Cheap 12-Day Spain Road Trip from Madrid to Avila, Cuenca, Valencia, and Albacete

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Bring out the adventurer in you and embark on an exciting 12-day road trip through Spain! Travel to Madrid, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Segovia, Avila, Ocaña, Cuenca, Valencia, Peníscola / Peñíscola, Albacete, and Toledo with this cheap holiday package!

Explore Spain for less and on your own terms. This customizable and cheap Spain travel package promises an exhilarating 12-day adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country.

Stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 5 nights in Madrid, 1 night in Avila, 1 night in Cuenca, 3 nights in Valencia, and 1 night in Albacete. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Spain and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Spain at the lowest price!

On arrival in Madrid, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Spain. Spain offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Spain, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

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 affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 12-day vacation in Spain. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 11 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Spain with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Spain travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Spain and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Spain's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Spain offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Spain with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Spain fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Hotel, 11 nights
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Destinations

San Ildefonso
Peníscola / Peñíscola
Ocaña
Photo of View on Peniscola from the top of Pope Luna's Castle , Valencia, Spain.Valencia / 3 nights
Ávila - city in SpainÁvila / 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 / 5 nights
Albacete - city in SpainAlbacete / 1 night
Cuenca - city in SpainCuenca / 1 night

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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 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 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 Mercado Central or Mercat Central building is a public central market located in central Valencia, Spain.Mercat Central
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
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
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 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 Towers of Serranos in Valencia . Spain.Serrano Towers
Photo of Crystal Palace in Retiro Park,Madrid, Spain.Crystal Palace
Jardí del Túria, Ciutat Vella, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainInstal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
Photo of Valencia, Spain. Mercado Colon - famous old market hall, currently housing exclusive restaurants.Mercado de Colón
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
Photo of Toledo Skyline with Alcazar of Toledo - Toledo, Spain.Alcázar of Toledo
Parque del OesteWestern Park
Photo of Square, Plaza of the Queen (Placa de la Reina) and La Escuraeta, Crafts Market before the Seville Cathedral.Plaça de la Reina (València)
Círculo de Bellas Artes, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainCírculo de Bellas Artes
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 Valencia Spain Square of Saint Mary's Architecture at Sunrise.Valencia Cathedral
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 Side view of the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Royal of La Almudena on the blue sky background with white clouds in Madrid, Spain. Madrid is a popular tourist destination of Europe.Almudena Cathedral
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
Photo of Sunset with cloudy sky over the medieval walled city, Avila, Spain.Walls of Ávila
Photo of Towers of Quart (Torres de Quart) is one of the twelve gates that formed part of the ancient city wall,of the city of Valencia.Quart Towers
photo of Ávila Cathedral in morning at Avila in Spain.Ávila Cathedral
photo of La Ciudad Encantada rock formations near Spanish town Cuenca, Spain.La Ciudad Encantada
Museo Paleontológico de Cuenca, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, SpainMuseo Paleontológico de Cuenca
Photo of Army Museum,Toledo,Spain.Army Museum
Plaza Mercado Chico, Ávila, Castile and León, SpainPlaza Mercado Chico
photo of Plaza Mayor de Ocaña in Ocaña, Toledo province, Castilla La Mancha, Spain.Plaza Mayor de Ocaña
photo of beautiful morning view of San Pablo bridge over river Huecar in Cuenca, Spain.San Pablo Bridge
Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, SpainScience Museum of Castilla La Mancha

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Day 1

Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

  • Madrid - Arrival day
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  • Western Park
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Your exciting road trip through Spain starts when you reach the incredible city of Madrid, where you'll stay for 4 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Madrid and begin your adventure in Spain.

Madrid is a popular cheap holiday destination in Spain with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Spain, Madrid is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Western Park. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 28,992 reviews.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Madrid has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

After a day filled with excitement, indulge in a satisfying meal at El miniBAR, offering a menu full of delicious options at reasonable prices. Featuring an enticing array of mouthwatering delights, Restaurante De María - Felíx Boix is another must-visit dining spot. For an authentic dining experience favored by locals, make your way to Areia, where you can also enjoy great food and warm hospitality.

Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar offers various snacks and drinks at affordable prices. When you're in the mood for a classic drink or something more adventurous, Cafe Madrid is the perfect place. For a unique experience, visit 1862 Dry Bar, known for its vibrant atmosphere and offerings that suit every palate.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Spain!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Madrid

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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 7 min

  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • El Retiro Park
  • Crystal Palace
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On day 2 of your budget-friendly road trip adventure in Spain, you’ll go deep into Madrid and see some of the destination’s most unforgettable attractions. Enjoy a feast at the end of the day, making the most of the time you have in the city of Madrid — 3 nights.

