One-Week Spain Road Trip from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Valladolid, Madrid, and Calatayud

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8 days & 7 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Explore the best of Spain on a 8-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Vitoria-Gasteiz, Valladolid, Segovia, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Madrid, Toledo, Calatayud, and Logrono. This road trip itinerary in Spain seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Spain takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1 night in Valladolid, 3 nights in Madrid, and 1 night in Calatayud. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Spain. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Spain on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Spain. El Retiro Park and Main Square are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Vitoria-Gasteiz, Valladolid, Segovia, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Madrid, Toledo, Calatayud, and Logrono, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Spain. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Spain.

Throughout your road trip in Spain, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Spain.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

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

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 7 nights
Rental car, 8 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Vitoria-Gasteiz - city in SpainVitoria-Gasteiz / 2 nights
San Ildefonso
Photo of aerial view of Valladolid skyline, Spain.Valladolid / 1 night
Calatayud / 1 night
Segovia - city in SpainSegovia
Toledo - city in SpainToledo
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 / 3 nights
Logroño - city in SpainLogroño

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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
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 Ancient Roman aqueduct on Plaza del Azoguejo square and old building towns in Segovia, Spain.Aqueduct of Segovia
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 the Royal Palace of Madrid through the gardens, Spain.Royal Palace of Madrid
photo of Segovia, Spain. Alcazar of Segovia, built on a rocky crag, built in 1120. Castilla y Leon.Alcázar of Segovia
Casa de CampoCasa de Campo
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
photo of the Puerta de Alcala is a monument in the Independence Square at morning in Madrid, Spain.Puerta de Alcalá
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 Crystal Palace in Retiro Park,Madrid, Spain.Crystal Palace
Photo of Toledo Skyline with Alcazar of Toledo - Toledo, Spain.Alcázar of Toledo
Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainSanta Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Segovia, Castile and León, SpainRoyal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso
Zocodover, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainZocodover
Photo of cathedral in Segovia, Spain.Segovia Cathedral
Plaza Virgen Blanca, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Gasteizko kuadrilla/Cuadrilla de Vitoria, Álava, Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, SpainPlaza Virgen Blanca
Photo of City of Vitoria-Gasteiz. Aerial view of La Florida and Cathedral of Mary Immaculate, Araba .La Florida
Photo of amazing salburua park view,Elorriaga ,Spain .Salburua
Photo of New Square and city hall. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain .Nueva Square
Santa Maria Katedrala, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Gasteizko kuadrilla/Cuadrilla de Vitoria, Álava, Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, SpainCathedral of Santa María de Vitoria de españa
Photo of Co-cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda,Logrono.Co-cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda
Parque de La Ribera
La Laurel, Logroño, Rioja, SpainLa Laurel
Arriagako Donibane Parkea
Mercado San Blas / Plaza de Abastos
Palacio de "La Provincia"

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vitoria-Gasteiz - arrival day

  • Vitoria-Gasteiz - Arrival day
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  • Arriagako Donibane Parkea
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Welcome to Vitoria-Gasteiz, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Spain! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 1 night immersing yourself in Vitoria-Gasteiz's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Vitoria-Gasteiz is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Arriagako Donibane Parkea or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Vitoria-Gasteiz. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Spain. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Vitoria-Gasteiz. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Set out on a gastronomic journey in Vitoria-Gasteiz by reserving a table at Zabala. Renowned for its Bib Gourmand award, this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of contemporary cuisine. Looking for something different? Restaurante-Asador Matxete offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Bar Txiki. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Soho Vitoria-Cocktail Bar, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Taberna Txustarra, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Aldapa Taberna likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Raise a toast to the start of your 8-day road trip in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vitoria-Gasteiz, Elorriaga, and Valladolid

  • Valladolid
  • Vitoria-Gasteiz
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Drive 243 km, 3 hours 5 min

  • Salburua
  • Cathedral of Santa María de Vitoria de españa
  • Plaza Virgen Blanca
  • Nueva Square
  • Palacio de "La Provincia"
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Dive into day 2 of your remarkable road trip in Spain. Today you will explore Elorriaga and Vitoria-Gasteiz, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Valladolid. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Cathedral of Santa María de Vitoria. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,503 reviews.

Continue your journey at Plaza Virgen Blanca. This point of interest is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,751 travelers from near and far.

Vitoria-Gasteiz is also the home of Nueva Square. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,706 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Palacio de "La Provincia". Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by 456 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Upon your arrival in Elorriaga, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Take the opportunity to see Salburua. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,863 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Valladolid. Valladolid offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Valladolid's best restaurants.

Set out on a gastronomic journey in Valladolid by reserving a table at Llantén. Renowned for its Bib Gourmand award, this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of traditional cuisine. For a different taste, head over to Alquimia - Laboratorio, renowned for its delectable creative and modern dishes. This distinguished 1-star Michelin-recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. Craving more culinary excitement? Explore Trigo, a highly rated local gem known for its exquisite modern menu. With a 1-star Michelin acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Valladolid.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, The Lost Child Cocktail's Bar offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Café Bar Alborada is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Monasterio is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Head back to your accommodation in Valladolid and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Valladolid, Segovia, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, and Madrid

  • Madrid
  • Segovia
  • San Ildefonso
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Drive 227 km, 3 hours 14 min

  • Alcázar of Segovia
  • Segovia Cathedral
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso
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On day 3 of your road trip in Spain, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Segovia and Real Sitio de San Ildefonso. In the evening, you’ll end up in Madrid, where you will stay for 3 nights.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Segovia. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 21 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Make Alcázar of Segovia your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this alcázar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 49,713 reviews. More than 754,946 people visit this place of interest every year.

