13-Day Spain Road Trip from Madrid to Salamanca, Ávila, Zaragoza & Barcelona

Casa Milà, la Dreta de l'Eixample, Eixample, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
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Starts in
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Ends in
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Duration
13 days & 12 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 13-day road trip through Spain.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Spain. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Madrid, Salamanca, Ávila, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante, Granada, and Toledo.

We'll help you experience the best 13 days in Spain you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Spain at Madrid, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Spain, including the stunning Spotify Camp Nou and Park Güell.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Alicante, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Axor Madrid Feria Hotel. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Mercado de La Boqueria in the city of Barcelona. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing La Sagrada Familia and Plaça de Catalunya.

From the spectacular Plaza Mayor in the city of Madrid to the unforgettable El Retiro Park in the city of Madrid, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Spain.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Spain, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Spain has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Spain. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 12 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 12 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Spain fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Spain today!

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Included

12 nights hotel
Breakfast
13 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Madrid - city in SpainMadrid
Salamanca - city in SpainSalamanca
Ávila - city in SpainÁvila
Zaragoza - city in SpainZaragoza
Barcelona - city in SpainBarcelona
Valencia - city in SpainValencia
Province of Castellón
Alicante - city in SpainAlacant / Alicante
Granada - city in SpainGranada
Toledo - city in SpainToledo

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Attractions

Las Ventas Bullring, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, EspañaLas Ventas Bullring
Estanque Grande de El Retiro, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainGreat Pond of El Retiro
National Archaeological Museum, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainNational Archaeological Museum
Museo Nacional del Prado, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMuseo Nacional del Prado
Santiago Bernabéu StadiumSantiago Bernabéu Stadium
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainThyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Mercado de San MiguelSan Miguel Market
Plaza Mayor, Centro, Salamanca, Castile and León, SpainPlaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza Mayor
Plaza de España, Argüelles, Moncloa-Aravaca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de España
Temple of DebodTemple of Debod
Royal Palace of Madrid, Palacio, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainRoyal Palace of Madrid
Catedral de la Almudena, Palacio, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainCatedral de la Almudena
Puerta de Alcalá, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPuerta de Alcalá
El Retiro ParkEl Retiro Park
Palacio de CristalPalacio de Cristal
Alcázar de SegoviaAlcázar de Segovia
Aqueduct of SegoviaAqueduct of Segovia
Basílica de Nuestra Señora del PilarBasílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Camp NouSpotify Camp Nou
Park GüellPark Güell
Magic Fountain of MontjuïcMagic Fountain of Montjuïc
Montjuïc CastleMontjuïc Castle
Ciutadella ParkCiutadella Park
Mercat de Colón, l'Eixample, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainMercat de Colón
Ciudad de las Artes y las CienciasCiudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
L'OceanogràficL'Oceanogràfic
Mercado de La Boqueria, el Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainMercado de La Boqueria
Casa Milà, la Dreta de l'Eixample, Eixample, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainCasa Milà
Casa BatllóCasa Batlló
Palau de la Música Catalana, Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainPalau de la Música Catalana
The Central Market of ValenciaThe Central Market of Valencia
Torres de SerranosTorres de Serranos
Jardí del Túria, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainInstal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
Plaça de la Reina, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainPlaça de la Reina
Plaça de la Mare de Déu, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainVirgin Square
Arco de Triunfo de BarcelonaArco de Triunfo de Barcelona
La Sagrada FamiliaLa Sagrada Familia
Plaça de CatalunyaPlaça de Catalunya
Cathedral of BarcelonaCathedral of Barcelona
Peniscola Castle, Peníscola / Peñíscola, el Baix Maestrat, Castelló / Castellón, Valencian Community, SpainPeniscola Castle
Santa Bárbara Castle, Alicante, l'Alacantí, Alacant / Alicante, Valencian Community, SpainSanta Bárbara Castle
AlhambraAlhambra
Viewpoint San Nicolás, Albaicín, Granada, Comarca de la Vega de Granada, Andalusia, SpainMirador de San Nicolás
Zocodover, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainZocodover
Parque de El Capricho, Barajas, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainJardín El Capricho de la Alameda de Osuna
Toledo Gate

