11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 2 nights
2
Seville
— 1 night
3
Nerja
— 1 night
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
5
Barcelona
— 2 nights
6
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 1 night

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Balloon Rides in Segovia, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get out on two wheels at Beebiker, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and head outdoors with Parque de la Bombilla.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip maker tool.

Seattle, USA to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Madrid. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Balloon Rides
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Seville

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, get outside with Paseo Alcalde Marques del Contadero, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in April since evenings lows in Seville dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, stroll through Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Museo de Nerja, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, and finally kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Nerja trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Seville to Nerja by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nerja, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary ©
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town day trip planning website.

Getting from Nerja to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Nerja in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ibiza Town, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Parc Natural Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Necropolis del Puig des Molins
Necropolis del Puig des Molins

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 8th (Wed), walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenstop by El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona travel route site.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

1
night
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through La Concha Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Vicente, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castillo de la Mota, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Basque Coast Geopark.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia online journey maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Miramar Palace ©
Miramar Palace
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Iglesia de San Vicente ©
Iglesia de San Vicente

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