25 days in Spain Itinerary

25 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain itinerary builder

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Granada
— 1 night
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Nerja
— 3 nights
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Marbella
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Denia
— 2 nights
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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Granada

— 1 night

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 21st (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Granada trip itinerary planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Granada is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Granada, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, things will get cooler in Granada: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, stroll through Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Nerja, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:

Marbella

— 2 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then get a dose of the wild on Born to be Wild. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun, grab your bike and head to Bikestardo, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Marbella: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:

Ronda

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Paddock Paradise Ronda, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Ronda, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

Seville

— 2 nights

City of Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España and then catch some excitement at Isla Magica.

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

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Seville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Seville

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and then relax and rejuvenate at Massage Beach Ibiza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town attractions planner.

You can fly from Seville to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:

Barcelona

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, stop by El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Denia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:

Denia

— 2 nights
On the 8th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Grava and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mundomar.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denia trip website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Denia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Denia, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Denia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Denia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Denia in January, with highs in Madrid at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:

Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.