When you're ready to see some sights, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a great place to start. This association football venue is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Puerta de Alcalá. This triumphal arch has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 43,833 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Great Pond of El Retiro. The park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 22,242 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting El Retiro Park. This urban park is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 162,386 reviews.

Crystal Palace is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this building, rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 39,270 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

Make your vacation in Spain more memorable and epic without spending a fortune. Take advantage of the cheap holiday deals you'll find in Spain and add budget-friendly activities to your travel plan.

Make the most of your budget vacation in Spain by treating yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Madrid that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

After a day filled with excitement, indulge in a satisfying meal at La Mi Venta, offering a menu full of delicious options at reasonable prices. Featuring an enticing array of mouthwatering delights, Mas Al Sur is another must-visit dining spot. For an authentic dining experience favored by locals, make your way to Prada a Tope Madrid, where you can also enjoy great food and warm hospitality.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Madrid

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Drive 3 km, 53 min

  • Museo del Prado
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • Main Square
  • Market of San Miguel
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Day 3’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Madrid, proving that cheap holidays in Spain can be extraordinary. You have ample time, or 2 nights, to stay in Madrid. So make the most of today by going to the best places to visit, eat, and drink in the city.

Take the opportunity to see Museo del Prado. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 98,929 visitors and gets around 3,497,345 visits every year.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This art museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 32,846 travelers. Up to 671,078 people visit Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum every year.

Madrid is also the home of Círculo de Bellas Artes. Around 27,540 people have rated this movie theater an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Main Square. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from a total of 152,388 reviews, a visit to this square is a great idea.

This day of your vacation in Madrid is also your chance to admire Market of San Miguel. This must-visit building enjoys an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 106,296 reviews.

Keen to do something new and one-of-a-kind today? There are many experiences you can add to your cheap vacation package. Check out all the budget-friendly activities and tours below and bag a cheap holiday deal.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Madrid, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at BiBo Dani García, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Malacatín - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Pum Pum Café, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Spain with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Spain!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Madrid

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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 26 min

  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Almudena Cathedral
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Temple of Debod
  • Casa de Campo
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Day 4 means another chance to make the best memories in Madrid. You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Madrid and check out the most popular dining spots. You still have 1 night left to stay in the city. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, a remarkable art museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 46,855 reviews. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes approximately 1 visitor.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Almudena Cathedral. This catholic cathedral has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 19,842 travelers.

Royal Palace of Madrid is another must-visit attraction. This renowned royal palace offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 77,471 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Temple of Debod. This well-loved egyptian temple boasts a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 44,446 reviews.

When there’s still energy left for exploring, Casa de Campo awaits. If you’ve been interested in experiencing a park, this is a top pick rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 50,826 previous visitors.

Take the opportunity to embark on a unique experience in Madrid. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Madrid has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

Sagaretxe stands out as a haven for budget-conscious travelers seeking exceptional flavors. Indulge in a delightful array of mouthwatering options. For those craving a casual dining experience, Arrabal Madrid offers mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. Don't miss out on the charming ambiance and diverse menu at Taberna El Sur, where every bite promises a delightful dining experience.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Spain with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Spain!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Madrid, Real Sitio de San Ildefonso, Segovia, and Avila

  • Ávila
  • San Ildefonso
  • Segovia
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Drive 181 km, 2 hours 47 min

  • Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Segovia Cathedral
  • Alcázar of Segovia
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Day 5 of your road trip across Spain is another proof that cheap holidays in Spain can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes touring 2 wonderful destinations — Real Sitio de San Ildefonso and Segovia. You’ll explore along your route leading to the city of Avila, where you'll be spending 1 night.

Real Sitio de San Ildefonso’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Madrid behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 13 min. Real Sitio de San Ildefonso welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Royal Palace of La Granja of San Ildefonso. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 19,635 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Segovia. This car ride takes around 17 min.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Aqueduct of Segovia, a remarkable stone bridge where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 95,202 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Segovia Cathedral. This catholic cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,509 travelers.

Alcázar of Segovia is another must-visit attraction. This renowned alcázar offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 49,713 travelers and attracting 754,946 annual visitors, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Avila. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Avila, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Don't let a tight budget stop you from enjoying delicious meals and refreshing drinks in Avila. Here are a few top-rated restaurants and bars you may want to check out tonight.

