23 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

23 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
3
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
4
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
5
Cadiz, Spain
— Few hours
6
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— Few hours
7
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Barcelona, Spain
— Few hours
10
Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
— 2 nights

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Palace of Catalan Music, Barri de Gracia, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder app.

Detroit, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In November, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Dali Theatre-Museum
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Teatro Real as well as The Walls of Avila. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia. Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Museo del Greco, Church of Santo Tomé, &more) and Segovia (Acueduct of Segovia & Alcazar of Segovia). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, The Walls of Avila
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Calleja del Panuelo, Palacio de Viana, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thendon't miss a visit to Calleja del Panuelo, thencontemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Madrid, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

4
nights
Seville, Spain

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Sevilla. Barrio Santa Cruz and Iglesia de San Miguel will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Seville side-trips: Jerez De La Frontera (Bodegas Luis Perez, Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, &more) and Arcos de la Frontera (Arcos de la Frontera, Basilica Menor de Santa Maria, &more). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seville tour builder site.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Arcos de la Frontera
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Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

few
hours
Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Playa Victoria, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre Tavira, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cadiz trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Seville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Cadiz sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites
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Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz
Torre Tavira ©
Torre Tavira
Playa Victoria ©
Playa Victoria

few
hours
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at The Great Siege Tunnels.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gibraltar driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cadiz to Gibraltar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cadiz in November since evenings lows in Gibraltar dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Museums Historic Sites
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The Great Siege Tunnels ©
The Great Siege Tunnels

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, explore the world behind art at Colección del Museo Ruso, thendelve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Malaga online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Gibraltar in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Malaga, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Balcony of Europe
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

2
nights
Granada, Spain

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 30th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Casa de Castril, steep yourself in history at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, and then wander the streets of Albayzin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip itinerary app.

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Malaga in November: high temperatures in Granada hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) 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

few
hours
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona
For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in December, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Barcelona

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

Jerez De La Frontera
A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerez De La Frontera trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Jerez De La Frontera takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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