20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Alicante
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Valencia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Templo de Debod as well as Wanda Metropolitano. Prado National Museum and Museo Sorolla will appeal to museum buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Palace of Madrid and Parque del Retiro. There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, and look for gifts at Memories of Madrid Tortilla Espanola.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid journey app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Saint Jerome Monastery. Get some historical perspective at Monasterio Cartuja and Generalife. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, contemplate the long history of La Madraza, take in the exciting artwork at Milenium Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de los Santos Justo y Pastor.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Madrid to Granada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Saint Jerome Monastery
Saint Jerome Monastery
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

3
nights
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 28th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Nicolas de Bari Procathedral, make a trip to Marina de Alicante, examine the collection at Museo The Ocean Race, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA).

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alicante trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Granada to Alicante by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In June in Alicante, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Alicante

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Guadalest, Santuario Santa Magdalena, Basilica de Santa Maria
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Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA) ©
Santuario Santa Magdalena ©
Santuario Santa Magdalena

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, kick back and relax at Playa de la Patacona, and then wander the streets of Barrio del Carmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Coves de Sant Josep, then see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Xativa.

Plan trip to Valencia with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Alicante to Valencia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Valencia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coves de Sant Josep, Playa de la Patacona, Castell de Xativa
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Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
Coves de Sant Josep ©
Coves de Sant Josep
Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats ©

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Family-friendly places like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Platja Port Bo will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Circ Roma are in your itinerary. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet (in Poblet), Castell del Creixell (in Creixell) and Anfiteatro de Tarragona (in Tarragona). There's much more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Peratallada.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour builder.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tarragona, Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet, Castell del Creixell, Peratallada, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Plaza mayor de Chinchon, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then wander the streets of Gran Via, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip tool.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

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