56 days in Spain Itinerary

56 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 6 nights
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
3
Valencia
— 1 night
4
Benidorm
— 3 nights
5
Granada
— 5 nights
6
Nerja
— 5 nights
7
Marbella
— 4 nights
8
Ronda
— 6 nights
9
Seville
— 5 nights
10
Cordoba
— 1 night
11
Madrid
— 6 nights
12
Bilbao
— 4 nights
13
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 5 nights

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ibiza Town: Portinatx (S'Arenal Gros, Es Portixol, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and stroll through Cala S'Illot des Rencli.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town trip builder site.

Getting from Barcelona to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portinatx, Santa Eulalia del Rio, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Cala Comte, Cala S'Illot des Rencli
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 12th (Tue), hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, thensteep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and then browse the exhibits of Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Valencia driving holiday planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In October, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Benidorm.

Things to do in Valencia

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

3
nights
Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Change things up with these side-trips from Benidorm: Alicante (Playa de San Juan, Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, &more) and El Palmeral (in Elche). Next up on the itinerary: partake in some friendly competition at Lockdown Escape Room and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mundomar.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Benidorm day trip planning app.

Drive from Valencia to Benidorm in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Alicante, El Palmeral
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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Mundomar ©
Mundomar
El Palmeral ©
El Palmeral
Lockdown Escape Room ©
Lockdown Escape Room

5
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, take a stroll through Albayzin, get your game on at El Reino Escape Room, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Granada online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Benidorm to Granada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Benidorm in October, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Granada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

5
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Step out of Nerja to go to Velez-Malaga and see C.A.C. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Francisco Hernández, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Bentomiz, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nerja trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodegas Bentomiz, C.A.C. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Francisco Hernández
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Bodegas Bentomiz ©
Bodegas Bentomiz
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

4
nights
Marbella

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo), Plaza de Toros de Mijas (in Mijas) and Bikestardo (in La Cala de Mijas). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, get outside with Experience Box Spain, and have some family-friendly fun at Prison Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marbella trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marbella, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Benalmadena
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Climbing Tours
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre

6
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, explore by horseback at Caballos y Vino, and explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ronda trip planner.

Drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Tours
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 4:
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

5
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the landmark architecture of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

Start your trip to Seville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seville in November since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to °C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

6
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Rail Tours, Catedral Primada, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cordoba in November: highs in Madrid hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

4
nights
Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bilbao: RiojaNatura (in Santo Domingo de la Calzada) and Bodegas Tritium (in Cenicero). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Central de Bidebarrieta, look for gifts at Lupita, and admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bilbao trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Madrid to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Bilbao sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

RiojaNatura, Bodegas Tritium
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
RiojaNatura ©
RiojaNatura
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

5
nights
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.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a stroll through Parte Vieja, get your game on at Let's get Basque!, and steep yourself in history at Castillo de la Mota.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip builder website.

Getting from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

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