30 days in Spain Itinerary

30 days in Spain Itinerary

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30 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 3 nights
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Benitachell
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
9
Valencia
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and Calle Mayor. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Casco Historico de Toledo in Toledo, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Bodega Qubel, and wander the streets of Barrio de Las Letras.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary builder .

Melbourne, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Madrid, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casco Historico de Toledo
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Gran Via ©
Gran Via
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

3
nights
Seville

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.
Do your shopping at La Oleoteca de Sevilla and Mercado de Triana. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, view the masterpieces at Un Gato en Bicicleta, get a taste of the local shopping with La Galeria Roja, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville online travel planner .

Take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in May since evenings lows in Seville dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
La Oleoteca de Sevilla ©
La Oleoteca de Sevilla
Mercado de Triana ©
Mercado de Triana

4
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. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de la Alberquilla and Playa del Molino de Papel. For shopping fun, head to Nerja Book Centre or Nerja Market. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, stroll through Playa Torrecilla, and make a trip to Balcon de Europa.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nerja trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa del Molino de Papel ©
Playa del Molino de Papel

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, then shop like a local with Galeria Fotografica, and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Mercadillo de Antiguedades de Almunecar, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then stop by Artesania Del Arbol (Taracea), and finally view the masterpieces at Milenium Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Granada travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Benitachell.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Artesania Del Arbol (Taracea) ©
Artesania Del Arbol (Taracea)

1
night
Benitachell

Benitachell ©
On the 4th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Granadella, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arenal Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Loreto.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Benitachell trip website .

Drive from Granada to Benitachell in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Benitachell can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Benitachell

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Javea
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Arenal Beach ©
Arenal Beach
Playa La Granadella ©
Playa La Granadella

3
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Platja de ses Salines and Cala Bassa. Head to Mercadillo Las Dalias and Hippy Market Punta Arabiafor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, wander the streets of Dalt Vila, have some family-friendly fun at IBIZA KARTING San Antonio, and stroll through Cala Moli.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town road trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Benitachell to Ibiza Town with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Mercadillo Las Dalias, Hippy Market Punta Arabi, Cala Comte
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Bassa ©
Cala Bassa

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Shop till you drop at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona visit planning site .

Getting from Ibiza Town to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
Head to Lupita and Mercado de las Especiasfor some retail therapy. Visit La Concha Beach and Basque Coast Geopark for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting San Sebastian - Donostia side-trips: Bilbao (Taberna Plaza Nueva, Room Escape Games, & more). There's more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and take a stroll through Parte Vieja.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in June; daily highs in San Sebastian - Donostia reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bilbao
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Lupita ©
Lupita

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Valencia

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Quartell Vell and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Xeraco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia route planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Valencia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa del Quartell Vell, Playa de Xeraco
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Room Escape Games
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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