After a day of exploring, unwind at the popular Restaurante Sanjuaniego, serving up a tempting array of dishes that are well-loved by budget-savvy travelers. Cervecería La Cigueña is another great hotspot for culinary gems. If you’re into something unique but crafted with care and creativity, then head to Restaurante Bococo.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Bar la Mezquita, known for its lively atmosphere. La Oca Cocktail Bar is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, The Black Rose offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Spain with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Spain!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Avila, Ocaña, and Cuenca

  • Cuenca
  • Ocaña
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Drive 305 km, 3 hours 17 min

  • Plaza Mercado Chico
  • Walls of Ávila
  • Ávila Cathedral
  • Plaza Mayor de Ocaña
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Day 6 of your road trip across Spain offers you the chance to visit 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Ocaña and Avila. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Cuenca, where you'll stay for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Ocaña. This car ride takes around 1 hour 52 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Plaza Mayor de Ocaña. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,189 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Avila and set your GPS to Ocaña. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 52 min. Upon reaching Ocaña, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Plaza Mercado Chico. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,654 visitors.

Next, make your way to Walls of Ávila. This top attraction is a city walls with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 14,534 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Ávila Cathedral. This catholic cathedral is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,100 travelers.

Cuenca offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Spain. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Discovering the culinary wonders of Cuenca is a must-do on your budget-friendly vacation! When hunger strikes, make your way to one of the city's top dining spots.

Recharge and refresh your energy with a visit to Restaurante Sidrería La Figal, known for its delectable cuisine and inviting ambiance. While immersing yourself in the local culture during your budget-friendly getaway, make sure to stop by Sibuya Urban Sushi Bar - a hidden culinary gem loved by locals and travelers alike. For those craving exquisite flavors, Marisqueria Joni promises to deliver a feast for the senses.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Café Hispano stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Bogart offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. CAFE BAR PRINCESA is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Toast to another unforgettable road trip adventure during your cheap holiday in Spain!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Cuenca and Valencia

  • Valencia
  • Cuenca
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Drive 254 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Museo Paleontológico de Cuenca
  • La Ciudad Encantada
  • Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha
  • San Pablo Bridge
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On day 7 of your cheap holiday travels in Spain, you’ll tour 1: Cuenca. You'll stay in Valencia for 3 nights, giving you enough time to satisfy your wanderlust and craving for new experiences.

When you’ve had your share of Cuenca, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Valencia. Your travel time is around 2 hours 18 min.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Castilla-La Mancha Paleontological Museum. This fossil museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,372 visitors.

Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha is another popular attraction you could visit today. This museum has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,072 visitors.

San Pablo Bridge is also highly recommended by travelers. This bridge has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,784 visitors.

While exploring Spain is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Valencia has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Valencia on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Valencia offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Spain.

Start your flavor-filled journey at Ubik Cafè Cafeteria Llibreria, featuring local favorites at reasonable prices. Looking for a taste of the unexpected? USUAL resto-bar offers delightful dishes and desserts. If you’re seeking a cozy setting and satisfying meal, Éter Valencia is the perfect spot for you!

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Café Negrito, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Cafe de las Horas is another popular option for a drink or two.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Spain!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Valencia and Peníscola / Peñíscola

  • Valencia
  • Peníscola / Peñíscola
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Drive 300 km, 3 hours 51 min

  • Peniscola Castle
  • Mercado de Colón
  • Quart Towers
  • Valencia Bioparc
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Day 8 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Valencia, proving that cheap holidays in Spain can be extraordinary. Have fun exploring the best places to visit in the city. At the end of the day, enjoy wining and dining at Valencia, with 2 nights to stay in the area.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Mercado de Colón. Previous visitors have rated this building an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 37,146 reviews.

Quart Towers is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This fortified tower is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 14,889 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Valencia Bioparc. This zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 43,210 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned locations, today is the perfect opportunity to join a popular activity in Valencia. Plenty of budget-friendly tours in Valencia offer enriching experiences that will make your cheap holiday in Spain worth remembering for a lifetime.

Savor the culinary delights of Valencia, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

Recharge and refresh your energy with a visit to Casa Montaña, known for its delectable cuisine and inviting ambiance. While immersing yourself in the local culture during your budget-friendly getaway, make sure to stop by La Salita de Begoña Rodrigo - a hidden culinary gem loved by locals and travelers alike. For those craving exquisite flavors, El Lleón bar promises to deliver a feast for the senses.

