22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ronda
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and steep yourself in history at Casa de Campo.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid holiday app .

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, you will find days in Cordoba are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Walking tours

4
nights
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, and make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nerja travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in Nerja are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, wander the streets of Old City, see the top attractions with La Ciudad, and explore the stunning scenery at SierrAventura Ronda.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Old City ©
Old City

4
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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de Espana, wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz.

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Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Centro Historico de Sevilla ©
Centro Historico de Sevilla

4
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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

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Traveling by flight from Seville to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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