14-Day Spain Road Trip from Madrid traveling east to Zaragoza, Barcelona, Valencia, and Murcia

Photo of Partal Palace in La Alhambra,Granada (Andalusia), Spain.
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Duration
14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
13 nights included
Car rental
14 days included
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 14-day road trip through Spain.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Spain. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 4 nights in Madrid, 1 night in Zaragoza, 4 nights in Barcelona, 2 nights in Valencia, 1 night in Murcia, and 1 night in Jaén, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Spain. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Valencia, Murcia, Granada, Jaén, and Toledo.

We'll help you experience the best 14 days in Spain you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Madrid, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Spain, including the stunning El Retiro Park and Main Square.

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 B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Hotel Mercader. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Hotel Puerta America. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3. 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 in Spain. From the magnificent Plaça de Catalunya to the breathtaking Park Güell and Sagrada Família, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Mercado de La Boqueria and learn more about the unique Alhambra to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Valencia, Murcia, Granada, Jaén, and Toledo, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Spain. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Spain.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Spain. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Spain.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Spain.

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 13 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 13 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. Make your vacation in Spain extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

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

Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

The Puerta del Sol square is the main public space in Madrid. In the middle of the square is located the office of the President of the Community of Madrid.Madrid / 4 nights
Photo of aerial view of beautiful landscape of Zaragoza, Spain.Zaragoza / 1 night
Scenic aerial view of the Agbar Tower in Barcelona in Spain.Barcelona / 4 nights
Valencia, Spain city skyline.Valencia / 2 nights
Photo of Murcia city centre and Segura river aerial panoramic view. Murcia is a city in south eastern Spain.Murcia / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Jaen with cathedral and Sierra Magina mountains on background, Andalusia, Spain.Jaén / 1 night
Granada, Andalusia,Spain Europe - Panoramic view of Alhambra.Granada
Toledo - city in SpainToledo

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Attractions

Photo of sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the most known building created by Antoni Gaudi.Sagrada Família
Photo of stairs and buildings in the Park Guell by architect Gaudi o in Barcelona, Spain.Park Güell
Photo of view of Square of Catalonia (Placa de Catalunya) in Barcelona, Spain.Plaça de Catalunya
Photo of Retiro Park that is a city park in Madrid's Retiro district.El Retiro Park
Plaza Mayor, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMain Square
Mercado de La Boqueria, el Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainMercado de La Boqueria
Photo of the fortress and palace complex Alhambra, Granada, Spain.Alhambra
Photo of view of Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia in the City of Arts and Sciences. It was designed by famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.City of Arts and Sciences
Photo of exterior View of Casa Batllo during Sunset in Barcelona.Casa Batlló
Photo of the Santiago Bernabéu aerial view football stadium in Madrid, Spain.Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
Photo of Mercado San Miguel in Madrid, Spain. Mercado San Miguel of Madrid is one of the most popular landmark in Madrid, Spain.Market of San Miguel
Photo of entrance to the Prado Museum in Madrid at this time, a sunny day with blue skies and clouds.Museo del Prado
Photo of Plaza de España in Seville Spain.Plaza de España
Photo of night view of Magic Fountain light show in Barcelona, Spain.Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
Photo of La Pedrera House facade in Barcelona, Spain.La Pedrera
Photo of Mercado Central or Mercat Central building is a public central market located in central Valencia, Spain.Mercat Central
Photo of Triumphal Arch (Arc de Triomf) in Barcelona, Spain.Arc de Triomf
Photo of the Royal Palace of Madrid through the gardens, Spain.Royal Palace of Madrid
Photo of L'Oceanografic (Aquarium) in Valencia, Spain.L'Oceanogràfic
Ciutadella ParkParc de la Ciutadella
Photo of Mirador San Nicolas, famous viewpoint in Granada, Andalusia, Spain.Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada
Photo of Cathedral of Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia or Barcelona Cathedral in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Architecture and landmark of Barcelona.Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
Photo of View of the sea from a height of Pope Luna's Castle. Valencian Community, Spain. Peniscola. Castell. The medieval castle of the Knights Templar on the beach. Beautiful view of the sea and the bay.Peniscola Castle
Montjuïc CastleMontjuïc Castle
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Photo of Sanctuary of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey in Montserrat mountains, Spain.Santa Maria de Montserrat
photo of the Puerta de Alcala is a monument in the Independence Square at morning in Madrid, Spain.Puerta de Alcalá
Photo of Natural recreation at Bioparc, Valencia ,Spain .Valencia Bioparc
Photo of The Temple of Debod is an Egyptian temple donated by Egipt to Spain in 1968 in gratitude for the help provided in saving the Abu Simbel temples.Temple of Debod
Photo of Palau de la Música Catalana ,Barcelona ,Spain .Palau de la Música Catalana
Photo of Towers of Serranos in Valencia . Spain.Serrano Towers
Photo of Crystal Palace in Retiro Park,Madrid, Spain.Crystal Palace
Aquarium BarcelonaAquarium Barcelona
Photo of The Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar seen from the Ebro river,Zaragoza,Spain.Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar
Photo of Valencia, Spain. Mercado Colon - famous old market hall, currently housing exclusive restaurants.Mercado de Colón
Jardí del Túria, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainInstal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
Plaça de la Mare de Déu, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainPlaça de la Mare de Déu
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainThyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainBasilica of Santa Maria del Mar
Photo of Toledo Skyline with Alcazar of Toledo - Toledo, Spain.Alcázar of Toledo
Photo of Barcelona National Museum (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya) near Plaza de Espagna, Barcelona, Spain.Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
CosmoCaixa BarcelonaCosmoCaixa Barcelona
Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainSanta Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
Parque del OesteParque del Oeste
Photo of Granada Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Granada, Spain. Facade.S A I Catedral Metropolitana de la Encarnación
Estanque Grande de El Retiro, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainGreat Pond of El Retiro
Photo of The Lonja de la Seda or Llotja de la Seda or Silk Exchange is a late Valencian gothic style civil building in Valencia city, Spain.Llotja de la Seda
Photo of Parque Grande Jose Antonio Labordeta in Zaragoza, Spain in spring on a cloudy day.José Antonio Labordeta Grand Park
Círculo de Bellas Artes, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainCírculo de Bellas Artes
Zocodover, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainZocodover
Palau Sant JordiPalau Sant Jordi
Toledo Gate
Kilometre Zero

