9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
3
Nerja
— 2 nights
4
Seville
— 1 night

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.
The Magic Fountain has been added to your itinerary. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa Batllo and Parc Guell. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with La Boqueria, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder app.

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Palace of Madrid, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Euro Segway Tours Madrid. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, then see Euro Segway Tours Madrid, and then view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid route builder app.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo de Nerja, Nerja Book Centre and Fundación Cueva de Nerja. On the 29th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja and then get your bearings at Nerja Book Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Nerja and then kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip maker.

You can drive from Madrid to Nerja in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Museo de Nerja ©
Museo de Nerja

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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.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Seville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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