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

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12 days & 11 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Bring out the adventurer in you and embark on an exciting 12-day road trip through Spain! Travel to Madrid, Cuenca, Peníscola / Peñíscola, Valencia, Albacete, and Toledo with this cheap holiday package!

Explore Spain for less with this 12-day self-drive package. This customizable and cheap Spain travel package promises non-stop adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Spain and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food.

This travel plan allows you to stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 4 nights in Madrid, 1 night in Cuenca, 5 nights in Valencia, and 1 night in Albacete. 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.

Your camera will be full of memories you can share with friends and family or on social media.

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
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Photo of View on Peniscola from the top of Pope Luna's Castle , Valencia, Spain.València / 5 nights
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 / 4 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 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
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
Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainSanta Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
Parque del OesteWestern Park
Photo of Bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain .Las Ventas
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)
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 Gulliver Park in the fall ,Valencia ,Spain .Gulliver park
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
Zocodover, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, SpainZocodover
Jardins del Real, la Saïdia, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainJardins del Real de València
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 Parc de Capçalera ,Valencia ,Spain .Parc de Capçalera
photo of Plaça de l'Ajuntament is a town hall behind a fountain in Spanish town Valencia, Spain.Plaça de l'Ajuntament
Parc Central, l'Eixample, Valencia, Comarca de València, Valencian Community, SpainParc Central
photo of Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain.Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Museo Paleontológico de Cuenca, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, SpainMuseo Paleontológico de Cuenca
Bufador, Peníscola / Peñíscola, el Baix Maestrat, Castelló / Castellón, Valencian Community, SpainBufador
photo of beautiful morning view of San Pablo bridge over river Huecar in Cuenca, Spain.San Pablo Bridge
La Casa de las Petxines
Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, SpainScience Museum of Castilla La Mancha
Lighthouse of Peñiscola, Peníscola / Peñíscola, el Baix Maestrat, Castelló / Castellón, Valencian Community, SpainLighthouse of Peñiscola
Spanish Abstract Art Museum. Juan March Foundation, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, SpainSpanish Abstract Art Museum Juan March Foundation
Photo of Madrid Spain, aerial view city skyline at Puerta del Sol .Puerta del Sol

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Day 1

Day 1 – Madrid - arrival day

  • Madrid - Arrival day
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  • Plaza de España
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Your exciting road trip through Spain starts when you reach the incredible city of Madrid, where you'll stay for 3 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.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Spain, treat 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.

Salmon Guru is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,802 customers.

Coque is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,191 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at El Social, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 944 reviews.

El miniBAR is an excellent example of a great bar in Madrid offering drinks at reasonable prices. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,297 customers.

You can also hang out at Areia, another of locals’ go-to bars in Madrid. Areia is among the best city bars offering various beverages at different price points, with around 3,973 customers having rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid is for you if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Madrid. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from more than 4,124 bar-goers.

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

  • Madrid
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Drive 5 km, 53 min

  • Crystal Palace
  • El Retiro Park
  • Great Pond of El Retiro
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
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Day 2 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Spain. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Madrid!

Touring the best attractions in Spain offers you a glimpse of the country’s history and culture. But, you’ll be surprised to know that there’s more to Spain you are yet to discover. Take part in an eye-opening experience to make the best of your affordable vacation in Spain. Choose from all of the popular and budget-friendly tickets and activities available on this day of your cheap holiday in Spain.

When it’s time to eat, treat yourself to a lovely meal without paying more than necessary. Madrid has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

El Jardín Secreto Madrid is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,058 customers.

Pum Pum Café is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,614 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at Corral de la Morería, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,011 reviews.

If you’re not ready to call it a day, pop into the top-rated 1862 Dry Bar. This bar is considered one of the best in Madrid and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,987 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Taberna del Alabardero de Madrid, rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,525 customers. Alternatively, go to Baton Rouge Cocktail Bar. This is one of the most frequently recommended bars in Madrid and boasts an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 966 reviews.

