37 days in Spain Itinerary

37 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain attractions planner

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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Granada
— 4 nights
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Nerja
— 3 nights
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Marbella
— 5 nights
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Ronda
— 5 nights
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Seville
— 5 nights
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Salamanca
— 4 nights
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Madrid
— 5 nights
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Barcelona

— 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online holiday maker.

Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:

Granada

— 4 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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Granada online road trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Granada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in April since evenings lows in Granada dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

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. Step out of Nerja to go to Competa and see Los Olivillos, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nerja, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Nerja sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Marbella

— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena), Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares) and Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Santisimo Cristo de la Buena Muerte, &more). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, get outside with Beach Fit Marbella, indulge in some personalized pampering at Hammam Almanzor, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marbella holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marbella are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:

Ronda

— 5 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, relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda, take a stroll through La Ciudad, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:

Seville

— 5 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.
Step out of Seville with an excursion to Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba in Cordoba--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville itinerary builder.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 9:

Salamanca

— 4 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, and admire the landmark architecture of Escuelas Menores.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salamanca holiday planner.

You can drive from Seville to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seville in May, things will get slightly colder in Salamanca: highs are around 71°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Madrid

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Catedral Primada, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salamanca in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madrid, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

Spain travel guide

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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.