18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville
— 1 night
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
3
Nerja
— 2 nights
4
Marbella
— 1 night
5
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
6
Barcelona
— 3 nights
7
Madrid
— 3 nights
8
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights

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Seville

Seville ©
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 23rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, thenadmire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip builder.

New York City, USA to Seville is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Seville due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Gato, thenlearn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, and finally explore by horseback at Caballos y Vino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ronda road trip planning site.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Caballos y Vino ©
Caballos y Vino
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 27th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, thenHead underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla, explore the activities along Río Chíllar, and then kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nerja route builder site.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Ronda, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nerja, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

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Marbella

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.
On the 29th (Mon), head outdoors with Beach Fit Marbella, take a memorable tour with Tours, thensee the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and finally head outdoors with Experience Box Spain.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marbella route builder tool.

Drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marbella, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Climbing Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get your game on at Kentucky Derby, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, thenglide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Comte.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marbella to Ibiza Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. June in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Kentucky Derby, Cala Comte
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid

Madrid ©
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: stroll around Parque del Retiro, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and test your problem-solving skills at Fox In A Box Madrid.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Madrid online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, thenmake a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and then head off the coast to Islas Cies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll around Parque de la Alameda, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Lanzada, and then don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago de Compostela attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Madrid, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Santiago de Compostela, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Islas Cies, Praia da Lanzada
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela

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