10 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Malaga, Bus to Nerja
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 1 night
Drive
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Javea
— 1 night
Drive
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Sant Feliu de Guixols
— 2 nights
Drive
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Barcelona
— 2 nights
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Nerja — 3 nights

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Take a break from the city and head to Activ8You and Río Chíllar. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa, stroll through Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja road trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Nerja is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to San Jose.
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San Jose — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see RollingAlmeria and then see some colorful creatures with Volcanic Tours.

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Getting from Nerja to San Jose by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nerja in August: highs in San Jose hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Javea.
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Javea — 1 night

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 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala de Portixol, then see things from the water with Siesta Advisor, and then kick back and relax at Playa de la Grava.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Javea trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Jose to Javea takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. September in Javea sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sant Feliu de Guixols.
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Sant Feliu de Guixols — 2 nights

Sant Feliu de Guíxols is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through Cala Sa Cova, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Sa Conca, then identify plant and animal life at Camino de Ronda, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Via Ferrata Cala del Moli, explore the activities along Cala Futadera, and then kick back and relax at Cala del Senyor Ramon.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sant Feliu de Guixols online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Javea to Sant Feliu de Guixols in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Javea in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sant Feliu de Guixols, with lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning app.

Getting from Sant Feliu de Guixols to Barcelona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sant Feliu de Guixols in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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