53 days in Spain & Paris Itinerary

53 days in Spain & Paris Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Alicante, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 4 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 5 nights
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Tejeda, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive to Gran Canaria Airport, Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 10 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Barcelona is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, things will get a bit cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Alicante, Spain

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alicante: Elche (Parque Municipal, Bodegas Faelo, &more), Benidorm (El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, Placa del Castell, &more) and Cala Finestrat Beach (in Finestrat). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, ponder the world of politics at Diputacion Provincial de Alicante, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), and take in nature's colorful creations at El Palmeral.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alicante road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Alicante takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Alicante, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Granada, Spain

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Rute (Museo del Azucar, Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, &more) and Malaga (Palmeral de las Sorpresas, Colección del Museo Ruso, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and wander the streets of Albayzin.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Granada itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Alicante to Granada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Alicante in January, expect Granada to be little chillier, temps between 14°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Nerja, Spain

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Capistrano Playa, and don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nerja driving holiday app.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Nerja, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Ronda, Spain

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, get great views at Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, take a stroll through Old City, and surround yourself with nature on Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda attractions planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Nerja in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Seville, Spain

City of Towers

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba in Cordoba (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, and stop by Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Seville road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Seville, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

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Maspalomas, Spain

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get out of town with these interesting Maspalomas side-trips: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Parroquia Matriz de San Agustin, Los Perros de La Plaza de Santa Ana, &more), Finca Canarias Aloe Vera (in Ingenio) and Puerto de Mogan (in Puerto de Mogan). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Gran Massage - Massage Gran Canaria Maspalomas Playa del Ingles, experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Maspalomas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seville in January: high temperatures in Maspalomas hover around 24°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Tejeda.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Tejeda, Spain

Venture out of the city with trips to Iglesia de San Juan Bautista (in Arucas), Agaete (Maipes de Agaete & Bodega Los Berrazales) and Teror (Calle Real de la Plaza, Casa Museo de los Patronos de la Virgen, &more).

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tejeda trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Maspalomas to Tejeda takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tejeda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Tejeda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Museo del Greco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Plan trip to Madrid with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Tejeda to Madrid with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Tejeda to Madrid is 1 hour. While traveling from Tejeda, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more), Avel Gwenn Institut (in Gueux) and Reims (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims & Musee des Beaux-Arts). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in February: highs in Paris hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.