53 days in Spain, Andorra la Vella & Gibraltar Itinerary

53 days in Spain, Andorra la Vella & Gibraltar Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
2
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 2 nights
3
Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Burgos, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Oviedo, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Alicante, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
11
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
12
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
13
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
14
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
15
Cordoba, Spain
— 3 nights
16
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
17
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
— 1 night
18
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
— 2 nights
19
Merida, Spain
— 2 nights
20
Salamanca, Spain
— 2 nights
21
Segovia, Spain
— 1 night
22
Toledo, Spain
— 3 nights
23
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
You've added Palace of Catalan Music, Poble Espanyol, Montjuic Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Barcelona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in November, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
You've added Sant Cristofol d'Anyos Church, C.S. Santa Coloma, Valle de Incles, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Meritxell, pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Esteve d'Andorra la Vella, then contemplate the long history of Casa de la Vall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lagos de Tristania. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sant Joan de Caselles, see the interesting displays at Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit, look for all kinds of wild species at Valle de Incles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S. Santa Coloma, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Cristofol d'Anyos Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Andorra la Vella trip maker website.

You can drive from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Lagos de Tristania ©
Lagos de Tristania
Casa de la Vall ©
Casa de la Vall
Church of Sant Joan de Caselles ©
Church of Sant Joan de Caselles

2
nights
Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza ©

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, La Lonja and Caesaraugusta Theater Museum. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Piedra, then steep yourself in history at Puente de Piedra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Aljaferia. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Caesaraugusta Theater Museum, steep yourself in history at La Lonja, pause for some photo ops at Torre Del Pilar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Miguel de los Navarros, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zaragoza trip maker website.

Getting from Andorra la Vella to Zaragoza by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
You've added Iglesia de San Nicolas, Palacio de la Diputacion, Catedral de Santiago, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Begona, then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and finally wander the streets of Casco Viejo. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Catedral de Santiago, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Diputacion, then catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Nicolas.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bilbao trip website.

Traveling by car from Zaragoza to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Burgos.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum ©
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

2
nights
Burgos, Spain

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. Your day by day itinerary now includes Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca, Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, Castillo de Burgos, and other attractions you added. On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Burgos, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Evolucion Humana, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Burgos, then steep yourself in history at Monasterio de las Huelgas, then learn more about the world around you at Cartuja de Miraflores, and finally delve into the distant past with Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Burgos day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Burgos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, Burgos is slightly colder than Bilbao - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Burgos

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari ©
Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari
Cartuja de Miraflores ©
Cartuja de Miraflores

2
nights
Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. You've added Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), Archaeological Museum of Asturias, Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at San Julian de los Prados, explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, then examine the collection at Archaeological Museum of Asturias, and finally examine the collection at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA). On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Fontan, then don't miss a visit to Parroquia de San Isidoro El Real, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel de Lillo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oviedo online road trip planner.

You can drive from Burgos to Oviedo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, Oviedo is a bit warmer than Burgos - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo
Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias ©
Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias
San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo

2
nights
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©

City of Stone

As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), Museo do Pobo Galego and Muralla Romana de Lugo. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego, then walk around Parque de la Alameda, and finally steep yourself in history at Muralla Romana de Lugo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), don't miss a visit to Hostal dos Reis Católicos, then make a trip to Plaza del Obradoiro, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Oviedo in November, plan for little chillier nights in Santiago de Compostela, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario ©
Monasterio de San Martin Pinario
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, then explore the activities along Jardi del Turia, and finally get curious at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, then contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Valencia sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago de Compostela to Valencia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Santiago de Compostela in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

2
nights
Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©

City of Sun

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardín Huerto del Cura, Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, Isla de Benidorm, and other attractions you added. On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, and then don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Palmeral, admire the natural beauty at Jardín Huerto del Cura, then take a stroll through El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, and finally head off the coast to Isla de Benidorm.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alicante travel route website.

