31 days in Spain Itinerary

31 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 11 nights
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Santander
— 3 nights
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Bilbao
— 4 nights
Drive
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Barcelona
— 10 nights
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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.
Visiting Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra and Kuna Iberica will get you outdoors. Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Museo del Greco, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more), El Castanar de El Tiemblo (in El Tiemblo) and Segovia (House Museum of Antonio Machado, Catedral de Segovia, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid vacation planner.

Manila, Philippines to Madrid is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Madrid, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manila in November: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santander.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trips

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3
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Santander

Spain's Most Elegant City

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.
Popular historic sites such as Parque de Cabo Mayor and Palacio de La Magdalena are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Playa de Langre and Playa De Valdearenas. Get out of town with these interesting Santander side-trips: Santillana del Mar (Museo de Altamira, Colegiata de Santillana del Mar, &more) and Cueva Covalanas (in Ramales de la Victoria). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Peninsula of Magdalena. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Primera de El Sardinero and stroll through Playa de los Peligros.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santander tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Madrid to Santander by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in November, Santander is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bilbao.

Things to do in Santander

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Peninsula of Magdalena ©
National Park
Peninsula of Magdalena
4.6

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Bilbao

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Casco Viejo and La Ribera Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Palacio Real de Olite. Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: San Sebastian - Donostia (Monte Igueldo, La Concha Beach, &more) and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Parapente Bizkaia, get into the urban bustle at Azkuna Zentroa, and admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bilbao trip tool.

Traveling by car from Santander to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Barcelona.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Zurriola Beach ©
Must see
Zurriola Beach
4.4

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Playas de Calella and San Pol Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Playa de La Barceloneta and Platja Port Bo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Platja Fonda (in Begur), Montserrat (Sant Jeroni & Montana de Montserrat) and La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and explore the striking landscape at Camino de Ronda.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip planning site.

You can fly from Bilbao to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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El Barri Gòtic ©
Must see
El Barri Gòtic
4.7
Las Ramblas ©
Neighborhood
Las Ramblas
2.8

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