12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly + bus:  16​h
1
Burgos
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santo Domingo de la Calzada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Santander
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Oviedo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Miami

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Burgos

Burgos
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Burgos road trip planning app .

Miami, USA to Burgos is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Burgos due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Miami, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Burgos, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 54°F. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Santo Domingo de la Calzada.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Wineries Parks
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Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Santo Domingo de la Calzada ©
Santo Domingo de la Calzada is a municipality in La Rioja, Spain, situated on the banks of the Oja River. On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of San Millan Suso Monastery, contemplate the long history of Monasterio de Yuso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes, and finally learn about winemaking at Vivanco. Cultura de Vino. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Muga, then do a tasting at Bodegas López de Heredia Viña Tondonia, and then do a tasting at Bodegas Marques de Riscal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santo Domingo de la Calzada trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Burgos to Santo Domingo de la Calzada. In August, Santo Domingo de la Calzada is a bit warmer than Burgos - with highs of 87°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haro, San Millan de la Cogolla, Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes, Vivanco. Cultura de Vino, Bodegas Marques de Riscal
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Bodegas Muga ©
Bodegas Muga
Monasterio de Yuso ©
Monasterio de Yuso
San Millan Suso Monastery ©
San Millan Suso Monastery

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San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, examine the collection at San Telmo Museoa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Buen Pastor Cathedral, and finally stop by Ganbara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at auka, kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Miramar Palace, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull, and finally look for gifts at room278shop.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santo Domingo de la Calzada to San Sebastian - Donostia. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Santo Domingo de la Calzada in August: highs in San Sebastian - Donostia hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santander.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Tours Beaches
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
San Telmo Museoa ©
San Telmo Museoa

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Santander

Santander
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Santander road trip planning site .

Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Santander in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Santander are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. You will leave for Oviedo on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Santander

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
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Oviedo

Oviedo
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario De Covadonga, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Gulpiyuri. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), steep yourself in history at Tazones, and then stroll through Playa de San Lorenzo.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Oviedo day trip tool .

Getting from Santander to Oviedo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Oviedo can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Oviedo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de San Lorenzo, Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), Tazones, Santuario De Covadonga, Playa de Gulpiyuri
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Santuario De Covadonga ©
Santuario De Covadonga
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) ©
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Palacio de Raxoi. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego, then stop by Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, then make a trip to Flor de Santiago, and finally don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela driving holiday tool .

Getting from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Oviedo in August since evenings lows in Santiago de Compostela dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia da Lanzada, Playa Samil
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Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Mercado de Abastos de Santiago ©
Mercado de Abastos de Santiago

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then wander the streets of Gay Madrid & the Chueca District.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid planner .

Fly from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, expect Madrid to be a bit warmer, temps between 92°F and 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Gay Madrid & the Chueca District ©
Gay Madrid & the Chueca District

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