Spain 13-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 16 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Spain.

With 13 days in Spain, you won't have to choose between seeing famous highlights and untouched treasures. A trip to Andalucia is an excellent way to experience everything from major cities to beaches and hidden mountain villages. Travelers looking for a unique combination can take a road trip from Madrid headed north and discover the charms of Galicia and the Basque Country. If the Spanish sand and sun are top priority for you, Granada makes an excellent jumping-off point for exploring the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca.

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Map of Spain Luxury Tour: Barcelona, Madrid, & Seville - 13 Days
Spain Luxury Tour: Barcelona, Madrid, & Seville - 13 Days

13 days of culture and excitement in the lap of luxury is what's on offer with this itinerary. Your grand tour of Spain begins in Barcelona and continues to the capital of Madrid and into the southern Andalusia region. The activities you'll enjoy are many, and they include cooking classes, art tours, visits to royal palaces and Moorish fortresses, tours of olive fields, and of course enjoying incredible meals in the country's best restaurants.

The Alhambra fortress at twilight
Map of Best of Andalusia: Culture, Nature, & Food - 13 Days
Best of Andalusia: Culture, Nature, & Food - 13 Days

This 13-day itinerary takes you from Seville to Jerez de la Frontera for the ultimate tour through Spain's Andalusia region. Along the route, you'll visit scenic villages like Ronda, set on a spectacular gorge, discover gorgeous Moorish architecture, and enjoy fabulous tapas in true Spanish style.

Mother and child petting a donkey in Spain
Map of Family Trip to Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid & Andalusia - 13 Days
Family Trip to Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid & Andalusia - 13 Days

Spain's welcoming culture, abundant beautiful nature, and historic sights make any family trip here an exciting proposition. This 13-day itinerary is the perfect amount of time to get to know some of the major regions, including Catalonia and southern Andalusia. Naturally, this vacation includes stops in some of the most incredible cities in the country, including Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Málaga.

Watch the sunset over Córdoba's famed Roman bridge
Map of Ultimate Southern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to Andalusia - 13 days
Ultimate Southern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to Andalusia - 13 days

Prepare for a memorable road trip through southern Spain, emphasizing many of the nation's highlights. The adventure begins with city tours of Madrid before hitting the road south, stopping in La Mancha and Córdoba before reaching Seville, the capital of the Andalusia region. You'll visit historic Moorish and medieval landmarks, tour authentic tapas bars, and even hike along the side of a gorge near Ronda.

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Map of Ultimate Food, Culture & Wine Tour of Spain - 13 days
Ultimate Food, Culture & Wine Tour of Spain - 13 days

Traveling through Spain in style means not only seeing the sights but indulging in the best food and wine as well. That's just what you'll do over 13 days on a journey that will take you across three distinct regions of Spain: Catalonia, Madrid, and Andalusia. Of course, you'll witness historic landmarks and beautiful scenery, but just as crucially, you'll enjoy some of the greatest meals of your life.

Morro Jable Beach on the island of Fuerteventura
Madrid & the Canary Islands: Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, & Lanzarote - 13 Days

Start your 2-week trip in the Canary Islands by exploring the four dynamic coasts of Gran Canaria and spending a day within the historic significance of its seaside capital city. Discover other islands with trips to idyllic beaches and villages, guided tours through Timanfaya Park, hikes to scenic vistas, and camel rides along sand dunes, plus visits to the impressive works of the artist Manrique. End your trip in Spain's bustling capital city where you can peruse its historic streets in search of tapas and cañas, as well as its beloved parks, monuments, and museums.

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Map of Highlights of Spain & Portugal: Cities, Beaches & Culture - 13 Days
Highlights of Spain & Portugal: Cities, Beaches & Culture - 13 Days

Why visit one beautiful country on Europe's Iberian Peninsula when you can visit both? This 13-day adventure begins in Portugal's historic capital of Lisbon and continues north to the equally stunning heritage city of Porto and the surrounding wine region. Then it's off to Spain, with not only stops at the best museums in Madrid but the best beaches in Barcelona and even further north along the Costa Brava.

Basque Coast near San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Map of North of Spain Ultimate Roadtrip - 13 Days
North of Spain Ultimate Roadtrip - 13 Days

Immerse yourself in Northern Spain's breathtaking natural beauty, medieval history, and world-class gastronomy on this 13-day road trip. Traverse the dramatic Basque coast, sail to the stunning beaches of the Cíes Isles, and explore the foodie hotspot of San Sebastián. Along the way, you'll discover the world's first winery under the Cantabrian Sea, tour the best of Bilbao's pintxos bars, and marvel at the masterpieces of the legendary Guggenheim Museum.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Map of Ultimate Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid, Galicia & Basque Country - 13 days
Ultimate Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid, Galicia & Basque Country - 13 days

There are ways to do Spain differently; this 13-day self-drive road trip is a perfect example. While it begins in Madrid, after two days, you'll leave the glitz behind for the pastoral tranquility of the Ribera del Duero wine country. You'll then continue to Galicia's fantastic food and historical sites before winding up on the rocky Cantabrian coast and the incomparable resort city of San Sebastián.

