10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain holiday maker

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Madrid
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. There's lots more to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Casa de Campo, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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Reykjavik, Iceland to Madrid is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Reykjavik in July, plan for much warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 40°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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San Sebastian - Donostia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

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.
On the 11th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, and then stroll through La Concha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium, then take a stroll through Parte Vieja, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Sebastian - Donostia, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Tours
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Barcelona

— 3 nights

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 Camp Nou. Spend the 15th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online road trip planner.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.