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 3

Day 3 – Madrid

  • Madrid
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Drive 25 km, 3 hours 19 min

  • Las Ventas
  • Museo del Prado
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Temple of Debod
  • Casa de Campo
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Day 3 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Madrid, proving that cheap holidays in Spain can be extraordinary.

For a truly remarkable cheap holiday experience in Madrid, join budget-friendly activities on this day of your vacation. Tours offer you a chance to take a closer look into Madrid and the culture of past or present-day Spain.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Spain, treat 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.

For the best dining experience in this affordable destination, eat at the highly recommended La Mi Venta. This restaurant is sure to satisfy your hunger as it has an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,658 customers.

Malacatín is another local-favorite restaurant in Madrid. Malacatín serves delicious and affordable meals, and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 3,017 reviews.

Known for its good food and service, JUNGLEKING - International Food & XL Brunch in Madrid is also popular among locals and cheap holiday goers in Madrid. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 of 5 stars from around 2,533 customers.

Harvey's Cocktail Bar is a great spot where you can enjoy a refreshing drink after an active day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,137 customers.

Cafe Madrid is another excellent place to relax and have a drink or two after a busy day. Cafe Madrid has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 662 bar-goers, proving it's one of the most popular bars in Madrid.

You might also want to cap the night off at Inclán Brutal Bar, a fascinating bar that 7,713 customers have rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in their reviews.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Cuenca

  • Madrid
  • Cuenca
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Drive 180 km, 2 hours 28 min

  • Main Square
  • Market of San Miguel
  • Almudena Cathedral
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
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Day 4 of your road trip across Spain offers you the chance to visit 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Madrid and Cuenca. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Cuenca.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Main Square. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 152,388 visitors.

When you’re finished at Main Square, head to Market of San Miguel. This one-of-a-kind building is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 106,296 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Almudena Cathedral. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,842 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Royal Palace of Madrid. This royal palace is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 77,471 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This famous association football venue is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Madrid and set your GPS to Cuenca. 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 46 min. Upon reaching Cuenca, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

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

A cheap, budget vacation in Cuenca should not stop you from enjoying incredible food. When you’re ready to have the best dining experience in Cuenca, try some of our top recommendations.

Eat at Grotte del Huécar. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,935 reviews.

You can also check out Restaurante Recreo Peral. Offering appetizing foods and refreshing beverages at reasonable prices, this restaurant is an excellent choice for budget travelers. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,722 diners.

Another great restaurant we recommend you go to after your activities is Restaurante El Torreón. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,390 customers, this restaurant is sure to provide you with a memorable dining experience.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Las Brasas. Around 1,335 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Madrid also enjoy the drinks at La Ronería De La Habana. This place is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,072 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Restaurante Sidrería La Figal. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,526 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Valencia

  • Cuenca
  • València
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Drive 203 km, 3 hours 4 min

  • Museo Paleontológico de Cuenca
  • Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha
  • Spanish Abstract Art Museum Juan March Foundation
  • San Pablo Bridge
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Day 5 of your self-drive vacation in Spain will take you to the city of Valencia, where you'll be staying for 5 nights. On your way to Valencia, you'll explore 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in Spain, including Cuenca and Valencia.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Castilla-La Mancha Paleontological Museum. This much-appreciated fossil museum is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,372 reviews.

Next up is Science Museum of Castilla La Mancha. This museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,072 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Spanish Abstract Art Museum. Juan March Foundation. This museum has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,187 reviews.

San Pablo Bridge is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This bridge has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,784 reviews.

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.

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

When it’s time to eat, treat yourself to a lovely meal without paying more than necessary. Valencia has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

An excellent option with an exciting menu is Asador El Porteño. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,693 customers.

Another dining option is Restaurante Asador Argentino Gordon 10. This restaurant is popular among locals and cheap holiday-goers for its delicious food and reasonable prices. Restaurante Asador Argentino Gordon 10 has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,075 reviews.

Make sure to stop by Restaurante Belmonte for a great dining experience. A favorite place to eat among many, around 1,179 customers have rated the irresistible Restaurante Belmonte an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Cafe de las Horas is a fantastic bar many locals in Valencia recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,922 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at Puerta del Mar, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,372 customers.

Bar Tonyina is a local favorite and a great place to hang out and socialize with other travelers in Valencia. Customers have rated the exciting Bar Tonyina an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,516 reviews.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Peníscola / Peñíscola and Valencia

  • València
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Drive 290 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Bufador
  • La Casa de las Petxines
  • Lighthouse of Peñiscola
  • Peniscola Castle
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Day 6 means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Spain, Peníscola / Peñíscola. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the village of Peníscola / Peñíscola!

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.

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.

We recommend a local favorite like Restaurante Canela. This restaurant serves delicious dishes at surprisingly cheap prices and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,818 customers.

Navarro is another excellent restaurant we recommend for budget travelers in Valencia. This restaurant offers good food at even better prices and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,045 customers.

Another popular restaurant in Valencia you might want to check out is Restaurante Flor de Valencia | Arrocería. Restaurante Flor de Valencia | Arrocería is a local favorite with a variety of value-for-money dishes on their menu. Customers have rated this fantastic restaurant an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,561 reviews.

Visit Bar Vermudez, an excellent place to enjoy a couple of drinks. This bar is one of the locals’ favorite hangout spots and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,200 customers.

Beer & Travels serves various snacks and drinks at affordable prices, making it another great bar option for budget travelers in Valencia. Customers have rated Beer & Travels an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,028 reviews.

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 7

Day 7 – Valencia

  • València
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Drive 10 km, 46 min

  • L'Oceanogràfic
  • City of Arts and Sciences
  • Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
  • Parc Central
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Day 7’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Valencia, proving that cheap holidays in Spain can be extraordinary.

Your discovery of Valencia does not have to stop there. You can add a budget-friendly activity on your itinerary and get to know more about Valencia on a personal level. Check out the fantastic selection of affordable tours and tickets offered on this leg of your journey across this top cheap holiday destination in Europe, Spain.

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.

You could check out La Salita de Begoña Rodrigo, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,370 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Central Bar is another excellent choice for cheap holiday-goers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and comforting foods and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,369 diners.

If you feel like having something different, check out the menu at Racó del Túria. This restaurant is known to offer good food at reasonable prices. Racó del Túria has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,195 customer reviews.

USUAL resto-bar offers many snacks and liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 811 customers.

If you’d like to interact with locals and fellow travelers in Valencia, check out Apotheke. This bar is an excellent place to hang out and relax after a busy day, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 649 customers.

To ensure a good time in this cheap holiday destination, visit Casa Montaña. Casa Montaña offers affordable drinks and snacks and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,465 reviews.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Spain. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Spain!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Valencia

  • València
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Drive 11 km, 1 hour

  • Valencia Bioparc
  • Parc de Capçalera
  • Quart Towers
  • Mercat Central
  • Serrano Towers
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On day 8 of your budget-friendly road trip adventures in Spain, you’ll go deep into Valencia, making the most of your 2 nights in the city. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Valencia, and meet locals along the way!

Visiting the most popular travel destinations in Spain sometimes leaves you longing for more. Fortunately, there are plenty of unique and cheap tours to try out in Spain. Spain has something for everyone, and you can easily pick an activity you can add to your affordable vacation package. Check out all of the budget-friendly tours in Spain that will fill you with new inspiration.

It's now time to discover the mouthwatering delights of Valencia, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best dining options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate.

One place locals and cheap holiday-goers recommend is Éter Valencia. This restaurant is known for its delicious and comforting foods and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,186 customers.

A huevo Restaurante is another popular restaurant you can eat at to ensure an affordable and pleasant vacation. This restaurant serves good food at low prices and has an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 894 customers.

