46 days in Spain Itinerary

46 days in Spain Itinerary

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46 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Formentera
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
10
Ciutadella, Menorca
— 4 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 45​min
11
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
12
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Santiago

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip tool .

Santiago, Chile to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Madrid is 5 hours. August in Madrid sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas, admire all the interesting features of Universidad de Salamanca, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, then contemplate the long history of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), don't miss a visit to Salamanca's Plaza Mayor, then admire the landmark architecture of Colegio de Anaya (Palacio de Anaya), then make a trip to Salamanca,Casco Historico, and finally snap pictures at Puente Romano.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salamanca holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in August, things will get slightly colder in Salamanca: highs are around 36°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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Salamanca,Casco Historico ©
Salamanca,Casco Historico
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Playa Area de Secada (in Illa de Arousa) and Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia (in Laracha). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela attractions planning website .

Getting from Salamanca to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Salamanca in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santiago de Compostela: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), Playa Area de Secada
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Playa Area de Secada ©
Playa Area de Secada
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dunas de Maspalomas and Scuba & Snorkeling. When in Maspalomas, make a side trip to see Playa de Las Canteras in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, look for gifts at Tresor Noir, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Maspalomas journey builder .

You can fly from Santiago de Compostela to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Maspalomas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 32°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Scuba & Snorkeling, Tresor Noir
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Palmitos Park ©
Palmitos Park
Dunas de Maspalomas ©
Dunas de Maspalomas
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Cueva de los Verdes. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: Charca de la Novia (in Orzola), Playa Del Risco (in Haria) and Volcan de la Corona (in Ye). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, get great views at Mirador del Rio, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Puerto Del Carmen are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Volcan de la Corona, Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Playa Del Risco, Volcán El Cuervo
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

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Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Natural de Corralejo and Playa del papagayo. Step out of Corralejo with an excursion to Playa Dorada Beach in Playa Blanca--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Corralejo Dunes, choose your vessel at FuerteCharter, look for gifts at Pirates and Dolls, and enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons.

Plan my day in Corralejo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Puerto Del Carmen to Corralejo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del papagayo, Playa Dorada Beach, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
FuerteCharter ©
FuerteCharter
Corralejo Dunes ©
Corralejo Dunes

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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol and then get great views at Seville Cathedral. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seville travel route site .

You can fly from Corralejo to Seville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Corralejo in September since evenings lows in Seville dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Parque de Maria Luisa ©
Parque de Maria Luisa

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cala Comte and Es Vedra. Go for a jaunt from Ibiza Town to Sant Antoni de Portmany to see Cala Bassa about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Ibiza, go for a walk through Walking Ibiza, kick back and relax at Playa Cala Llonga, and wander the streets of Dalt Vila.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town route 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. September in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Bassa, Playa Cala Llonga
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castle of Ibiza ©
Castle of Ibiza
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra

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Formentera

Formentera ©
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Ses Illetes and Playa de Llevant.

Plan a Formentera trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Formentera by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Formentera

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa de Ses Illetes ©
Playa de Ses Illetes
Playa de Llevant ©
Playa de Llevant
Cap de Barbaria ©
Cap de Barbaria

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Ciutadella, Menorca

Ciutadella
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cala Turqueta and Mahon Port. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa de Son Bou (in Alaior) and Cala'n Porter Beach (in Mahon). There's much more to do: stroll through Cala Macarelleta, kick back and relax at Cala Pregonda, don't miss a visit to Son Mercer de Baix S.R.M, and take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Ciudadela.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ciutadella road trip planner.

Getting from Formentera to Ciutadella by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ciutadella can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Menorca, Alaior, Son Mercer de Baix S.R.M
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Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta
Playa de Son Bou ©
Playa de Son Bou
Cala Pregonda ©
Cala Pregonda

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de Muro and Es Trenc. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia), Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Cala d'Or) and Puerto de Soller (in Soller). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana, stop by Paroness Boutique, see the interesting displays at Bellver Castle (Castell de Bellver), and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palma Aquarium.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ciutadella to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Alcudia, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Muro, Golf Fantasia, Es Trenc
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago

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Barcelona

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step out of Barcelona to go to Tossa de Mar and see Vila Vella (Old Town), which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 24th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to La Boqueria, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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