21 days in Spain Itinerary

21 days in Spain Itinerary

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21 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Timisoara
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Santander
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Santillana del Mar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Llanes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Oviedo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Cudillero
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Taramundi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Viveiro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Ourense
— 1 night
train:  45​min
12
Santiago de Compostela
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Timisoara

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Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then take a stroll through Casco Viejo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bilbao vacation planner.

Timisoara, Romania to Bilbao is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Timisoara to Bilbao, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santander.

Things to do in Bilbao

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

La Concha Beach, Playa de Zarautz
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Church, kick back and relax at Playa de Langre, and then kick back and relax at Playa de El Puntal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa De Berria, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Ris, and then don't miss a visit to Refugio Antiaereo.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Santander online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Santander takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bilbao in September, expect nights in Santander to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Santander

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa De Berria, Playa de Langre, Playa de Ris
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Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre
Playa De Berria ©
Playa De Berria
Playa de Ris ©
Playa de Ris

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nights
Santillana del Mar

Santillana del Mar ©
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo de la Inquisicion, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar, then admire the striking features of Palacio de Sobrellano, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Oyambre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): Head underground at cueva del castillo, kick back and relax at Comillas' Beach, and then take a stroll through Plaza Mayor de Ramon y Pelayo.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santillana del Mar day trip planning app .

Santillana del Mar is just a stone's throw from Santander. In September, daily temperatures in Santillana del Mar can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Llanes.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Comillas, Playa de Oyambre, cueva del castillo
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Museo de la Inquisicion ©
Museo de la Inquisicion
Comillas' Beach ©
Comillas' Beach

3
nights
Llanes

Llanes ©
Llanes is a municipality of the province of Asturias, in northern Spain. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de Toro and Playa de Barro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra and Iglesia de Niembro. Go for a jaunt from Llanes to Arriondas to see River Rafting & Tubing about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Torimbia and stroll through Playa de Poo.

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You can drive from Santillana del Mar to Llanes in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Llanes sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Llanes

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
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Playa de Poo ©
Playa de Poo
Playa de Torimbia ©
Playa de Torimbia
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra ©
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra

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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 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, steep yourself in history at Tazones, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Oliva, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Rodiles. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Ecomuseo Minero Valle de Samuno and then trek along Desfiladero Les Xanes.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oviedo journey planner.

You can drive from Llanes to Oviedo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Oviedo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cudillero.

Things to do in Oviedo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villaviciosa, Ecomuseo Minero Valle de Samuno, Desfiladero Les Xanes
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Beach of Rodiles ©
Beach of Rodiles
Tazones ©
Tazones
Desfiladero Les Xanes ©
Desfiladero Les Xanes

1
night
Cudillero

Cudillero ©
Cudillero is a small village and municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. On the 14th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Cabo Vidio, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Silencio, and then enjoy the sea views from Faro Vidio.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cudillero trip tool .

Drive from Oviedo to Cudillero in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Cudillero are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Cudillero

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trip

Cabo Vidio
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Cabo Vidio ©
Cabo Vidio
Playa del Silencio ©
Playa del Silencio

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Playa Penarronda and then kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ribadeo trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cudillero to Ribadeo takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Ribadeo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Taramundi.

Things to do in Ribadeo

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa Penarronda
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Playa Penarronda ©
Playa Penarronda

1
night
Taramundi

Taramundi ©
Taramundi is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Casa del Agua de Bres, examine the collection at Museo de Cuchilleria, then get curious at Museo Molinos Mazonovo, and finally explore the ancient world of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taramundi trip maker site .

Taramundi is very close to Ribadeo. September in Taramundi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Viveiro.

Things to do in Taramundi

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Historic Sites
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Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois ©
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois
Museo de Cuchilleria ©
Museo de Cuchilleria
Museo Molinos Mazonovo ©
Museo Molinos Mazonovo

1
night
Viveiro

Viveiro
Viveiro is a town and municipality in the province of Lugo, in the northwestern Galician autonomous community of Spain. On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Playa Caolin, then stroll through Praia de San Román, and then get great views at Mirador de San Roque.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Viveiro holiday site .

Traveling by car from Taramundi to Viveiro takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Lugo.

Things to do in Viveiro

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

O Vicedo
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Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Castro de Viladonga, see the interesting displays at Museo Provincial de Lugo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, then explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo, then make a trip to Catedral de Lugo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Eulalia de Boveda.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Lugo trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Viveiro to Lugo takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lugo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ourense.

Things to do in Lugo

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas
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Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo

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Ourense

Ourense ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Pozas de Melon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Claustro de San Francisco, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Ourense Thermal Springs, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ourense.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ourense tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Lugo to Ourense in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Ourense, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ourense

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Pozas de Melon
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Pozas de Melon ©
Pozas de Melon
Catedral de Ourense ©
Catedral de Ourense
Claustro de San Francisco ©
Claustro de San Francisco

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas, grab your bike and head to Vista Galicia - Day Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monte do Gozo. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Bieito do Campo, then get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, then see the interesting displays at Museo do Pobo Galego, and finally explore the ancient world of Castro de Barona.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela travel route website .

You can take a train from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Santiago de Compostela can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Castro de Barona
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Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela ©
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona
Museo do Pobo Galego ©
Museo do Pobo Galego

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