One great example is Sagardi Valencia Centro. This bar offers various snacks and drinks at affordable prices and has an impressive average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 5,245 customers.

Bar Mistela is another popular bar in Valencia. If you ask the 4,177 customers who have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars, Bar Mistela is the perfect place to hang out for a drink or two.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Valencia

  • València
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Drive 4 km, 35 min

  • Plaça de la Reina (València)
  • Valencia Cathedral
  • Plaça de la Mare de Déu
  • Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria
  • Jardins del Real de València
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Day 9 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Spain. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Valencia!

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.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of Valencia, where exceptional dining and drinking experiences await at unbeatable prices. Explore the city's diverse venues, ensuring a memorable culinary journey for every visitor.

Complement this refreshing day with an equally refreshing drink at one of the best bars in the city of Valencia, Café Negrito. This bar offers a variety of liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 3,307 customers.

Restaurante del Este is another popular bar in the area, perfect for people looking for a place to unwind and enjoy local drinks alone or with company. This bar has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 849 customers.

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 10

Day 10 – Valencia and Albacete

  • València
  • Albacete
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Drive 188 km, 2 hours 25 min

  • Plaça de l'Ajuntament
  • Mercado de Colón
  • Gulliver park
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On day 10 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Spain, you’ll experience 2 charming destinations — Valencia and Albacete. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Albacete.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Plaça de l'Ajuntament. This extraordinary square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,316 visitors.

Next, make your way to Mercado de Colón. This building is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 37,146 reviews.

While in Valencia, we also recommend a visit to Gulliver park. This park has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 20,520 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Albacete. This car ride takes around 1 hour 57 min.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

Albacete 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.

Savor the culinary delights of Albacete, 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.

We recommend a local favorite like Restaurante El Alambique. This restaurant serves delicious dishes at surprisingly cheap prices and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,326 customers.

GOIKO is another excellent restaurant we recommend for budget travelers in Albacete. This restaurant offers good food at even better prices and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,032 customers.

Another popular restaurant in Albacete you might want to check out is El Callejón de los Gatos. El Callejón de los Gatos is a local favorite with a variety of value-for-money dishes on their menu. Customers have rated this fantastic restaurant an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,546 reviews.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Albacete. Liverpool Pub is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,161 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Bar restaurante LA BONITA. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 954 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Martina Restaurant & Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,056 customers.

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

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Day 11

Day 11 – Toledo and Madrid

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  • Toledo
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Drive 334 km, 3 hours 43 min

  • Puerta del Sol
  • Zocodover
  • Alcázar of Toledo
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
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Day 11 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 exploring 2 wonderful destinations — Toledo and Madrid.

Set your GPS to Toledo and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 31 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Toledo beckons with new experiences!

Drop by the renowned Puerta del Sol. This popular city gate has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 718 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Zocodover. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 19,930 visitors, this point of interest deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Alcázar of Toledo. This alcázar has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 30,193 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo. This church and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,938 local and international travelers.

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

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

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Spain shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Madrid is also home to a variety of excellent dining spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and drink.

One place locals and cheap holiday-goers recommend is La Bien Aparecida. This restaurant is known for its delicious and comforting foods and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,473 customers.

Prada a Tope Madrid is another popular restaurant you can eat at to ensure an affordable and pleasant vacation. This restaurant serves good food at low prices and has an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,511 customers.

Arrabal Madrid has a menu of appetizing and reasonably priced meals, so you might want to check it out too. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,924 reviews.

Make your way to Taberna El Sur. This bar promises a great atmosphere for your celebrations and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,959 customers.

Or, why not continue your evening at Mercado de la Reina 12? This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars among 6,470 guests.

Another bar where you can have a great time tonight is Café Central. This bar has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 5,181 customers.

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 12

Day 12 – Madrid - departure day

  • Madrid - Departure day
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  • Western Park
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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.

As you approach the end of your journey in Spain, take a moment for some retail therapy in Madrid’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family, or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Spain, a variety of items are waiting for you.

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