Next up, make a stop at Segovia Cathedral. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,509 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this catholic cathedral every year.

Aqueduct of Segovia is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This stone bridge has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 95,202 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Segovia to Real Sitio de San Ildefonso may take around 17 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Take the opportunity to see Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 19,635 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Madrid, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Madrid.

Experience a symphony of flavors at DiverXO in Madrid by securing a reservation in advance. Renowned for its 3-star Michelin distinction, DiverXO delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious creative cuisine. For a palate-pleasing alternative, make sure to dine at Smoked Room, acclaimed for its delectable contemporary specialties. This local 2-star Michelin establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Want to go on another culinary journey? Delight your senses at Paco Roncero, a top-rated restaurant known for its outstanding menu. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice for creative cuisine in the city.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Cafe Madrid. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at 1862 Dry Bar, another top-rated place in the area.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Spain and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Madrid and Toledo

  • Madrid
  • Toledo
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Drive 150 km, 2 hours 34 min

  • Alcázar of Toledo
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • Zocodover
  • El Retiro Park
  • Puerta de Alcalá
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Greet day 4 of your road trip in Spain with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Madrid for your remaining 2 nights in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Toledo and Madrid.

Kick off the day at El Retiro Park, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This urban park is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 162,386 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Puerta de Alcalá. Puerta de Alcalá is a triumphal arch with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 43,833 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Toledo, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Madrid to Toledo may take around 57 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Toledo, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Alcázar of Toledo. This alcázar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,193 visitors.

Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo is another popular attraction you could visit today. This church has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,938 visitors.

Zocodover is also highly recommended by travelers. This sightseeing destination has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 19,930 visitors.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Madrid.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Madrid. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at La Mi Venta, an iconic dining spot in Madrid. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Mas Al Sur, a popular restaurant in Madrid. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Prada a Tope Madrid, a hidden gem nestled in Madrid. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Say good night to Madrid and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Spain!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 26 min

  • Casa de Campo
  • Temple of Debod
  • Plaza de España
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Museo del Prado
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On day 5 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Madrid. You’ll stay in Madrid for 1 night and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Casa de Campo. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 50,826 visitors.

Temple of Debod is another popular attraction you could visit today. This egyptian temple has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 44,446 visitors.

Plaza de España is also highly recommended by travelers. This square has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 98,199 visitors.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is an attraction you won’t want to miss. Around 1 person visit this place every year. This art museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 46,855 reviews.

Another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today is Museo del Prado. This art museum has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 98,929 travelers. This local favorite gets around 3,497,345 visitors each year.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Madrid has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Madrid offers and add your favorites to your Spain travel package below.

As you explore more of Madrid, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Don’t miss out on dining at BiBo Dani García, a top-rated dining destination in Madrid. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Malacatín, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Pum Pum Café. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Madrid this evening.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Spain!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Madrid and Calatayud

  • Calatayud
  • Madrid
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Drive 242 km, 3 hours 15 min

  • Main Square
  • Market of San Miguel
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Crystal Palace
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Spain. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Madrid. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Calatayud, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Main Square. This extraordinary square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 152,388 visitors.

Next, make your way to Market of San Miguel. This top attraction is a building with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 106,296 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Royal Palace of Madrid. This royal palace is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 77,471 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Crystal Palace. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 39,270 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This association football venue is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 travelers.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Calatayud, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the town.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Calatayud's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Spain.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Calatayud, Logrono, and Vitoria-Gasteiz

  • Vitoria-Gasteiz
  • Logroño
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Drive 272 km, 3 hours 45 min

  • Parque de La Ribera
  • Co-cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda
  • Mercado San Blas / Plaza de Abastos
  • La Laurel
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 7 of your road trip in Spain. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Logrono. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Vitoria-Gasteiz. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Logrono and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 12 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Logrono beckons with new experiences!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Parque de la Ribera, Logroño. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,347 reviews.

Next up is Co-cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda. This catholic cathedral has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,610 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Mercado San Blas / Plaza de Abastos. This sightseeing destination has been rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,126 reviews.

La Laurel is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,694 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Vitoria-Gasteiz. Vitoria-Gasteiz offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you explore more of Vitoria-Gasteiz, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Savor the flavors at Zaldiaran, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, La Escotilla beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider El Portalón. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Vitoria-Gasteiz tonight.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Spain.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Vitoria-Gasteiz - departure day

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  • La Florida
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Day 8 of your road trip in Spain is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Vitoria-Gasteiz before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As your final day in Spain unfolds, don’t miss the chance for a last-minute shopping spree in Vitoria-Gasteiz’s best shopping location. Your accommodation’s convenient location near the city’s shopping area offers the luxury of time, so you don’t have to limit yourself from leisurely strolling its streets amidst a collection of establishments.

Look for the perfect gift for your loved ones back home, or buy yourself a little keepsake to remind you of Spain. Keep the spirit of your trip to Spain alive with these special souvenirs.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at La Florida, a remarkable urban park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 6,409 reviews.

Before you conclude your road trip in Spain, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Tximiso Taberna, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Erdizka bar&grill is another top choice with a popular menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Vitoria-Gasteiz. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Spain!

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