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Nov 1 - Nov 13

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Day 1

Day 1 in Madrid - Arrival Day

  • Madrid - Arrival Day
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  • Las Ventas Bullring
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • More

Your amazing road trip adventure in Spain begins when you reach the incredible city of Madrid. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Madrid is the Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,531 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,129 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Madrid is the Axor Madrid Feria Hotel. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,355 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Madrid, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Madrid has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Las Ventas Bullring. This attraction is a bullring and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 28,384 visitors.

Great Pond of El Retiro is another popular attraction in the city of Madrid. This unforgettable attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,282 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Madrid is National Archaeological Museum. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,220 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, Salmon Guru. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,802 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid is Coque. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,191 customers.

Locals recommend El Social as one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 944 customers.

Madrid also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Madrid is Salmon Guru. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,802 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Madrid is El miniBAR. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

Locals also enjoy James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 13-day vacation in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Royal Palace of Aranjuez
  • San Miguel Market
  • Plaza Mayor
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Madrid. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Museo Nacional del Prado, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid is Museo Nacional del Prado. This incredible attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 94,257 visitors.

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Madrid. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 94,257 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Madrid is Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. This amazing attraction is an art museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,241 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Madrid.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, like Sobrino de Botín. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,311 customers.

El miniBAR is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

Locals enjoy James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Madrid. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Areia. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,973 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Lambuzo. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

Del Diego Cocktail Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,245 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Plaza Mayor
  • San Miguel Market
  • Plaza de España
  • Temple of Debod
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • More

On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Madrid. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Plaza Mayor, San Miguel Market, Plaza de España, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid is Plaza Mayor. This incredible attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 145,223 visitors.

San Miguel Market is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Madrid. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 145,223 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Madrid is Plaza de España. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 91,769 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Madrid.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, like Areia. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,973 customers.

La Mi Venta is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,658 customers.

Locals enjoy DiverXO, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Madrid. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,255 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Harvey's Cocktail Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,137 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Sambhad cocktail bar terraza. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,029 customers.

Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 966 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Madrid, Salamanca, and Ávila

  • Salamanca
  • Madrid
  • Ávila
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  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • El Retiro Park
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Las Ventas Bullring
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Puerta de Alcalá, El Retiro Park, Palacio de Cristal, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Madrid is the amazing Puerta de Alcalá. This attraction is a triumphal arch and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 42,109 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible El Retiro Park. This urban park has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 157,844 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Plaza Mayor in the city of Salamanca for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a square and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 57,275 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Ávila.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Parador de Avila is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Ávila. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,414 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurante Bococo, one of the best restaurants in the city of Ávila. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,809 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurante Siglodoce as one of the best restaurants in the city of Ávila. Restaurante Siglodoce is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,153 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Ávila is Soul Kitchen. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,211 customers.

After dinner, visit Soul Kitchen, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Ávila. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,211 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Gloria Bendita. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,196 customers.

Alternatively, Taberna De Los Verdugo is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Ávila. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 776 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Segovia Province and Zaragoza

  • Zaragoza
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  • Alcázar de Segovia
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
  • El Retiro Park
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • More

You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Spain on day 5 of your road trip.

One of the best places to explore in the region of Segovia Province is Alcázar de Segovia. This excellent attraction is an alcázar that has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 41,792 visitors.

Another top travel destination we recommend is Aqueduct of Segovia. This amazing stone bridge has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 81,541 visitors.

You could then travel to Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar for some unforgettable sightseeing in the town of Zaragoza. This popular attraction is a co-cathedral and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 31,833 visitors.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Zaragoza.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Zaragoza is the 4-star hotel Hotel Silken Reino de Aragon. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,932 guests.