Toast to another unforgettable road trip adventure during your cheap holiday in Spain!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Valencia

  • Valencia
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Drive 10 km, 55 min

  • Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
  • Serrano Towers
  • L'Oceanogràfic
  • City of Arts and Sciences
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Day 9 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories on your cheap holiday in Spain. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Valencia! You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Valencia and conclude your journey with a lovely dinner, enjoying your remaining 1 night in the area.

Journey into the unknown at Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 37,810 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Serrano Towers is a recommended place to visit. This fortified tower is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 39,998 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Valencia is L'Oceanogràfic. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 76,085 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Valencia offers an experience you will remember.

City of Arts and Sciences is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Valencia. This tourist destination promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.7 out of 5 stars in 125,881 reviews.

Cheap, budget vacations are nothing but incredible, especially when you’re in Spain. To have the best affordable travel experience in Spain, make time for some unique, challenging, or inspiring activities. Adding a tour to your travel plan promises a one-of-a kind adventure that will make your cheap vacation in Spain unforgettable. Fortunately, you'll find plenty of budget-friendly tours and cheap holiday deals in Spain.

A cheap, budget vacation in Valencia should not stop you from enjoying incredible food and refreshing drinks. When you're ready for the best dining and bar experiences in Valencia, try some of our top recommendations.

After a day of exploring, unwind at the popular Bar Vermudez, serving up a tempting array of dishes that are well-loved by budget-savvy travelers. Restaurante Asador Argentino Gordon 10 is another great hotspot for culinary gems. If you’re into something unique but crafted with care and creativity, then head to Beer & Travels.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Valencia!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Valencia and Albacete

  • Albacete
  • Valencia
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Drive 190 km, 2 hours 26 min

  • Plaça de la Reina (València)
  • Valencia Cathedral
  • Plaça de la Mare de Déu
  • Llotja de la Seda
  • Mercat Central
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Day 10 of your self-drive vacation in Spain will take you to the city of Albacete, where you'll be staying for 1 night. On your way to Albacete, you'll explore 1 popular cheap holiday destinations in Spain, including Valencia.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Valencia and set your GPS to Albacete. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 2 hours 8 min. Upon reaching Albacete, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Journey into the unknown at Plaça de la Reina (València), a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 28,058 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Valencia Cathedral is a recommended place to visit. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 22,457 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Valencia is Plaça de la Mare de Déu. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 32,170 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Valencia offers an experience you will remember.

Llotja de la Seda is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Valencia. This lonja promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.6 out of 5 stars in 22,376 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Mercat Central. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 79,570 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Albacete. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Albacete, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Albacete, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at El Callejón de los Gatos, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Restaurante Sublime - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Don Gil Restaurante, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Bar History offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Liverpool Pub is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Torito is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Albacete!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Albacete, Toledo, and Madrid

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  • Toledo
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Drive 321 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • Alcázar of Toledo
  • Army Museum
  • Zocodover
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On day 11 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Spain, you’ll experience 1 charming destinations — Toledo. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Madrid, where you'll stay for 1 night.

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 Albacete to Toledo may take around 2 hours 31 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Toledo, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Make Alcázar of Toledo one of your first sightseeing stops in Toledo. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,193 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Army Museum is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This military museum is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,537 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Zocodover. This sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 19,930 visitors.

Madrid offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Spain. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Make the most of your budget vacation in Spain by treating yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Madrid that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid stands out as a haven for budget-conscious travelers seeking exceptional flavors. Indulge in a delightful array of mouthwatering options. For those craving a casual dining experience, Restaurante El Espigón Madrid offers mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. Don't miss out on the charming ambiance and diverse menu at Coque, where every bite promises a delightful dining experience.

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Spain! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Madrid!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Madrid - departure day

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  • Plaza de España
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Your budget road trip vacation in Spain is about to end. Day 12 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Madrid.

Make the most of your final day in Spain by visiting Madrid’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments. Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Spain. Take home a piece of Spain with these souvenirs, keeping your adventures close.

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

If you have an appetite for one last delicious meal in Madrid, consider a top-rated restaurant like Corral de la Morería, offering a menu of appetizing and affordable meals. Inclán Brutal Bar is an excellent alternative if you feel like trying something different. Another popular restaurant you could check out is JUNGLEKING - International Food & XL Brunch in Madrid, which is a great place to enjoy meals that will remind you of your fun memories in Madrid.

You’ll then say farewell to Madrid. 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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