15 days in Spain, Norway & Biarritz Itinerary

15 days in Spain, Norway & Biarritz Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Biarritz, France
— 1 night
3
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Santander, Spain
— 1 night
6
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
7
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
8
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights


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3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Alberche, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Madrid is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Punta Cana in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del Alberche, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, see the interesting displays at Planete Musee du Chocolat Biarritz, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Biarritz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect Biarritz to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Aquarium de Biarritz ©
Aquarium de Biarritz
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz

1
night
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Calle San Pedro, thenstroll through Playa de Itzurun, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to San Sebastian - Donostia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Calle San Pedro, Playa de Itzurun, Iglesia de San Salvador
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Playa de Itzurun ©
Playa de Itzurun
Iglesia de San Salvador ©
Iglesia de San Salvador
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

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nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and then explore the ancient world of Salt Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sopelana Beach, take an in-depth tour of Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Nicolas, thentake in the views from Puente Pedro Arrupe, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palacio de la Diputacion.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bilbao itinerary maker website.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Santander.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Sopelana Beach, Salt Valley
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Salt Valley ©
Salt Valley
Sopelana Beach ©
Sopelana Beach
Palacio de la Diputacion
Palacio de la Diputacion

1
night
Santander, Spain

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
On the 26th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Church, delve into the distant past at Muralla de Santander, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Somo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Langre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Trengandin.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santander travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bilbao to Santander in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bilbao in July, you will find days in Santander are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Oslo.

Things to do in Santander

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Playa de Trengandin, Playa de Langre, Playa Somo
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Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre
Playa de Trengandin ©
Playa de Trengandin
Muralla de Santander ©
Muralla de Santander

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nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 28th (Tue), take a stroll through Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, thenexplore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of 22 July Centre, ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, thenget to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and finally see the interesting displays at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum).

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Santander to Oslo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santander in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Oslo, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, thenkick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at The Lyngen Alps and then admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tromso trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Oslo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tromso, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
The Lyngen Alps ©
The Lyngen Alps

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Bryggen, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, and finally steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bergen using our trip planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Bergen in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular

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