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Jan 1 - Jan 14

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Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

  • Madrid - Arrival day
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  • Toledo Gate
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Your road trip adventure in Spain begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Madrid. You’ll stay in Madrid for 4 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Madrid has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Toledo Gate. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,684 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city.

One of the best luxury places you could choose in Madrid is Hotel Puerta America. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,062 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star accommodations, like Hotel Mercader. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 562 guests.

Alternatively, one of the best cheap hotel options in Madrid is B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,968 guests.

If these hotels are unavailable during your vacation in Madrid, our system will automatically help you find the best alternative for your stay.

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 El miniBAR. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

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

Enjoy toasting the start of your 14-day vacation in Spain!

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Day 2 – Madrid

Day 2

Day 2 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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Drive 12 km, 56 min

  • Museo del Prado
  • El Retiro Park
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • Crystal Palace
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Madrid has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Madrid by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Madrid. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid, like the extraordinary Museo del Prado. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 98,929 visitors. Museo del Prado gets around 3,497,345 visitors every year.

Another of the best travel destinations in Madrid is the spectacular El Retiro Park. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 162,386 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Puerta de Alcalá. This triumphal arch has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 43,833 visitors.

Great Pond of El Retiro is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This park is a popular destination among visitors in Madrid. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 22,242 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace is a building and popular attraction in Madrid. More than 39,270 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Madrid does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Madrid on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Spain, be sure to eat at Sobrino de Botín, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,311 customers.

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

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Madrid is Areia. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,973 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid is one of the best bars in the city of Madrid for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

Lambuzo is another of the most popular bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Madrid is Sambhad cocktail bar terraza. Sambhad cocktail bar terraza has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,029 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Madrid!

