15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 2 nights
2
Cuenca
— 1 night
3
Zaragoza
— 1 night
4
Olite
— 1 night
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
6
Valencia
— 1 night
7
Granada
— 2 nights
8
Ronda
— 1 night
9
Seville
— 1 night
10
Merida
— 1 night

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip site.

If you are flying in from Croatia, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. December in Madrid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Cuenca.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

1
night
Cuenca

Cuenca ©
Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mirador Barrio del Castillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Cuenca, steep yourself in history at Historic Walled Town of Cuenca, admire the striking features of Casas Colgadas, thensnap pictures at Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Convento de San Pablo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cuenca driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cuenca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites
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Catedral De Cuenca ©
Catedral De Cuenca
Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge) ©
Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge)
Mirador Barrio del Castillo ©
Mirador Barrio del Castillo

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar and then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Aljaferia.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zaragoza travel planner.

Take a train from Cuenca to Zaragoza in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Zaragoza are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Olite.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

1
night
Olite

Olite ©
Olite is a town and municipality located in the Comarca de Tafalla comarca, Merindad de Olite merindad, in Navarre, Spain.According to Isidore of Seville's, the town of Oligicus was founded by Swinthila, Visigothic King of Hispania in order to control and punish the Vascones. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Palacio Real de Olite.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Olite day trip planning site.

Drive from Zaragoza to Olite in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Olite are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Olite

Historic Sites
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Palacio Real de Olite ©
Palacio Real de Olite

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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona travel route planning site.

You can take a train from Olite to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Olite in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Valencia day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Valencia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Alhambra, stop by Munira, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Valencia to Granada by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Valencia in December; daily highs in Granada reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip planning site.

You can drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ronda, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Nature Museums
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Museo Lara ©
Museo Lara

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a trip to Puente de San Bernardo and then make a trip to Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Seville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merida.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Puente de San Bernardo ©
Puente de San Bernardo

1
night
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the views from Roman Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Templo de Diana.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Merida trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Merida by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Merida, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana

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