Or, you could enjoy a stay at an exclusive 4-star hotel. The Nh Gran Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Zaragoza. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,146 guests.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Zaragoza, Restaurante La Senda. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 629 customers.

Locals recommend El Fuelle as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zaragoza. El Fuelle is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,804 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zaragoza is Baobab Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,382 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Zaragoza, Meli Del Tubo. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,986 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Rock & Blues Cafe. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,922 customers.

Bar Cervino is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Zaragoza. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,983 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Spain with a toast!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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  • Spotify Camp Nou
  • Park Güell
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
  • Montjuïc Castle
  • Ciutadella Park
  • Mercat de Colón
  • Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
  • L'Oceanogràfic
  • More

Day 6 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Spotify Camp Nou, Park Güell, Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Barcelona is the amazing Spotify Camp Nou. This attraction is an association football venue and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 134,880 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Park Güell. This sculpture garden has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 152,913 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Barcelona is the outstanding Magic Fountain of Montjuïc. This fountain has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 81,469 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Barcelona, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Barcelona is the 4-star Hotel Condes de Barcelona. This hotel has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,433 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel W Barcelona is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Barcelona. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 11,801 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Viana Barcelona, one of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,578 customers.

Locals also recommend Disfrutar as one of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona. Disfrutar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,164 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona is RAO Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 964 customers.

After dinner, visit Viana Barcelona, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Barcelona. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,578 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Hemingway Gin & Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 893 customers.

Alternatively, La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Barcelona. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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  • Mercado de La Boqueria
  • Casa Milà
  • Casa Batlló
  • Palau de la Música Catalana
  • The Central Market of Valencia
  • Torres de Serranos
  • Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
  • Plaça de la Reina
  • Virgin Square
  • More

On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Barcelona. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Mercado de La Boqueria, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Barcelona is Mercado de La Boqueria. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 129,836 visitors.

Casa Milà is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Barcelona. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 129,836 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Barcelona is Casa Batlló. This amazing attraction is a tourist attraction and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 94,592 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Barcelona.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona, like La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

Con Gracia is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Barcelona. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 604 customers.

Locals enjoy El Nacional, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Barcelona. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 23,496 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Barcelona, Cerveseria Catalana. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,751 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Ciutat Comtal. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 12,951 customers.

El Xampanyet is another of the best bars in the city of Barcelona. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,394 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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  • Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • Cathedral of Barcelona
  • Mercat Central de Castelló
  • Peniscola Castle
  • Coves de Sant Josep
  • More

On day 8 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Barcelona. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona, La Sagrada Familia, Plaça de Catalunya, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Barcelona is Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona. This incredible attraction is a triumphal arch and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 67,079 visitors.

La Sagrada Familia is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Barcelona. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 67,079 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Barcelona is Plaça de Catalunya. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 148,040 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Barcelona.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona, like Cerveseria Catalana. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,751 customers.

Ciutat Comtal is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Barcelona. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 12,951 customers.

Locals enjoy Antigua, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Barcelona. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,938 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Barcelona, Paradiso. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,403 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Dry Martini. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,229 customers.

Craft Barcelona is another of the best bars in the city of Barcelona. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,166 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Province of Castellón and Valencia

  • Valencia
  • Province of Castellón
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  • Peniscola Castle
  • Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
  • L'Oceanogràfic
  • Casa Milà
  • Mercado de La Boqueria
  • Cathedral of Barcelona
  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • Casa Batlló
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Province of Castellón is the amazing Peniscola Castle. This attraction is a monument and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 53,025 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias in the city of Valencia for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a tourist destination and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 109,290 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Valencia is the outstanding L'Oceanogràfic. This public aquarium has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 62,086 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Valencia.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Valencia is the 4-star hotel Eurostars Rey Don Jaime. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 4,096 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Las Arenas Balneario Resort by Hoteles Santos is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Valencia. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,040 guests. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,889 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Asador El Porteño, one of the best restaurants in the city of Valencia. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,693 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurante Asador Argentino Gordon 10 as one of the best restaurants in the city of Valencia. Restaurante Asador Argentino Gordon 10 is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,075 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Valencia is Bar Mistela. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,177 customers.