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Day 3 – Madrid

Day 3

Day 3 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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Drive 15 km, 54 min

  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Temple of Debod
  • Parque del Oeste
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Day 3 of your road trip across Spain is another day in the magnificent Madrid. You now have 2 nights left in Madrid. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Madrid offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Madrid is the stunning Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. This art museum gets around 671,078 visitors every year and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 32,846 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in the city of Madrid. This attraction is an art museum and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 46,855 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Madrid is the incredible Temple of Debod. This attraction is an egyptian temple and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 44,446 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Madrid you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Madrid has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,124 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Madrid that locals enjoy, eat at La Mi Venta. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,658 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Del Diego Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,245 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Madrid, we recommend the cocktails at Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 966 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Madrid is Harvey's Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,137 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Madrid!

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Day 4 – Madrid and Zaragoza

Day 4

Day 4 – Madrid and Zaragoza

  • Madrid
  • Zaragoza
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Drive 325 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Main Square
  • Market of San Miguel
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Plaza de España
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
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Day 4 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Madrid and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Zaragoza. You will stay in Zaragoza for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Madrid is the amazing Main Square. This attraction is a square that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 152,388 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible building, Market of San Miguel. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 106,296 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Madrid is the outstanding Royal Palace of Madrid. This popular royal palace and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 77,471 visitors.

The spectacular plaza de España is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating square and attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 98,199 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This attraction is a popular association football venue that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 120,158 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Madrid by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Spain. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Zaragoza is the 4-star B&B Hotel Zaragoza Los Enlaces Estación. This hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,107 guests.

If staying at a top-rated 5-star luxury hotel tonight sounds like something you would like to do, Palafox is your best choice. This hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,222 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Gran Via. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,411 guests.

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

Locals also recommend Baobab Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zaragoza. Baobab Restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,382 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zaragoza is El Fuelle. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,804 customers.

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

You can also enjoy drinks 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.

Alternatively, Bar Cervino is one of the best bars 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.

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

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Day 5 – Zaragoza, Bages, and Barcelona

Day 5

Day 5 – Zaragoza, Bages, and Barcelona

  • Zaragoza
  • Barcelona
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Drive 333 km, 4 hours 19 min

  • José Antonio Labordeta Grand Park
  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar
  • Santa Maria de Montserrat
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Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit in the town of Madrid is the amazing José Antonio Labordeta Grand Park. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 19,535 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar. This co-cathedral and travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 34,215 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Madrid is another excellent way to spend your new day in Spain. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Spain’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Spain’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Spain’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Santa Maria de Montserrat for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a church building and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 43,881 visitors.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Barcelona is the 4-star hotel Catalonia La Maquinista. This hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 824 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Gran Hotel La Florida is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Barcelona. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 833 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Laumon Hotel Barcelona. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 573 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 Hemingway Gin & Cocktail Bar, 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 893 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating 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 6 – Barcelona

Day 6

Day 6 – Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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Drive 17 km, 57 min

  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
  • Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
  • Palau Sant Jordi
  • Montjuïc Castle
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On day 6 of your road trip across Spain, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Madrid. You’ll stay in Madrid for 3 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Catalonia La Maquinista, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Madrid. This hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 824 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Madrid is the 5-star Gran Hotel La Florida. The hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 833 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Madrid is the 3-star Laumon Hotel Barcelona. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 573 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the town of Madrid, like the outstanding Plaça de Catalunya. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 175,036 visitors.

Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is another popular attraction you could visit in the town of Madrid. This incredible attraction is a fountain and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 85,986 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the town of Madrid is the extraordinary Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. This art museum gets more than 718,000 visitors on an annual basis and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 28,394 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Montjuïc Castle. Around 50,433 visitors have given this castle an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Come to Madrid prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Madrid.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar, after your day of exploring the city of Madrid. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

El Nacional is another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 23,496 customers.

Locals recommend Cerveseria Catalana, one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,751 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Madrid, Ciutat Comtal. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 12,951 customers.

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

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Spain.

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Day 7 – Barcelona

Day 7

Day 7 – Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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Drive 29 km, 1 hour 5 min

  • CosmoCaixa Barcelona
  • Park Güell
  • Sagrada Família
  • La Pedrera
  • Casa Batlló
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Madrid has to offer. Cherish the 2 nights you have left in Madrid by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Madrid. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the town of Madrid, like the extraordinary Park Güell. This attraction is a sculpture garden and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 181,403 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Madrid, which gets around 4,527,427 annual visits, is the spectacular Sagrada Família. This attraction is a minor basilica and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 226,955 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing La Pedrera. This monument has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 85,188 visitors.

