10 days in Barcelona, Granada & Madrid Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona, Granada & Madrid Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain Trip Planner

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Escape the urban bustle at Playa de La Barceloneta and BarcelonaSail. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, cast your line with Sailing Experience Barcelona, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona journey app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Barcelona is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in February, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Transportation

Granada

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Alhambra and Generalife will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Burriana Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Granada itinerary app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then walk around Parque del Retiro, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Granada to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks