18 days in Dublin & Spain Itinerary

18 days in Dublin & Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Dublin & Spain Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Spire, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, then steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and finally wander the streets of Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, walk around St Stephens Green, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and finally take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin online journey planner .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. November in Dublin sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and walk around Parc Guell.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona itinerary website .

You can fly from Dublin to Barcelona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Barcelona. In November, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then wander the streets of Casco Viejo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and then admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bilbao itinerary planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Room Escape Games
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in November, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Granada, Spain

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Albayzin, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, make a trip to Carrera del Darro, then admire the striking features of Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Granada route planner .

Getting from Madrid to Granada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Granada are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the striking features of Palau Guell, examine the collection at Parc de Montjuic, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, walk around Ciutadella Park, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in November since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ciutadella Park ©
Ciutadella Park
Palau Guell ©
Palau Guell

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Enjoy Dublin some more: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and don't miss a visit to The Spire.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 50°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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