Casa Batlló is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This tourist attraction is a popular destination among visitors in Madrid. Rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 125,060 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Madrid does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Madrid on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Spain, be sure to eat at Cerveseria Catalana, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Barcelona. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,751 customers.

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

When you’ve finished your meal, Paradiso is one of the best bars in the city of Barcelona for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,403 customers.

Bobby's Free is another of the most popular bars in the city of Barcelona. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,003 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Barcelona!

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Day 8 – Barcelona

Day 8

Day 8 – Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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Drive 13 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • Mercado de La Boqueria
  • Aquarium Barcelona
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Arc de Triomf
  • Palau de la Música Catalana
  • More

Day 8 of your road trip across Spain is another day in the magnificent Madrid. You now have 1 night left in Madrid. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Madrid offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the town of Madrid is the stunning Mercado de La Boqueria. This has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 160,835 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Parc de la Ciutadella in the town of Madrid. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 68,100 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the town of Madrid is the incredible Arc de Triomf. This attraction is a triumphal arch and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 77,887 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Palau de la Música Catalana. This concert hall and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 40,217 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Madrid you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Madrid has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, Paradiso. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,403 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Madrid that locals enjoy, eat at Craft Barcelona. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,166 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Madrid is Casa Amalia. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Dr Stravinsky. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,837 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Madrid, we recommend the cocktails at Boadas Cocktails. This bar has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,625 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Madrid!

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Day 9 – Barcelona and Valencia

Day 9

Day 9 – Barcelona and Valencia

  • Barcelona
  • Valencia
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Drive 370 km, 4 hours 20 min

  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
  • Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
  • Peniscola Castle
  • More

You’ll stay in Valencia for 2 nights.

One of the best places to explore in the town of Madrid today is Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia. This excellent attraction is a catholic cathedral that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 62,263 visitors.

We also recommend you visit the amazing Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, an outstanding church, in the town of Madrid. Around 33,464 travelers rated this attraction with 4.7 out of 5 stars.

To experience the local culture, see more of Spain, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. You’ll find many top-rated and popular tours in the town, offering unique experiences that will inspire you. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Spain. You also get to admire popular places of interest.

You could then travel to Peniscola Castle for some unforgettable sightseeing experience. This popular attraction is a monument and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 61,572 visitors.

You’ll 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 Barcelo Valencia Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,350 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Nest Style Valencia. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 87 guests.

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

Locals 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.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Valencia, Fox Congo. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,530 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Bar Mistela. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,177 customers.

Puerta del Mar is a popular bar 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.

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

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Day 10 – Valencia

Day 10

Day 10 – Valencia

  • Valencia
  • More

Drive 11 km, 45 min

  • City of Arts and Sciences
  • L'Oceanogràfic
  • Mercado de Colón
  • Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
  • More

On day 10 of your road trip across Spain, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Madrid. You’ll stay in Madrid for 1 night, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Barcelo Valencia Hotel, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Madrid. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,350 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Madrid is the 3-star Nest Style Valencia. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 87 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the town of Madrid, like the outstanding Mercado de Colón. This attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 37,146 visitors.

Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria is another popular attraction you could visit in the town of Madrid. This incredible attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 37,810 visitors.

Come to Madrid prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Madrid.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Puerta del Mar, after your day of exploring the city of Madrid. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,372 customers.

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

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid is Restaurante Flor de Valencia | Arrocería. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,561 customers.

Locals recommend Central Bar, one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,369 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Madrid, Bar Vermudez. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,200 customers.

Beer & Travels is also one of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,028 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Spain.

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Day 11 – Valencia and Murcia

Day 11

Day 11 – Valencia and Murcia

  • Valencia
  • Murcia
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Drive 245 km, 3 hours 22 min

  • Serrano Towers
  • Plaça de la Mare de Déu
  • Llotja de la Seda
  • Mercat Central
  • Valencia Bioparc
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 11 of your epic road trip in Spain, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Madrid. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Murcia. You’ll stay in Murcia for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Madrid’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Madrid, start your day with a visit to the amazing Serrano Towers. This much-appreciated fortified tower and attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 39,998 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Plaça de la Mare de Déu. This square and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 32,170 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Llotja de la Seda to make the most of your road trip across Spain. The spectacular Llotja de la Seda is a lonja that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 22,376 visitors.

