10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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10 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  19​h
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Durban

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alcazar of Segovia and The Walls of Avila. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and get engrossed in the history at Lope de Vega Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid holiday maker app .

Durban, South Africa to Madrid is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Durban to Madrid, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Madrid is a bit cooler than Durban - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alcazar of Segovia, The Walls of Avila
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parc Guell, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, stroll through Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, then stroll through Playa de Muro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Alcudia. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Parc Natural de Mondrago, then don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born, and then take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Palma de Mallorca can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Playa de Alcudia, Serra de Tramuntana, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Muro
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville online road trip planner .

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

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

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