30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Madrid
— 5 nights
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Segovia
— 3 nights
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Ronda
— 4 nights
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Seville
— 4 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Madrid

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Museo del Greco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour itinerary maker tool.

Washington, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Madrid due to the time zone difference. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Segovia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 6:

Segovia

— 3 nights

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Get some cultural insight at Acueduct of Segovia and Iglesia de San Millán. Step out of Segovia with an excursion to Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial in San Lorenzo de El Escorial--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Alcazar of Segovia, contemplate the long history of Iglesia de la Vera Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at San Martin Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de Medina del Campo, Segovia.

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You can drive from Madrid to Segovia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in May: highs in Segovia hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

Granada

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Alhambra and Generalife are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Church of El Salvador). There's still lots to do: visit Albayzin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and take a stroll through Sacromonte.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Granada vacation planner.

You can fly from Segovia to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Segovia in May: highs in Granada hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Ronda

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo and Wine Tours & Tastings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, take in the views from Puente Nuevo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda planning site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

Seville

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Plaza de España. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Seville road trip tool.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then make a trip to Ruta Perla de Sefarad.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castell de Eivissa and Necropolis del Puig des Molins. Change things up with these side-trips from Ibiza Town: Esglesia de Santa Agnes (in Santa Agnes de Corona) and Sa Cova Winery (in Sant Antoni de Portmany). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, and examine the collection at Museu Puig Molin.

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You can fly from Cordoba to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Cordoba, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ibiza Town, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 25:

Barcelona

— 5 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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona tour planning app.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:

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.