10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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1
Madrid
— 1 night
2
Barcelona
— 2 nights
3
Elche
— 1 night
4
Granada
— 1 night
5
Nerja
— 3 nights
6
Seville
— 1 night

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 16th (Sun), stroll around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

Porto, Portugal to Madrid is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Madrid is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in August; daily highs in Madrid reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
On the 18th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Elche.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Elche

Elche ©
Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): indulge your senses at Bodegas Faelo, take some stellar pictures from Torre de la Calahorra, then make a trip to Misteri D'Elx, and finally get outside with Parque Municipal.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Elche tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Elche takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Elche

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Misteri D'Elx ©
Misteri D'Elx
Bodegas Faelo ©
Bodegas Faelo
Parque Municipal
Parque Municipal

1
night
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then steep yourself in history at Generalife, and then let the river carry you with Gualay Aventura.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Granada tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Elche to Granada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Elche in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Granada, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Gualay Aventura ©
Gualay Aventura
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
nights
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. When in Nerja, make a side trip to see Torrenigma Escape Room in Torre del Mar, approximately Torre del Mar away. There's lots more to do: cool off at Aquavelis Water Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and stroll through Playa El Salon.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nerja online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nerja are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Torre del Mar
Highlights from your plan
Torrenigma Escape Room ©
Torrenigma Escape Room
Aquavelis Water Park ©
Aquavelis Water Park
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

1
night
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 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville online route planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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