8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel planner

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Fly
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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly to Malaga, Bus to Nerja
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Seville
— 1 night
Fly
4
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona
— 2 nights
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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Cala Bassa and then kick back and relax at Cala Comte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada and then kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Sant Antoni de Portmany online sightseeing planner.

Vienna, Austria to Sant Antoni de Portmany is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Vienna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sant Antoni de Portmany, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 10th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then explore the activities along Río Chíllar.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sant Antoni de Portmany to Nerja takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, train, and bus. When traveling from Sant Antoni de Portmany in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Nerja, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Seville

— 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seville online route planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Seville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Madrid

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona travel route planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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Spain travel guide

4.5
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.