16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Bilbao
— 3 nights
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
4
Valencia
— 4 nights
5
Barcelona
— 1 night

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Ciutadella Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planning tool.

Edmonton, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Barcelona. Traveling from Edmonton in August, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bilbao: San Sebastian - Donostia (Plaza de la Constitucion, Food Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, take a stroll through Casco Viejo, appreciate the history behind Puppy, and snap pictures at Puente Zubizuri.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Bilbao takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Bilbao. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia
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Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Bilbao to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Wineries
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

4
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, and admire the natural beauty at Jardi del Turia.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia road trip site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Valencia are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

1
night
Barcelona

On the 14th (Fri), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and then stop by Casa Gispert.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau ©
Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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