Planning a trip to Spain for the first time? This 13 days Spain Itinerary is perfect for first-timers. Check this day-wise Spain Itinerary which will help you plan a perfect holiday! This Spain Itinerary includes must visit places and tips. So why wait? Hit the road with this Spain Itinerary and explore Spain like never before!
The route will take you to major hot spots of Spain. The Spain Itinerary as suggested by us starts from Barcelona, takes you down south towards Granada, Malaga where you will also enjoy a day at Gibraltar, before heading towards Madrid. Alternatively, you can do a round trip and end your trip at Barcelona. If you choose the latter option, then drive further up towards Zaragoza and then to Madrid.
Renting a Car
Spain Itinerary is incomplete without you hitting the road! So hit the road and discover beautiful places in Spain. Renting a car will offer you incomparable convenience and flexibility. There are many rental companies in Spain. Do your research well before booking the car. Check the deals at major rental companies' home websites such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt and Enterprise, all operate across Spain. Look up the aggregator websites to compare the rentals and grab good deals.
To rent a car in Spain, you need to be over the age of 21 and have a valid driver's license, a passport and a major credit card.
We would not suggest you to rent a car within the major cities. You can use public transportation, which is extremely good.
If you are flying out from Madrid, you will be able to drop your car off at the airport, or you can choose to drive towards Barcelona It really depends on where your flight departs from, but almost all international car rental companies are located at these two destinations.
Day-wise Itinerary: Must Visit Places
BARCELONA – DAY 1 & 2
1. La Barceloneta Beach
The most popular and the oldest beach of Barcelona. Walk along this beach towards the Barceloneta Village.
2. The Parc de la Ciutadella
The biggest and most beautiful green park (with artificial lake and fountain) of Barcelona.
3. Barri Gothic (Gothic Quarter)
Barri Gothic neighbourhood is filled with history, attractive narrow streets and impressive architecture. You will witness Barcelona Cathdral, Basilica Santa Maria del Pi and city hall in this neighborhood. Just wander around the streets.
4. Park Guell
Visit this park for sunrise. The garden terrace at Park Guell offers one of the best viewpoints to watch the sunrise over the city with panoramic views.
5. Sagrada Familia
This is Antonio Gaudi, a well-known Spanish architecture's most famous works that cannot be missed! It dominates Barcelona's skyline. If you do not wish to go inside the Basilica, take a stroll around from outside, it's huge and has several spots for taking wonderful pictures.
6. Casa Batlló
Not very far from Sagrada, this is a twisting building, one more great creation of Gaudi. Moreover, it is said that the colours and shapes in this building are inspired by those found in marine life such as corals.
7. Plaza De Catalunya
Considered as the centre of Barcelona city, this is one of the largest squares in Barcelona.