28 days in Spain Itinerary

28 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Ronda
— 4 nights
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Nerja
— 3 nights
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Marbella
— 3 nights
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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza
— 4 nights
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Lloret de Mar
— 2 nights
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Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Madrid is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Madrid is 1 hour. While traveling from Dublin, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria, then relax in the rural setting at Finca Canarias Aloe Vera, then get outside with Buceo Sur Gran Canaria, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage, then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and finally get in on the family fun at Hangar 37.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas holiday builder app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Maspalomas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Maspalomas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Maspalomas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Seville

— 2 nights

City of Towers

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 7th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then walk around Parque de Maria Luisa. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maspalomas in July: highs in Seville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Ronda

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, and take a stroll through La Ciudad.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Ronda online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nerja day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Nerja, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Marbella

— 3 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Velero Intrepido (in Estepona) and Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Experience Box Spain, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, don't miss a visit to Torre de Banos o Casasola, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marbella trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nerja in July: highs in Marbella hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Puerto de San Miguel (in Port de Sant Miguel), Ibiza Town (Castell de Eivissa & Es Vedra) and Playa Cala Llonga (in Cala Llonga).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sant Antoni de Portmany route planner.

You can fly from Marbella to Sant Antoni de Portmany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Sant Antoni de Portmany sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Barcelona

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Getting from Sant Antoni de Portmany to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lloret de Mar.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Lloret de Mar

— 2 nights
Lloret de Mar is a Mediterranean coastal town in Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, then add some fun to your beach time Water Sports, then stroll through Camino de Ronda, and finally stroll through Cala del Pi. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Vila Vella (Old Town), kick back and relax at Platja mar menuda, enjoy the sand and surf at Lloret Beach, then find something for the whole family at PlayVR Lloret, and finally find something for the whole family at Space Blaster.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lloret de Mar road trip site.

Getting from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in July, Lloret de Mar is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.