12 days in Spain & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights


Seville, Spain — 2 nights

City of Towers

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 your second day here, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally admire the striking features of Torre del Oro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary planning app.

Accra, Ghana to Seville is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Accra to Seville is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Accra in March, with highs in Seville at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque del Retiro, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday site.

Fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seville in March: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planning tool.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Dam Square, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and examine the collection at Anne Frank House.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planning app.

Getting from Barcelona to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in March; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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Spain travel guide

Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

The Netherlands travel guide

Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.