30 days in Spain & Amsterdam Itinerary

30 days in Spain & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 day
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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Bilbao, Spain
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, then get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain, and finally examine the collection at Naval Museum. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planning app.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Montevideo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In October in Madrid, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

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Seville, Spain

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barrio Santa Cruz and Iglesia de la Magdalena. Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Caridad, and browse the exhibits of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seville travel route planning app.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Adventure

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Cordoba, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Popular historic sites such as Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos and Roman Bridge are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and San Nicolas de Villa. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Santa Marina de Aguas Santas, admire the masterpieces at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, and see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cordoba trip itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, then contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, and then examine the collection at Palacio de los Olvidados. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Granada road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Ronda, Spain

— 1 day

City of Dreams

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 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Peinado, steep yourself in history at Puerta de Almocabar, and then take a stroll through Old City.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ronda holiday planner.

Drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Granada in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ronda, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Malaga, Spain

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museo de Malaga, then delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Malaga holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

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Valencia, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castell de Xativa and Valencia Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castillo de la Atalaya / Atalaya Castle and La Lonja de la Seda. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Catalina Church (Iglesia de Santa Catalina), see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia trip site.

You can fly from Malaga to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Malaga in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Valencia, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and El Born. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona in Castelldefels, approximately Castelldefels away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and have fun and explore at CosmoCaixa Barcelona.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. November in Barcelona sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to San Sebastian - Donostia.

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in November, you will find days in San Sebastian - Donostia are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). You will leave for Bilbao on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Bilbao, Spain

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Bilbao travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Visit Portuguese Synagogue and Begijnhof for their historical value. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Egmond aan Zee and see Strand Egmond aan Zee, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In November, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Bilbao - with highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de la Villa.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toledo.

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Toledo, Spain

— 1 night

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then learn the secrets of beer at Evocarte, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Toledo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
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Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museo del Aire, explore the galleries of Museo Cerralbo, then see the interesting displays at Museo Del Romanticismo, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

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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.