18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h
1
Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Valencia
— 2 nights
4
Alicante
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Toledo
— 1 night
train:  3​h
7
Cordoba
— 1 night
8
Seville
— 2 nights
9
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Granada
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
11
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Casa Museu Gaudí, then walk around Parc Guell, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Barcelona at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Calvario, then trek along Son Marroig, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palau de l'Almudaina. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, appreciate the extensive heritage of Banos Arabes, see the interesting displays at Can Prunera Museum of Modernism, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas del Drach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Arta, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Carthusian Monastery (Real Cartuja).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cuevas del Drach, Son Marroig, Cuevas de Arta, Royal Carthusian Monastery (Real Cartuja), Can Prunera Museum of Modernism
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Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Cuevas de Arta ©
Cuevas de Arta
Cuevas del Drach ©
Cuevas del Drach

2
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the galleries of Jose Benlliure House/Museum, steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de San Vicente Ferrer de Valencia, then contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, then examine the collection at Blasco Ibanez House/Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Reales Atarazanas. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo del Gremio de Artistas Falleros, see the interesting displays at L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo, then examine the collection at Museo Cueva de Dragut, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Cullera, and finally steep yourself in history at Torres de Serranos.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Valencia online road trip planner .

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cullera
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Jose Benlliure House/Museum ©
Jose Benlliure House/Museum
Torres de Serranos ©
Torres de Serranos
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

1
night
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cala Finestrat Beach, contemplate the long history of Guadalest Valley, then explore the ancient world of Denia Castle and Archaeological Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alicante trip planner.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Alicante takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Alicante can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Alicante

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denia Castle and Archaeological Museum, Cala Finestrat Beach
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Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Guadalest Valley ©
Guadalest Valley
Cala Finestrat Beach ©
Cala Finestrat Beach

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Lope de Vega Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, pause for some serene contemplation at Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque del Retiro, then examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, then admire the landmark architecture of Templo de Debod, and finally explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip app .

Traveling by train from Alicante to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Alicante in March: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, examine the collection at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, steep yourself in history at Castillo de San Servando, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Santa Cruz, then see the interesting displays at Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de la Espana Magica.

Discover how to plan a Toledo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Toledo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums Historic Sites
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1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Toledo to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Toledo in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, get engrossed in the history at Archivo General de Indias, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Baile Flamenco.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Seville sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

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

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night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, then admire the masterpieces at Fundacion Picasso - Museo Natal, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Malaga trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a bus from Seville to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

1
night
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the galleries of Archive Saint John of God Museum, get engrossed in the history at Centro Cultural Baños Árabes, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Granada online vacation planner .

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Malaga in March, with highs in Granada at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Centro Cultural Baños Árabes
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Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Timanfaya Nationalpark, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and then get a new perspective on things with FuerteCharter.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Corralejo trip planning site .

Fly from Granada to Corralejo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Granada to Corralejo. Traveling from Granada in March, things will get a bit warmer in Corralejo: highs are around 24°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Timanfaya Nationalpark, Fundacion Cesar Manrique
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Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
FuerteCharter ©
FuerteCharter
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark

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