19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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19 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
train:  45​min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
5
Salamanca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Leon
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Barcelona
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Zaragoza
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Catedral de Segovia and Prado National Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alcazar de Segovia and Cava Baja Gallery. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, get engrossed in the history at Lope de Vega Museum, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba travel route builder .

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in October: highs in Cordoba hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

2
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 18th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, then walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, examine the collection at Casa Museo Monumento al Campesino, examine the collection at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, then Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, and finally examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa del papagayo, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take a leisurely stroll along Old Town Harbour.

Plan my day in Puerto Del Carmen using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seville in October since evenings lows in Puerto Del Carmen dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Casa Museo Monumento al Campesino, Shark Diving
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Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Shark Diving
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

1
night
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Museo de la Historia de Automocion, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then steep yourself in history at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa de las Conchas. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, then steep yourself in history at Salamanca,Casco Historico, and finally steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salamanca online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Puerto Del Carmen to Salamanca takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Salamanca due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October: highs in Salamanca hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Salamanca

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

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astorga Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Gaudi, contemplate the long history of Castrillo de los Polvazares, then explore the world behind art at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Cuevas de Valporquero, then make a trip to Historic Center of Leon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Leon itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Leon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Salamanca in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leon: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Astorga, Cuevas de Valporquero, Castrillo de los Polvazares
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Palacio de Gaudi ©
Palacio de Gaudi
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon ©
Museo Panteon San Isidoro de Leon

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Parish Church of Sant Roma. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at El Barri Gòtic and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, explore the galleries of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sant Pau del Camp.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Leon to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Leon in October, with highs in Barcelona at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Parish Church of Sant Roma
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, then contemplate the long history of Palacio de la Aljaferia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza travel planner .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Zaragoza takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Zaragoza dip to 14°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

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