12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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 29th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas and then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and then stop by The Mint Company.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas online driving holiday planner .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Maspalomas is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from San Juan to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. In August, Maspalomas is a bit cooler than San Juan - with highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, The Mint Company, Playa de Amadores
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Dunas de Maspalomas ©
Dunas de Maspalomas
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del papagayo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then Head underground at Los Hervideros.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner .

You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Puerto Del Carmen sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Jardin de Cactus
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Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then get great views at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Casa de Pilatos, then look for gifts at La Oleoteca de Sevilla. Olive Oil Tasting, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville driving holiday planner .

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Seville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, then look for gifts at De Mil Amores, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza, and finally take a stroll through Dalt Vila. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, then step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, and then enjoy some diversion at Kentucky Derby.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town trip itinerary builder .

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. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Vila Vella (Old Town) and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Barcelona Cathedral. The adventure continues: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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