12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  13​h
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, then look for gifts at Inercia, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary website .

New Delhi, India to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Barcelona is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get much colder in Barcelona: highs are around 25°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then shop like a local with Gran Via, and finally walk around Retiro Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
Gran Via ©
Gran Via

3
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Do your shopping at The Mint Company and Boulevard El Faro. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Amadores and Playa de Mogan. Get out of town with these interesting Maspalomas side-trips: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Canteras Beach & Vegueta). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas and admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas trip maker site .

You can fly from Madrid to Maspalomas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Maspalomas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Meloneras, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Vegueta ©
Vegueta

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Pirates and Dolls and then kick back and relax at Barlovento Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Corralejo tour planner .

You can fly from Maspalomas to Corralejo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barlovento Beach, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Barlovento Beach ©
Barlovento Beach
Pirates and Dolls ©
Pirates and Dolls

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique and then stroll through Playa del papagayo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Cabra Cabra Galeria De Arte, then view the masterpieces at Galeria de Arte Angel Cabrera, then stop by Bodega Los Almacenes -YE, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Teguise, Playa del papagayo, Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Bodega Los Almacenes -YE
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Playa del papagayo ©
Playa del papagayo
Bodega Los Almacenes -YE ©
Bodega Los Almacenes -YE
Cabra Cabra Galeria De Arte ©
Cabra Cabra Galeria De Arte

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