After dinner, visit Bar Mistela, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Valencia. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,177 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Fox Congo. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,530 customers.

Alternatively, Puerta del Mar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Valencia. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,372 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Valencia

  • Valencia
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  • Mercat de Colón
  • Torres de Serranos
  • Virgin Square
  • Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
  • Plaça de la Reina
  • Ciutadella Park
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Abbey of Montserrat
  • Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona
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On day 10 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Valencia. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Mercat de Colón, Torres de Serranos, Virgin Square, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Valencia is Mercat de Colón. This incredible attraction is a building and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 31,351 visitors.

Torres de Serranos is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Valencia. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,351 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Valencia is Virgin Square. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 26,272 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Valencia.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Valencia, like Puerta del Mar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,372 customers.

Navarro is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Valencia. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,045 customers.

Locals enjoy Restaurante Flor de Valencia | Arrocería, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Valencia. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,561 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Valencia, Central Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,369 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Bar Vermudez. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,200 customers.

El Lleón bar is another of the best bars in the city of Valencia. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,124 customers.

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Day 11

Day 11 in Valencia, Alicante, and Granada

  • Alacant / Alicante
  • Granada
  • Valencia
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  • The Central Market of Valencia
  • Santa Bárbara Castle
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
  • Park Güell
  • Spotify Camp Nou
  • More

You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Spain on day 11 of your road trip.

One of the best places to explore in the city of Valencia is The Central Market of Valencia. This excellent attraction is a market hall that has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 66,417 visitors.

You could then travel to Santa Bárbara Castle for some unforgettable sightseeing in the city of Alicante. This popular attraction is a castle and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 29,640 visitors.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Granada.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Granada is the 4-star hotel Abades Nevada Palace. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,380 guests.

Or, you could enjoy a stay at an exclusive 5-star hotel. The Barcelo Granada Congress is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Granada. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,256 guests.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Granada, Restaurante Palacio Andaluz Almona. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,367 customers.

Locals recommend El Mercader as one of the best restaurants in the city of Granada. El Mercader is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 998 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Granada is Flamenco Granada - Tablao Jardines de Zoraya. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,495 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Granada, Flamenco Granada - Tablao Jardines de Zoraya. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,495 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Puerta del Carmen. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,595 customers.

Restaurante Oliver is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Granada. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,516 customers.

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Day 12

Day 12 in Granada, Toledo, and Madrid

  • Toledo
  • Granada
  • Madrid
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  • Alhambra
  • Mirador de San Nicolás
  • Zocodover
  • Puente de Piedra
  • Parque Grande José Antonio Labordeta
  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
  • Puerta del Carmen
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Day 12 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Granada is the amazing Alhambra. This attraction is an architectural ensemble and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 106,905 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Mirador de San Nicolás. This scenic viewpoint has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 53,789 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Zocodover in the town of Toledo for some sightseeing. This popular attraction has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 17,945 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Madrid.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Madrid is the 4-star hotel Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,129 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Madrid. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,531 guests. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,355 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurante Lakasa, one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,130 customers.

Locals also recommend Arrabal Madrid as one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. Arrabal Madrid is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,924 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid is Asador Real. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,789 customers.

After dinner, visit Cafe Madrid, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Restaurante El Espigón Madrid. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 621 customers.

Alternatively, Inclán Brutal Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,713 customers.

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Day 13

Day 13 in Madrid - Departure Day

  • Madrid - Departure Day
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  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • Jardín El Capricho de la Alameda de Osuna
  • Toledo Gate
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Day 13 of your road trip in Spain is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Madrid before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Catedral de la Almudena is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Madrid. This catholic cathedral and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,409.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Jardín El Capricho de la Alameda de Osuna park is another great option. According to 16,681 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars, this attraction certainly lives up to its reputation.

You can also stop at Toledo Gate to capture the beauty and wonder of Madrid one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,948.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Madrid before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Spain and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Spain!

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