13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marbella
— 2 nights
2
Granada
— 2 nights
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
5
Madrid
— 3 nights

2
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Malaga (Teatro Romano, Alcazaba, &more) and Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena). The adventure continues: make a trip to Ermita del Santo Cristo, take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marbella day trip site.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Málaga Airport, Jerez Airport and Sevilla Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Marbella

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Parque De La Paloma
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Parque De La Paloma ©
Parque De La Paloma
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Carrera del Darro, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Keep things going the next day: stop by Albayzin, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Granada travel route planner.

Drive from Marbella to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marbella in February; daily highs in Granada reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), take in the views from Roman Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally don't miss a visit to Calleja del Panuelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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You can drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Granada in February: highs in Cordoba hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Food Tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning site.

You can fly from Cordoba to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo & Catedral Primada). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Paseo del Prado, get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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