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Map of Spain Highlights: Madrid, Seville, Granada & the Balearic Islands - 13 Days
Spain Highlights: Madrid, Seville, Granada & the Balearic Islands - 13 Days

You could spend a lifetime traveling through Spain and discovering its secrets, but luckily 13 days is all you need to experience the highlights. This trip begins in Madrid where you'll stroll El Retiro Park, visit the Royal Palace, and see the historic Plaza Mayor, once the heart of Old Spain. You'll then journey down to Andalusia for flamenco shows and a wine tour of the mountaintop city of Ronda before jetting to the Balearic Isles and sunbathing in Mallorca and Menorca.

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Map of Best of Spain Highlights Tour: Barcelona, Madrid & Seville - 13 Days
Best of Spain Highlights Tour: Barcelona, Madrid & Seville - 13 Days

13 days in Spain is ample time to immerse yourself in its culture. On this adventure, you'll visit three different regions, beginning in Madrid and then heading south to Andalusia, where you'll visit its historic palaces/fortresses and enjoy flamenco music and authentic tapas. You'll also take nature hikes around the mountaintop city of Ronda and close out your tour with cycling tours around the most famous neighborhoods of Barcelona.

Sunset over Los Roques in Garajonay National Park.
Map of Wild Canary Islands: Madrid, Tenerife & La Gomera - 13 Days
Wild Canary Islands: Madrid, Tenerife & La Gomera - 13 Days

Lose yourself in the rugged beauty of Spain's Canary Islands with this adventurous 13-day itinerary.  Start in Madrid, where you'll savor the local cuisine of the capital before catching a flight to Tenerife. Here you'll hike through ancient forests, stargaze under pristine skies, and scale the towering Mount Teide. Continue to the remote island of La Gomera to explore lush volcanic landscapes and go whale and dolphin watching along its stunning northern coast.

Extremadura and the Tajo River in Monfragüe National Park
Map of Spain Off-the-Beaten-Path Road Trip: Madrid, La Mancha & Extremadura - 13 days
Spain Off-the-Beaten-Path Road Trip: Madrid, La Mancha & Extremadura - 13 days

Over 13 days, you'll discover historic Spain, the Spain of conquistadores and Cervantes. It's a road-trip adventure that begins amid the windmills of La Mancha, the home region of "Don Quixote." After wine excursions and visits to national parks, you'll explore medieval cities of the Extremadura region, including Cáceres, the birthplace of Francisco Pizarro.

Sisters on vacation in Spain
Map of Active Family Trip to Barcelona, Northern Spain & Madrid - 13 Days
Active Family Trip to Barcelona, Northern Spain & Madrid - 13 Days

Discover the highlights of northern Spain and the Basque Country with this 13-day family vacation that combines the perfect blend of culture and fun outdoor activities. Explore castles and Gaudí's famous works in Barcelona, then fly north for scenic hikes and cruises around San Sebastián. Sharpen your taste buds in Bilbao and see spectacular art at the Guggenheim before learning classic flamenco moves and cooking the perfect paella in Madrid.

See Spanish wonders like the Alhambra as a family
Map of Family Fun in Spain: Barcelona, Málaga, Granada & Seville - 13 Days
Family Fun in Spain: Barcelona, Málaga, Granada & Seville - 13 Days

Enjoy the highlights of Spain on this fun-filled family tour, starting in Catalonia's capital city, Barcelona. Here, you'll explore the historic Gothic Quarter, see the whimsical architecture of Gaudí, and ride horses through the lush greenery of Montserrat Natural Park. Then, it's off to the beaches of Málaga for a kayaking excursion and a guided family treasure hunt. Tour the majestic Alhambra fortress in Granada, learn the art of flamenco in Seville, and see perfectly pink flamingoes in Doñana National Park.

Start your adventure in Madrid with your family
Map of Family Adventures in Spain: Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba & Seville - 13 Days
Family Adventures in Spain: Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba & Seville - 13 Days

This 13-day family adventure starts in the capital city of Madrid, where you'll stroll through the vibrant Plaza Mayor, learn to make traditional Spanish paella, and show off your dancing skills in a flamenco class. Head to Toledo to see swordsmiths at work, then it's off to Córdoba for a family tour of the impressive architecture of the Mezquita Cathedral. Learn to make Triana pottery and cruise the Guadalquivir River in Seville, and end your trip with a relaxing visit to the gorgeous beaches of Málaga.

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