If you are traveling to Spain the most important thing is to have all the information you need to plan your trip. This important information includes best time to visit, visa information, transport, what to pack and itineraries to move around.

Here we have gathered all the information you need to plan your perfect trip to Spain easily. We have included different itineraries depending on how many days, and which part of Spain you would like to visit.

If you would like to find out which is the perfect Spain itinerary for you, keep reading.

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Spain Itinerary Planning Tips

As we have mentioned before, planning your Spain itinerary in advance is very important as it will help you booking transport, accommodation and attractions with enough time to find the best deals. This is vital especially if you are traveling during peak season, otherwise, you might not find what you are looking for because it is sold out.

Below, you will find some useful information to help you plan your trip successfully, let’s see what they are.

Spain Itinerary Travel Tips.

Best time to visit: Spain is a destination that you can visit all year round. You only need to take into account that weather is different in different regions, the north is colder and it rains more often than the south, which is hotter.

If you would like to visit the north and south, the best time to do it would be from April to September as temperatures are warmer.

Apart from the weather, Spain has lots of famous events going on all year. You can check those events here.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Spain?: Click here to learn if you need a travel Visa.

Safety: Spain is generally a pretty safe country.

However, it is important that you have a good travel insurance when traveling to Spain.

We always travel with World Nomads. It’s designed for travelers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. You can buy and claim online, even after you’ve left home

You can also get a quick quote here.

Currency: Euro

What to pack: In winter temperatures go from 0 degrees to 10 in the north and in the south are warmer.In summer the north gets hotter with temperatures up to 24 and minimum of 10 at night. We recommend you to take warm clothes for the north, lightweight clothing of natural fibers, and comfortable shoes. In the south you will need breathable clothes.

How to move aroundThe best way to move around in Spain is by train as it its fast and more sustainable than by plane, you can use the website Omio. Alternatively, you can travel by plane for longer distances (check Skyscanner for best rates) or you can also rent a car to move around Spain freely.

How to get to Spain.

How to move around in Spain.

Pro-tip. To find the best routes and deals, check Omnio. They are specialists in finding the best ways to move around in Spain with the most competitive prices.

Where to stay in Spain. Where to find the best accommodation and top deals

Finding the right place where to stay in Spain is not an easy task as there are a lot of fabulous places. On these websites you can find the best ones according to your style, budget and preferred location.

  • Booking.com. It is the most popular website in Spain to book accommodation. That means that most of the hotels operating in Spain are listed there with a very competitive price. One of the best things about booking.com is that you can filter the accommodations according to prices, location, starts, amenities etc… and you can check other customer’s reviews.
  • Hostel World. With HostelWorld you can find the best hostels all around the world. This is a great choice if you are traveling on a budget or if you’re a solo- traveler, as you will have the opportunity to meet lots of travelers in the hostels.
  • Airbnb. Airbnb offers the option of staying in a home away from home. That means that you will find a wide offer in apartments instead of hotels. Here you can find from budget standard apartments to stunning villas. Now you can also book top experiences with Airbnb. If you want to get €25 off your home-booking click here.
  • Couchsurfing. If you would like to live a pure local experience with 0 costs, this is your website. Here you will be hosted by a local person in their own house. Sometimes you can stay in their spare room or if not, on their couch. This is a unique opportunity to meet new people and have a more authentic travel experience from a local point of view.
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Spain Itinerary travel resources.

When you travel to Spain there are some travel resources that you will need, either to plan your trip and to use during your trip. These resources are very helpful when you need to book accommodation, transport, or activities, as they will give you the best rates.

If you would like to have the complete list of these helpful travel resources and have it on your phone click here. It will help you booking everything without having to do a hard search of websites.

Best website to book your flights

We know how important it is to find great flights, which means finding the best offers and the fastest flights. We always use Skyscanner to find the best flight deals. What we love about this website is that you can also find your nearest airport, so when you are traveling to Spain and you need to find the nearest intern flight, Skyscanner will give you the best options.

Visa Regulations

When traveling to a different country we need to be aware of visa requirements and regulations. We should do this in advance in case we need to apply for a visa. One of the fastest ways to do it is by checking iVisa, a trustworthy and transparent service to get your visa effortless and efficiently.

