32 days in Spain Itinerary

32 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Fort Smith
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Alicante
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Granada
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Seville
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Salamanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Fort Smith

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder tool.

Fort Smith, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Fort Smith to Barcelona, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Smith in December, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and finally see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): race across the water with a speed boat tour, thenstep off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, and then get your game on at Kentucky Derby.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trip

Kentucky Derby
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Necropolis del Puig des Molins
Necropolis del Puig des Molins

1
night
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, thenput a fun spin on your tour with Locus Fugae, and then don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alicante trip planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Alicante in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Alicante

Museums Fun & Games
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Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante
Locus Fugae ©
Locus Fugae
Explanada de Espana ©
Explanada de Espana

4
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.
Step out of Granada to go to Malaga and see Wine Tours & Tastings, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, take a stroll through Albayzin, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Granada holiday builder site.

You can drive from Alicante to Granada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Alicante in December, with highs in Granada at 56°F and lows at 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Wine Tours & Tastings
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, get lost in a book at Nerja Book Centre, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nerja itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Nature
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Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja ©
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

4
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 Dona Felisa Winery, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda travel planner.

Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nerja in December; daily highs in Ronda reach 61°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Tours Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

4
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.
Step out of Seville with an excursion to Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba in Cordoba--about 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Seville are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Salamanca is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), contemplate the long history of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and visit Oleoturismo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salamanca trip planner.

You can drive from Seville to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in December: high temperatures in Salamanca hover around 50°F and lows are around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online journey planner.

You can drive from Salamanca to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Madrid, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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