18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Bus:  31 h
1
Adeje, Tenerife
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
4
Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Manila, Luzon

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa del Duque and Park Las Aquilas Jungle Park. Kids will enjoy Playa de las Vistas and Canarias Concept. Take a break from Adeje with a short trip to Costa Martianez in Puerto de la Cruz, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De La Enramada.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Adeje trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Adeje is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manila in December, expect Adeje to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Canarias Concept, Park Las Aquilas Jungle Park, Playa De La Enramada, Costa Martianez, Playa de las Vistas
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Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Costa Martianez ©
Costa Martianez

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.
On the 20th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas and then kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa de Mogan.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas trip builder tool.

Take a bus from Adeje to Maspalomas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

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nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Corralejo trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Corralejo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lanzarote.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

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nights
Lanzarote

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Angel Cabrera, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, and then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, and then get great views at Mirador Del Rio.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lanzarote trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Corralejo to Lanzarote takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Lanzarote can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Camp Nou make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary planner.

Getting from Lanzarote to Barcelona by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lanzarote in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Palacio de Cibeles and Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena. Kids will appreciate attractions like Prado National Museum and Plaza de Oriente. The adventure continues: walk around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and hunt for treasures at El Rastro.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Madrid reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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