25 days in Spain Itinerary

25 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
3
Granada
— 3 nights
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
5
Seville
— 4 nights
6
Salamanca
— 2 nights
7
Madrid
— 4 nights

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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town) will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sant Pau del Camp, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip website.

Sydney, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Barcelona, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Muro and Castell de Bellver. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca) and Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Golf Fantasia, make a trip to Passeig des Born, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Playa de Muro, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Playa de Alcudia, Golf Fantasia
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa

3
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.
Visit Alhambra and Albayzin for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Chapel of Granada and Malaga Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Granada side-trips: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de los Aljibes, and admire the landmark architecture of Generalife.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Granada trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Granada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nerja, Malaga Cathedral
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Faro de Maspalomas and Las Canteras Beach. Get some historical perspective at Vegueta and Paseo Costa Canaria. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maspalomas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada 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. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Maspalomas when traveling from Granada in October, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Vegueta ©
Vegueta

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.
Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Barrio Santa Cruz and Casa de Pilatos. Explore Seville's surroundings by going to Puente Nuevo (in Ronda) and Cordoba (Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba & Jewish Quarter (Juderia)). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, don't miss a visit to Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seville day trip planner.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Seville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Maspalomas in October, plan for little chillier nights in Seville, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Cordoba, Puente Nuevo
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz, make a trip to Plaza de Anaya, then ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salamanca trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seville to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seville in October, with highs in Salamanca at 25°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
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New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva) ©
New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva)
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Walls of Avila and The Four Posts. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Venture out of the city with trips to Alcazar of Segovia (in Segovia) and Cathedral of Avila (in Avila). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Avila, Alcazar of Segovia
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The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Cathedral of Avila ©
Cathedral of Avila
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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