The lovely Mercat Central is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 79,570 visitors have left this market hall average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Madrid has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Murcia. Murcia offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

Alternatively, check out one of the best 4-star hotel options in Murcia, like Ac Murcia by Marriott. This hotel is a popular choice among travelers in the city and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,201 guests.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Restaurante Torremolinos. This popular restaurant is one of locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 3,737 reviews.

The remarkable Restaurante La Pequeña Taberna is another top restaurant in Murcia we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,900 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Restaurante El Churra is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,527 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Murcia, the fantastic SteakBurger. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Cosa Fina GastroBar de Manolo Castro. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,058 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is La Tapeoteca. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,366 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Spain!

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Day 12 – Granada and Jaen

Day 12

Day 12 – Granada and Jaen

  • Jaén
  • Granada
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Drive 393 km, 4 hours 32 min

  • Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada
  • S A I Catedral Metropolitana de la Encarnación
  • Alhambra
  • More

Rise and shine on day 12 of your road trip in Spain. Today, you'll wake up in Murcia and embark on a scenic drive to Jaen, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Murcia and Granada before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Murcia. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Murcia's Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,947 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Plaza de las Flores. This attraction, a beloved square, has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,389 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Murcia is the stunning Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Fuensanta. This church building and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,552 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Madrid and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Granada has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada. This attraction is a scenic viewpoint that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 63,173 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible S. A. I. Catedral Metropolitana de la Encarnación. This catholic cathedral and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,036 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Alhambra. This architectural ensemble and travel destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 127,431 visitors.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Granada, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Jaen. When you arrive in Jaen you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

A frequently recommended hotel in the city of Jaen is the 4-star Parador de Jaen. This hotel offers plenty of functional amenities and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,443 guests.

This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Spain, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 13 – Toledo and Madrid

Day 13

Day 13 – Toledo and Madrid

  • Madrid
  • Toledo
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Drive 360 km, 3 hours 59 min

  • Zocodover
  • Alcázar of Toledo
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • More

Rise and shine on day 13 of your road trip in Spain. Today, you'll wake up in Jaén and embark on a scenic drive to Madrid, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Jaén and Toledo before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Jaén. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Jaén Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,392 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Centro Cultural Palacio de Villardompardo. This attraction, a beloved cultural center, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,420 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Jaén is the stunning Castillo de Santa Catalina. This castle and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,060 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Madrid and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Toledo has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Zocodover. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 19,930 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Alcázar of Toledo. This alcázar and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,193 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo. This church and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,938 visitors.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Toledo, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Madrid. When you arrive in Madrid you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

A frequently recommended hotel in the city of Madrid is the 4-star Hotel Mercader. This hotel offers plenty of functional amenities and has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 562 guests.

If you’d rather stay at the best 5-star hotel in Madrid, we recommend Hotel Puerta America. This luxurious hotel promises guests a pleasant stay in the city and is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,062 guests.

A top-rated budget hotel that is popular among travelers in Madrid is the 3-star B&B Hotel Madrid Airport T1 T2 T3. This hotel is a practical place to stay in the city and has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,968 guests.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Arrabal Madrid. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,924 customers.

Locals also recommend Asador Real, another of the best restaurants in Madrid. Asador Real is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,789 customers.

After dinner, visit Cafe Madrid to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Madrid, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Inclán Brutal Bar. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Inclán Brutal Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,713 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Spain, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 14 – Madrid - departure day

Day 14

Day 14 – Madrid - departure day

  • Madrid - Departure day
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  • Kilometre Zero
  • More

Day 14 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.

Kilometre Zero is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Madrid. This must-see tourist destination and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,470 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Madrid and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Spain.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Madrid at Lambuzo before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,622 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Restaurante Alabaster for your last chance at a meal in the city of Madrid. The Restaurante Alabaster restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,156 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Madrid. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Spain!

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