18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Madrid, Train to Malaga Maria Zambrano, Bus to Nerja
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Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive
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Casares
— 1 night
Drive to Málaga Airport, Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
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Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly

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Nerja

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Do your shopping at Nerja Book Centre and Nerja Market. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Burriana Beach. When in Nerja, make a side trip to see Palya de Benajarafe in Benajarafe, approximately Benajarafe away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Torrecilla, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Nerja trip planning site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Nerja is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in July; daily highs in Nerja reach 41°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Casares.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Casares

Casares is a town and municipality in Spain, located in Málaga province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.Geography and demographyThe municipality has a population of 4,051, an area of 160 km². Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa de la Rada, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun, and finally look for gifts at Lanas del Rio.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Casares trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Nerja to Casares in 2 hours. While traveling from Nerja, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Casares, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Casares

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Head to Mercado San Miguel and Mariano Zamorano Swordsfor some retail therapy. Attractions like Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parque del Retiro, browse the different shops at ABC Serrano, wander the streets of Gran Via, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Casares to Madrid with the Route module. Traveling from Casares in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Platja de ses Salines and Cala Bassa. We've included these beaches for you: Cala de Sant Vicent and S'Arenal Petit. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ibiza Town: Cala Vadella (in Cala Vadella), Sant Antoni de Portmany (Cala d'Aubarca & Cala Saladeta) and S'Arenal Gros (in Portinatx). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Can Marca, stroll through Playa Cala Salada, and get your game on at Kentucky Derby.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town trip planner.

Fly from Madrid to Ibiza Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for little chillier days in Ibiza Town, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and La Boqueria. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La playa de Tamariu and Playa Sa Riera. Venture out of the city with trips to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols), Platja Fonda (in Begur) and PlayVR Lloret (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stroll through Platja Port Bo, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria La Lesia, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.