18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Zaragoza
— 3 nights
3
Madrid
— Few hours
4
Toledo
— 4 nights
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
6
Seville
— 1 day
7
Granada
— 1 night
8
Malaga
— 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip builder app.

Ankara, Turkey to Barcelona is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ankara to Barcelona. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in May: highs in Barcelona hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
nights
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.
On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Patio de la Infanta, appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia, contemplate the long history of La Lonja, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, thenadmire the masterpieces at Alma Mater Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Caesaraugusta Theater Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Zaragoza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Zaragoza, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums Historic Sites
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Emoz ©
Emoz
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

few
hours
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 13th (Thu), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thensavor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Madrid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Madrid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Wineries
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Paseo del Prado
Paseo del Prado

4
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casco Historico de Toledo and Custodia de Arfe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toledo: Plaza Mayor de Ocana (in Ocana) and Aranjuez (Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Jardin de la Isla, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, admire the landmark architecture of Ayuntamiento de Toledo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, and contemplate the long history of Puerta del Sol.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Toledo trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Toledo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aranjuez, Barrancas de Burujon, Plaza Mayor de Ocana
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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Alminar de San Juan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, thendon't miss a visit to Los Patios De San Basilio, thenmake a trip to Cairuan Street, and finally examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cordoba attractions planner.

Getting from Toledo to Cordoba by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toledo in May: highs in Cordoba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
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Patios de Cordoba ©
Patios de Cordoba
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Los Patios De San Basilio ©
Los Patios De San Basilio

1
day
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 18th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Murillo, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, explore the galleries of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, thenexplore the world behind art at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, thenget to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Triunfo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seville tour planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Jardines de Murillo ©
Jardines de Murillo
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas ©
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): head outdoors with Sierra & Sol. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, visit Sacromonte, don't miss a visit to Ermita de San Miguel Alto, thensteep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, thenadmire the natural beauty at Generalife, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Granada trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seville in May since evenings lows in Granada dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Sierra & Sol ©
Sierra & Sol
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

3
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get great views at Mirador del Gibralfaro, push the limits with an extreme tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca, and finally explore the world behind art at Colección del Museo Ruso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Central de Atarazanas, take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, thenbrowse the exhibits of Alcazaba, and finally explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Malaga trip planning app.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Malaga. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

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