16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Drive to Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Ferry to Playa Blanca
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Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria — 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get in touch with nature at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Playa de Amadores. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Las Canteras Beach and Playa de San Agustin. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palmitos Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Fernando, and visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary maker app.

Denver, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Maspalomas, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Maspalomas, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Morro del Jable.
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Morro del Jable, Fuerteventura — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa de Sotavento, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oasis Park Fuerteventura, and then kick back and relax at Sotavento Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Risco Del Paso, then stroll through Playa de Cofete, and then don't miss a visit to Morro del Jable.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Morro del Jable day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Morro del Jable takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Playa Blanca.
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Playa Blanca, Lanzarote — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Flamingo, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, then Head underground at Los Hervideros, and then explore the activities along El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Playa Blanca tour planner.

Getting from Morro del Jable to Playa Blanca by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Seville.
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Seville — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Macarena, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Seville travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Playa Blanca to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Playa Blanca to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa Blanca in April, plan for little chillier nights in Seville, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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 (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip tool.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.
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Madrid — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip website.

Getting from Cordoba to Madrid by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in April: highs in Madrid hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Barcelona Cathedral and Ciutadella Park. Visit Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas for their historical value. The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Palau Guell, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona vacation planning app.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Spain travel guide

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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.
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