13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Charlotte
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Madrid
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
Zaragoza
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Barcelona
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Logrono
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Bilbao
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Oviedo
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
La Coruna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Salamanca
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Charlotte

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Madrid

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
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Charlotte, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Madrid are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. You will leave for Zaragoza on the 8th (Mon).

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar and then pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zaragoza road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Zaragoza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Zaragoza are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Barcelona.

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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 9th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC and then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

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Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Barcelona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Zaragoza in October, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Logrono.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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Logrono

Logrono
Logroño is a city in northern Spain, on the Ebro River. For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Logrono itinerary maker app .

Getting from Barcelona to Logrono by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Logrono when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 50°F. You will leave for San Sebastian - Donostia on the 10th (Wed).

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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 (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colegiata de Roncesvalles.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Logrono to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

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Side Trips

Colegiata de Roncesvalles, Selva de Irati
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Food Tours
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

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Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): snap pictures at White Bridge (Zubi Zuri) and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de El Puntal, and then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bilbao visit planner .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oviedo.

Things to do in Bilbao

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de El Puntal, Iglesia de Santa Maria
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Dona Casilda Park ©
Dona Casilda Park
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Room Escape Games

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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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get outside with Isabel la Catolica Paark and then wander the streets of Barrio de Cimadevilla.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oviedo online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Oviedo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Bilbao in October, you will find days in Oviedo are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Oviedo

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gijon
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Isabel la Catolica Paark ©
Isabel la Catolica Paark

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La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. On the 16th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita, enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and then get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our La Coruna travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Oviedo to La Coruna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

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Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

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Salamanca

Salamanca
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salamanca trip itinerary planner.

Getting from La Coruna to Salamanca by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from La Coruna in October since evenings lows in Salamanca dip to 44°F. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Madrid.

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Madrid

Madrid ©
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You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in October, Madrid is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) ©
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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