19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Train
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cadiz
Drive
6
Malaga
Drive
7
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Valencia
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Barcelona — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pick up some local products at Mercat Santa Caterina, kick back and relax at Bogatell Beach, then kick back and relax at Nova Mar Bella Beach, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Torre Bellesguard, then get great views at The Carmel Bunkers, then examine the collection at Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museu de Cera de Barcelona.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip website.

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Cerro de los Angeles and then relax and rejuvenate at Thermas de Grinon. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Barrio de Las Letras, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid, then stop by Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in September since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Toledo.
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Toledo — 1 night

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 1st (Sat), sample some tasty brews at Evocarte and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de San Antonio de Padua.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Toledo trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Madrid to Toledo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Toledo sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Seville.
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Seville — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Pedro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Caridad, and finally make a trip to Casa de Salinas.

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

Traveling by flight from Toledo to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Toledo in October, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cadiz.
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Cadiz

Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan de Dios, and then steep yourself in history at Murallas de San Carlos.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cadiz road trip planning website.

You can drive from Seville to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cadiz are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Malaga.
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Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga sightseeing planner.

Drive from Cadiz to Malaga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Granada.
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Granada — 2 nights

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, then get a sense of history and politics at Archivo De La Real Chancilleria De Granada, then examine the collection at Museo Casa de Los Tiros de Granada, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Anton.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Granada online vacation planner.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 2 nights

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 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas Patios de Leyenda, don't miss a visit to Los Patios de San Basilio, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Merced, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Arte Taurino, make a trip to Cairuan Street, then see the interesting displays at Banos Arabes De Santa Maria, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip maker website.

You can take a train from Granada to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Granada, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Valencia.
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Valencia — 2 nights

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get outside with Bike in Mind Valencia, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Rocas, and then explore the galleries of Jose Benlliure House/Museum. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de San Vicente Ferrer de Valencia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan del Hospital, and then cruise along Actio Birding.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Valencia online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Cordoba to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Valencia, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 3 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and Barri de Gracia. Explore hidden gems such as Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona and Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Santa Cueva de Montserrat (in Montserrat) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). Explore Barcelona further: wander the streets of L'Eixample District, explore the world behind art at Gaudi Exhibition Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Major Synagogue, and take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Catalunya.

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Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in October: highs in Barcelona hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Spain travel guide

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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.
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