17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Cape Town
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vom FASS Barcelona and Olisoliva. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vila Vini Teca and Natura Kucera. Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to El Celler d'en Pau in Calella--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at El Celler d'Estruc, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip app.

Cape Town, South Africa to Barcelona is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cape Town in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

El Celler d'en Pau, Mercat Del Peix
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Cellarer ©
Cellarer
El Celler d'en Pau ©
El Celler d'en Pau
Vom FASS Barcelona ©
Vom FASS Barcelona

3
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sa cisterna and Tara's. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Golf Fantasia and Cas Siquier. When in Palma de Mallorca, make a side trip to see Alcudia Old Town in Alcudia, approximately Alcudia away. There's lots more to do: stop by Paroness Boutique, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, admire the striking features of Casa de las Medias, and get outside with H2O Adventure.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palma de Mallorca using our trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Alcudia, Golf Fantasia, H2O Adventure, Cas Siquier
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Sa cisterna ©
Sa cisterna
Sanuk ©
Sanuk
Cas Siquier ©
Cas Siquier

2
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.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, stop by Casa Ferrer, thenlook for gifts at London Room, thenadmire the natural beauty at Generalife, and finally stop by Lolita's Closet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Munira, thenstop by Gil de Avalle, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, and finally stop by Subterranea.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Granada trip website.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Granada in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Casa Ferrer
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Munira ©
Munira
Subterranea ©
Subterranea
Gil de Avalle ©
Gil de Avalle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Coco Sevilla, stop by Zaguan 24, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercadillo Historico del Jueves, stop by Malanga - Hecho a Mano, and then stop by Productos de la Sierra.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seville tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seville when traveling from Granada in October, with lows around 19°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lanzarote.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Zaguan 24 ©
Zaguan 24
Coco Sevilla ©
Coco Sevilla

3
nights
Lanzarote

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Shop till you drop at ESENNIA and MotoBike Lanzarote. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Island Watersports, learn something new at ElisabethConcept, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and get in on the family fun at Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lanzarote trip site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seville to Lanzarote in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lanzarote due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seville in October, Lanzarote is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
ESENNIA ©
ESENNIA
MotoBike Lanzarote ©
MotoBike Lanzarote

2
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 21st (Fri), see the sights in a new way with 2 Wheel Tours, look for gifts at Pulau Mi, thenlook for gifts at Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura, thenstop by komodo, and finally identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo. On your second day here, look for gifts at Fund Grube Las Palmeras, look for gifts at Centro Comercial Las Palmeras, thenstop by Centro Comercial El Campanario, and finally stop by Caleta Cycles.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Corralejo road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Lanzarote to Corralejo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Caleta Cycles
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Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura ©
Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura
Centro Comercial El Campanario ©
Centro Comercial El Campanario
Caleta Cycles ©
Caleta Cycles

1
night
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, thenlook for gifts at Mercado Agricola, thenstop by Tresor Noir, and finally look for gifts at Fund Grube Yumbo.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Corralejo to Maspalomas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mogan
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Fund Grube Yumbo ©
Fund Grube Yumbo
Mercado Agricola ©
Mercado Agricola

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