20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Madrid
— 3 nights
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Puerto Del Carmen
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Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Bus to Arrecife, Fly to Costa Adeje
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Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
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Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Acueduct of Segovia in Segovia--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid day trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. October in Madrid sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:

Barcelona

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Kids will enjoy Casa Batllo and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Palau Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, then discover the deep blue sea with Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center, and then kick back and relax at Cala Comte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then take a stroll through Dalt Vila, and finally examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ibiza Town attractions planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Seville

— 2 nights

City of Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, then admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally steep yourself in history at Casa de Pilatos.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seville tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October in Seville, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

— 3 nights

Nightlife Capital of Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Papagayo Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surf Spot Famara, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus.

To plan Puerto Del Carmen vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Puerto Del Carmen is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in November; daily highs in Puerto Del Carmen reach 74°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:

Costa Adeje, Tenerife

— 2 nights
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas, and then see majestic marine mammals with Mar de Ons. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Duque.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Costa Adeje route planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in November, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 3 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park, then stop by Casa del Perfume Canario, and then kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then stroll through Playa de Amadores, and finally stroll through Playa de Mogan.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Maspalomas trip builder app.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in November, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:

Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.