23 days in Spain Itinerary

23 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Platja d'Aro
— 3 nights
3
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 3 nights
4
Javea
— 2 nights
5
Nerja
— 4 nights
6
Seville
— 2 nights
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
8
Madrid
— 3 nights

2
nights
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: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona travel planning website.

Brussels, Belgium to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in August, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Platja d'Aro.

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

3
nights
Platja d'Aro

Castell-Platja d'Aro is a municipality in the middle of the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Platja d'Aro: L'illa Roja (in Begur) and Cala Futadera (in Tossa de Mar). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Wed) at Aquadiver. There's still lots to do: get active on the water at Water Sports, head outdoors with Sa Cova, enjoy the sand and surf at La playa de Tamariu, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Sa Conca.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Platja d'Aro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Platja d'Aro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in August, Platja d'Aro is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Platja d'Aro

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, L'illa Roja, Camino de Ronda, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, La playa de Tamariu
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu

3
nights
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.
Step out of Ibiza Town to go to Cala Vadella and see Cala Vadella, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Platja de ses Salines, kick back and relax at Playa Cala Salada, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and head off the coast to Es Vedra.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Platja d'Aro to Ibiza Town. Traveling from Platja d'Aro in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ibiza Town, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Javea.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Playa d'en Bossa, Cala Conta, Ocean Mania
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Escape Rooms Ibiza ©
Escape Rooms Ibiza
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte

2
nights
Javea

Javea ©
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cala de Portixol, kick back and relax at Banos de la Reina en Xabia, and then see things from the water with Siesta Advisor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Playa de la Grava, explore the striking landscape at Cap Prim, then test your problem-solving skills at Project X Escape Rooms, and finally kick back and relax at Cala del Moraig.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Javea trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ibiza Town to Javea takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Javea are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Javea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Cala del Moraig
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Siesta Advisor ©
Siesta Advisor
Project X Escape Rooms ©
Project X Escape Rooms
Cala del Moraig ©
Cala del Moraig

4
nights
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. Step out of Nerja to go to Torre del Mar and see Torrenigma Escape Room, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: cool off at Aquavelis Water Park, kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and stroll through Playa El Salon.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nerja journey planner.

Drive from Javea to Nerja in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Javea in August, plan for little chillier nights in Nerja, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Torre del Mar
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Torrenigma Escape Room ©
Torrenigma Escape Room
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Educare Aventura ©
Educare Aventura

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): catch some excitement at Isla Magica. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seville itinerary planner.

Drive from Nerja to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Seville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Maspalomas is known for nightlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with Canary Diving Adventures, take an exotic tour of Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, and explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Seville to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Seville to Maspalomas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in August: highs in Maspalomas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Parque Acuatico Oasis Lago Taurito, Canary Diving Adventures, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Amadores Fun Park
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Canary Diving Adventures ©
Canary Diving Adventures
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

3
nights
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: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip planning website.

Fly from Maspalomas to Madrid in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Madrid. Traveling from Maspalomas in August, expect nights in Madrid to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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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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