Drive from Valencia to Alicante in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
El Palmeral ©
El Palmeral
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante
Explanada de Espana ©
Explanada de Espana

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cala Comte, Puerto de Ibiza, Cala Saladeta, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take a stroll through Dalt Vila, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Saladeta. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Puerto de Ibiza, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, then stroll through Platja de ses Salines, and finally head off the coast to Es Vedra.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Alicante to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Serra de Tramuntana, Sa Llotja and Banos Arabes. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Banos Arabes, steep yourself in history at Sa Llotja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, then explore the historical opulence of Palau de l'Almudaina, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): Head underground at Cuevas del Drach, stop by Alcudia Old Town, and then make a trip to Passeig des Born.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Palma de Mallorca when traveling from Ibiza Town in November, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Cuevas del Drach ©
Cuevas del Drach
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Plaza de San Nicolas, Sacromonte, Basilica de San Juan de Dios, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Granada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Palma de Mallorca in November, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

2
nights
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Trafalgar Cemetery as well as Main Street. On the 29th (Fri), learn about all things military at The Great Siege Tunnels, Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, then make a trip to Apes Den, and finally stroll through The Rock of Gibraltar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Casemates Square, then take a stroll through Main Street, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Trafalgar Cemetery.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Gibraltar road trip site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Gibraltar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gibraltar, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga as well as Castillo de Gibralfaro. On the 1st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, then contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

Plan a trip to Malaga easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Gibraltar to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gibraltar in December since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

3
nights
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Calahorra Tower, Casa de Sefarad and Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), make a trip to Plaza de la Corredera, and contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba vacation site.

You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in December, Cordoba is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Casa de Pilatos, Basilica de la Macarena, Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 8°C in Seville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ©

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Las Canteras Beach as well as Catedral de Santa Ana. On the 8th (Sun), take a stroll through Vegueta, then take an in-depth tour of Casa de Colon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Ana, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in December; daily highs in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria reach 26°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Vegueta ©
Vegueta
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Casa de Colon ©
Casa de Colon

2
nights
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Santa Cruz de Tenerife ©

Festival Capital of the Canary Islands

The lively port of Santa Cruz offers the convenience of a modern city while maintaining its laid-back island appeal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Parque De La Granja, Las Montanas de Anaga, Teide National Park, and other attractions. On the 9th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Teide National Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Viento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Teresitas, admire the natural beauty at Palmetum Santa Cruz Jardin Botanico, then make a trip to Castillo de San Cristobal, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Las Montanas de Anaga, and finally stroll around Parque De La Granja.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz de Tenerife trip tool.

You can fly from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz de Tenerife can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento
Playa de las Teresitas ©
Playa de las Teresitas

2
nights
Merida, Spain

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo De Cáceres, Old Town of Caceres and Teatro Romano de Merida. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, then make a trip to Circo romano, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueducto de los Milagros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, catch a live performance at Teatro Romano de Merida, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo De Cáceres.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Merida trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Merida in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Merida is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Cruz de Tenerife in December, you will find days in Merida are little chillier (15°C), and nights are colder (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Museo De Cáceres ©
Museo De Cáceres

2
nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Casa de las Conchas, Convento de las Duenas and St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), take in the views from Puente Romano, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa de las Conchas. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, then contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban).

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salamanca travel planning app.

You can drive from Merida to Salamanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Merida in December: high temperatures in Salamanca hover around 11°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Segovia, then brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Segovia journey planning tool.

Traveling by train from Salamanca to Segovia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in December since evenings lows in Segovia dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Segovia

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia

3
nights
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
You've added Alcantara Bridge, Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, San Roman Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from Toledo with a short trip to Royal Palace of Aranjuez in Aranjuez, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, browse the exhibits of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toledo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Segovia to Toledo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Toledo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Royal Palace of Aranjuez ©
Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Museo de Santa Cruz ©
Museo de Santa Cruz

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gran Via, National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, and other attractions. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid visit site.

You can drive from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Madrid, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

Similar plans

57 days in Europe & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 56 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Spain BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Spain BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: April, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans