16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 2 nights
2
Salamanca
— 1 night
3
Seville
— 2 nights
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
5
Granada
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona
— 3 nights

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, thensteep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, thensteep yourself in history at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madrid trip builder site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Madrid is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Madrid is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, Madrid is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salamanca trip itinerary website.

Drive from Madrid to Salamanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Madrid in September since evenings lows in Salamanca dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Museums
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Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

2
nights
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 20th (Fri): make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), thensteep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

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Getting from Salamanca to Seville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in September since evenings lows in Seville dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get some historical perspective at Palacio de Mondragon and Baños Arabes. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bodega Garcia Hidalgo and Museo Peinado. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old City, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, admire the striking features of Casa Del Rey Moro, and take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ronda day trip planner.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ronda are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Old City ©
Old City
Museo Peinado ©
Museo Peinado

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 25th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, thensteep yourself in history at Generalife, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, and finally step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, thenget engrossed in the history at Archive Saint John of God Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary website.

Drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in September, things will get little chillier in Granada: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Picasso and Parc de Montjuic. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Casa Batllo, examine the collection at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), stroll around Parc Guell, and see where the action happens at Camp Nou.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona journey planner.

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in September, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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