49 days in Spain Itinerary

49 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 5 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 1 night
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Nerja
— 5 nights
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Marbella
— 5 nights
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Ronda
— 6 nights
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Seville
— 4 nights
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 5 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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 5 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Portinatx (Punta d'es Moscarter, S'Arenal Petit, &more) and Cala Bassa (in Sant Antoni de Portmany). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, get outside with Cala Llentia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Comte, and head off the coast to Es Vedra.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ibiza Town visit planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with Big Blue Diving, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, then awaken your taste buds at Mallorca Wine Tours, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodega Ribas.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca day trip planning app.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Granada

— 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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca in July, expect nights in Granada to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods
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Nerja

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. When in Nerja, make a side trip to see Los Olivillos in Competa, approximately Competa away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Balcony of Europe, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja tour planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Nerja sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Estepona (Plaza Begines & Velero Intrepido), Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Malaga). There's lots more to do: get outside with Experience Box Spain, go for a walk through Marbella Old Town, take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip builder tool.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in July, you will find days in Marbella are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ronda

— 6 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: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, and delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes.

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Drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in July, expect nights in Ronda to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Seville

— 4 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. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville travel planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maspalomas: Buceo Sur Gran Canaria (in Cruce de Arinaga), Finca Canarias Aloe Vera (in Ingenio) and Playa de Melenara (in Telde). And it doesn't end there: catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage, stroll through Playa de Mogan, and explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Maspalomas. When traveling from Seville in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Maspalomas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Madrid

— 5 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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Maspalomas, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Bilbao

— 4 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bilbao: San Sebastian - Donostia (Monte Urgull, La Concha Beach, &more). Dedicate the 15th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, walk around Casilda Iturrizar parkea, don't miss a visit to Plaza Moyua, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Bilbao takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Bilbao to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

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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.