20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
2
Malaga
— 2 nights
3
Seville
— 2 nights
4
Madrid
— 4 nights
5
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona
— 6 nights

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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 14th (Sat): stop by Hippy Market Punta Arabi, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, then see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, and finally have some family-friendly fun at IBIZA KARTING San Antonio. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Moli, stroll through Cala Bassa, and then stroll through Cala Comte.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town road trip planning site.

Barcelona to Ibiza Town is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Hippy Market Punta Arabi, Cala Comte
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Necropolis del Puig des Molins
Necropolis del Puig des Molins

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 16th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Martin & Reich, stroll through Playa de la Cala Mijas, and then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town. On your second day here, stop by Vom Fass Fuengirola, then examine the collection at Museo Historico-Etnologico, then examine the collection at Museo Taurina de Mijas, and finally head outdoors with Adventure Rider Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga travel route website.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Malaga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In December in Malaga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mijas, Fuengirola, Marbella Old Town
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Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Museo Historico-Etnologico ©
Museo Historico-Etnologico

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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.
Shop till you drop at Mercado de Abastos and Bodegas Grupo Estevez. Explore Seville's surroundings by going to Jerez De La Frontera (Bodegas Luis Perez, Museo de la Atalaya, &more) and La Virgen del Carmen de la Capillita (in Sanlucar de Barrameda).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Seville are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda
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Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Museo de la Atalaya ©
Museo de la Atalaya
Bodegas Grupo Estevez ©
Bodegas Grupo Estevez

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For shopping fun, head to El Rastro or Antica Roma Anticuario. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Centro Cultural de la Caja Rural. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Tarentola Eco-Experiencias (in Hontanar) and Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Cerveza Domus). There's lots more to do: stop by Mercado del Juguete de Madrid, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Compania de Cervezas del Valle del Kahs, and wander the streets of La Latina.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Madrid is little chillier than Seville - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Toledo, Tarentola Eco-Experiencias
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El Rastro ©
El Rastro
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Via verde del Bidasoa and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Leurtzako Urtegiak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Ayuntamiento de Leitza, then get outside with Via Verde del Plazaola, and then get outside with Cuevas de Astitz.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Sebastian - Donostia, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Leurtzako Urtegiak, Cuevas de Astitz, Ayuntamiento de Leitza, Via verde del Bidasoa, Via Verde del Plazaola
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Via verde del Bidasoa ©
Via verde del Bidasoa
Ayuntamiento de Leitza ©
Ayuntamiento de Leitza

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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.
Relax by the water at Playa de La Barceloneta and Playa De Sant Salvador. Museum-lovers will get to explore Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, stop by Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares).

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Barcelona online holiday planner.

You can fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa De Sant Salvador
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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