8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Madrid
1
Burgos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Briones
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Torrelavega
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Oviedo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Madrid
— Few hours
End: Madrid

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night
Burgos

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 5th (Mon), stop by Centro Comercial El Campanario, admire the sheer force of Orbaneja del Castillo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Burgos, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Burgos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Esteban.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Burgos itinerary builder app .

Madrid to Burgos is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in November: highs in Burgos hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Centro Comercial El Campanario
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Casa del Cordon ©
Casa del Cordon
Museo de la Evolucion Humana ©
Museo de la Evolucion Humana
Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas

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Briones

Briones ©
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Briones trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Burgos to Briones in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Briones

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Church of Santo Tomas, Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad, Bodegas Valdelana
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Bodegas Valdelana ©
Bodegas Valdelana

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
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.
On the 7th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Miramar Palace, make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion, stop by Koloreka, then stroll through Zurriola Beach, then see the interesting displays at San Telmo Museoa, and finally take a stroll through Parte Vieja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ondarreta Beach, examine the collection at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, then steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Hondarribia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Buen Pastor Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Briones to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Briones in November: high temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia hover around 60°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Torrelavega.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Historic Center of Hondarribia, Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
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Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

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Torrelavega

Torrelavega ©
Torrelavega is a municipality and important industrial and commercial hub in the single province Autonomous Community of Cantabria in northern Spain.It is situated roughly 8 kilometres from the Cantabrian Coast and 27.5 kilometres from the capital of the Autonomous Community, Santander, half way between the Principality of Asturias and the Basque Country. For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Torrelavega trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Torrelavega by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oviedo.

Things to do in Torrelavega

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Churron de Borlena, Cuevas Hornos De La Pena
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Cuevas Hornos De La Pena ©
Cuevas Hornos De La Pena

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nights
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Head to Ferreteria Garcia Rivero and Ceramica Negra de Cudillerofor some retail therapy. Desfiladero Les Xanes and Calle Uria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Oviedo's surroundings by going to Pescados La Chucha (in Lastres), Santa Cueva de Covadognga (in Covadonga) and Sunday Market (in Cangas de Onis). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Cuevas del Mar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, Head underground at Cuevas de Tito Bustillo, and stop by Mercado El Fontan.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oviedo trip planner .

You can drive from Torrelavega to Oviedo in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis, Cudillero, Pescados La Chucha, Desfiladero Les Xanes, Cuevas de Tito Bustillo
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Desfiladero Les Xanes ©
Desfiladero Les Xanes
Playa de Cuevas del Mar ©
Playa de Cuevas del Mar
Cuevas de Tito Bustillo ©
Cuevas de Tito Bustillo

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Madrid

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid vacation planning website .

You can fly from Oviedo to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Oviedo in November, with lows around 42°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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