Catedral de Mallorca. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Muro and Castell de Bellver. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia), Cap de Formentor (in Formentor) and Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palma Aquarium.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Palma de Mallorca fast, fun, and easy.

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 June, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Muro, Cap de Formentor, Playa de Alcudia, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Serra de Tramuntana
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dalt Vila and Necropolis del Puig des Molins. Get some historical perspective at Castell de Eivissa and Iglesia Sant Rafel. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de Santa Cruz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Cala Salada, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. June in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cala Comte, Playa Cala Salada, Kentucky Derby
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Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte

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night
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 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, then contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra, and finally appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zaragoza trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Zaragoza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ibiza Town in June: highs in Zaragoza hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra

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nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Las Ramblas and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona day trip site.

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Barcelona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Zaragoza in June, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Leon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:
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Barri de Gracia ©
Barri de Gracia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, admire the striking features of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Leon trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Leon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in June; daily highs in Leon reach 27°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:
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La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos ©
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

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nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca and Casa de las Conchas. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional de Escultura and Museo de la Historia de Automocion. Change things up with these side-trips from Salamanca: Plaza Mayor de Valladolid (in Valladolid) and Zamora (in Zamora). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva).

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salamanca online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Leon to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Leon in June, you will find days in Salamanca are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Valladolid, Zamora
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Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Alcazar of Segovia and The Four Posts for their historical value. Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: The Walls of Avila (in Avila), Toledo (Catedral Primada, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, walk around Parque del Retiro, take in the exciting artwork at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Madrid trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madrid, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Avila, Segovia
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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