31 days in Spain Itinerary

31 days in Spain Itinerary

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31 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Porto Velho
Fly:  25​h
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Malaga
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
6
Seville
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Salamanca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Porto Velho

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.
Popular historic sites such as Casa Batllo and El Barri Gòtic are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Museo Picasso. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Fundacio Joan Miro, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder .

Porto Velho, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Porto Velho to Barcelona. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Porto Velho in December: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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.
Visit Alhambra and Albayzin for their historical value. Let the collections at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla and Archive Saint John of God Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Bernardo, stroll through Generalife, and make a trip to Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in December since evenings lows in Granada dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

4
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Appreciate the collections at Alcazaba and Museo De La Cofradia De La Esperanza. Get a sense of the local culture at Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana and Automobile and Fashion Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Velez-Malaga (Convent of San Francisco, Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios, & more) and Nerja (Museo de Nerja, Church of El Salvador, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Ifergan Collection.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Malaga sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Granada in December, with highs in Malaga at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Nerja, Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palacio de Congresos de Ronda and Baños Arabes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dona Felisa Winery and Bodega Garcia Hidalgo. There's much more to do: make a trip to Murallas de Levante, see the interesting displays at Museo Peinado, get a taste of the local shopping with Scott Simpson Fine Art, and contemplate the long history of Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda road trip planning tool .

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in January, Ronda is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Murallas de Levante ©
Murallas de Levante
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cordoba travel route planning app .

Getting from Ronda to Cordoba by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Cordoba are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

4
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.
Let the collections at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Museo Musica Africana capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, brush up on your military savvy at Torre del Oro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Antonio Abad (El Silencio), and take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Seville travel route planning website .

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Salamanca,Casco Historico and Siega Verde Archaeological Site. Get some cultural insight at Ieronimus and St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Marcos Church, make a trip to Plaza de Anaya, and see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Salamanca.

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Drive from Seville to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In January, Salamanca is slightly colder than Seville - with highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Plaza Mayor and Catedral Primada are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Casa de Campo, contemplate the waterfront views at Retiro Park, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salamanca to Madrid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Madrid, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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