Maps online and offline

One of the best apps you should have on your phone when traveling is a map one. We recommend you to download maps.me . This app allows you to have any map offline on your phone, so you can check it even when you don’t have internet. The only thing you need to take into account is to download the maps when you have internet, so that you can use them later.

Another fantastic app to move around is Cittymapper App. This app has maps that include all the network of public transport and estimated arrival times.

City Tours and Experiences

Most of the time, the best way to explore a place is by booking a city tour. These tours provide you with interesting info and facts about destinations that you couldn’t know otherwise. Apart from tours, you can also book activities, museum tickets and a long list of experiences from TourScanner. This website shows you all the events, tours and activities with customers reviews, so you can book them online. We also love it as it is the best way of making sure you have your ticket, otherwise if you wait until you get to the place it might be sold out.

Currency and Exchange Converter

The XE Converter app is an essential travel resource that everyone should have on their phones when traveling. With this app it is easy to know how much you are paying when traveling and it helps you to keep track of your expenses. We always use it as it is easy and you can combine different currencies.

Car Rental

Moving around Spain by car is a great way to enjoy the freedom and it also the best way to find off the beaten track places. In Spain there are numerous car rental companies, that is why we recommend you to use Rentalcar. With Rentalcar you can find the best prices in the market

Travel Insurance

Having a good travel insurance is one of the most important things when traveling, especially if you’re traveling to a different country. There are lots of things that could happen so having a travel insurance that can cover you in certain situations is essential. We always have a travel insurance when traveling and we have never regretted it. We always buy our travel insurance with World Nomads and it has always worked out perfectly when needed. If you would like to get your quote, click here.

Complete Spain Itinerary Options.

Main Cities of Spain Itinerary in 14 days

This Spain itinerary is perfect for those travelers who have two weeks in Spain to visit the most important cities and highlights. If you would like to make a shorter trip, you can skip cities or stay fewer days at each destination. You can also start the itinerary the other way round.

What you will visit with this Spain travel itinerary:

  • Barcelona
  • Bilbao
  • Madrid
  • Toledo
  • Córdoba
  • Sevilla
  • Granada
  • Málaga

Barcelona- 2 days

Barcelona Spain itinerary

Our 14 days Spain itinerary starts in the lively city of Barcelona. Barcelona is one of the most visited destinations in Spain and without any doubt, you shouldn’t miss it. This city displays a unique and distinctive architecture from the famous Gaudí that can be found all around the city. La Sagrada Familia and Güel Park are some examples of Gaudi’s style. Barcelona also owns a highly renowned gastronomic scene with famous restaurants spread around the city.

Things to do in Barcelona

Bilbao- 2 days

Bilbao

As the largest city in the Basque Country, Bilbao is a worldwide example of urban transformation, from which it still preserves its unique identity and culture. As the cultural gateway of the Basque Country, Bilbao has an international symbol, the Guggenheim museum. But that is not the only reason to visit Bilbao, some reasons are: its staggering architecture, an awarded gastronomy, the distinguished local wines, and its panoramic riverside walks.

If you have enough time we recommend you take a day trip to surrounding landmarks like San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.

Things you cannot miss in Bilbao

  1. Guggenheim Museum
  2. Wander around el Casco Viejo (Old town)
  3. Visit la Ribera Market
  4. Take a ride to the top of Mount Artxanda for panoramic views
  5. Visit Bilbao Cathedral
  6. Try some delicious “pintxos”
  7. Take a day trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Madrid- 2 days

Madrid is part of the Spain itineray

The capital city of Spain, hometown of artists, famous writers, singers, poets… Everyone knows Madrid. It might be for its wide cultural offer, its historical sites, the traditional dishes that will make your mouth watered, the football, its bohemian cafes…

There are many reasons why Madrid is famous but to really get to know Madrid, you have to visit it.

Things you cannot miss in Madrid:

  1. Visit Palacio Real and Almudena Cathedral
  2. Take a walk at Retiro Park and visit Palacio de Cristal
  3. Visit the world-class Prado Museum
  4. Walk around Plaza Mayor
  5. Try some tapas in San Miguel Market
  6. Visit Templo de Debod
  7. Walk around the Barrio de las Letras
  8. Discover the hipster district of Malasaña
  9. Tapas Tour.
  10. Night drinks in Chueca