14 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

14 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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14 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 15​min
4
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
Algeciras, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  6​h 45​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
End: Madrid, Spain

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night
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 22nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bioparc Valencia. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Colon, explore the activities along Antiguo Cauce del Rio Turia, and then steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Valencia itinerary builder.

Barcelona to Valencia is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 24th (Mon), go for a stroll along the water at Benalmadena Puerto Marina and then stroll through Parque De La Paloma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Balcon de Europa, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Burriana, and then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Malaga itinerary maker.

Getting from Valencia to Malaga by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nerja, Benalmadena
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Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 26th (Wed), stop by Antonio Diamond Boutique, then explore the striking landscape at St. Michael's Cave, then get to know the fascinating history of Europa Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Main Street, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Casemates Square, then make a trip to Apes Den, and finally learn about all things military at The Great Siege Tunnels.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gibraltar itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Gibraltar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in July, plan for little chillier days in Gibraltar, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
Europa Point ©
Europa Point

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Bullring of the Royal Cavalry of Ronda, make a trip to Plaza de Toros, then wander the streets of Old City, then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo, and finally take in the views from Puente Nuevo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire the striking features of La Casa del Rey Moro, then explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, then relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally make a trip to Alameda Del Tajo.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ronda vacation builder.

Drive from Gibraltar to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gibraltar in July, you will find days in Ronda are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Algeciras.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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Algeciras, Spain

Algeciras ©
Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, and is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar (in Spanish, the Bahía de Algeciras). Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Valdevaqueros and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bolonia. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza de las Flores de Estepona, then make a trip to Centro Historico de Estepona, and then don't miss a visit to Estepona Marina.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Algeciras trip builder.

You can drive from Ronda to Algeciras in 2 hours. When traveling from Ronda in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Algeciras: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Algeciras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Estepona, Tarifa
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Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia
Centro Historico de Estepona ©
Centro Historico de Estepona
Puerto Deportivo de Estepona ©
Puerto Deportivo de Estepona

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional del Prado, admire all the interesting features of Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Algeciras to Madrid. When traveling from Algeciras in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid