9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 1 night
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona
— 2 nights
4
Madrid
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then browse the different shops at Boulevard El Faro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas holiday website.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Maspalomas is 5 hours. In March, Maspalomas is a bit cooler than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 71°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Boulevard El Faro, Playa de Mogan, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

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Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
On the 23rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus, then Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, then get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Surf Spot Famara, then explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montana Roja.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in March, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Montana Roja, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Surf Spot Famara ©
Surf Spot Famara
Jardin de Cactus ©
Jardin de Cactus

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 25th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then get a taste of the local shopping with Passeig de Gracia, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker tool.

Fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Barcelona. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in March, with highs in Barcelona at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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