9 days in Madrid, Seville & Barcelona Itinerary

9 days in Madrid, Seville & Barcelona Itinerary

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Madrid
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona
— 3 nights

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and La Juderia. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Segovia (Catedral de Segovia, Old City, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Picnic Madrid, visit Malasana, wander the streets of La Latina, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In August in Madrid, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Segovia
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Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then make a trip to Plaza de Santa Marta, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip maker tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Las Ramblas and Casa Batllo. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seville in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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