11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Granada
— 3 nights
3
Valencia
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona
— 1 night

3
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 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Magic Fountain, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. In August in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Granada.

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

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Alhambra and Generalife make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Playa de la Cala el Canuelo & Fundación Cueva de Nerja). There's lots more to do: visit Albayzin, get lost in a book at Libreria El Jardin de los Suenos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, and step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces.

Before you visit Granada, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Granada: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 66°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nerja
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia trip planning website.

You can drive from Granada to Valencia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

1
night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stroll around Parc de Montjuic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Palau Guell and then stroll around Ciutadella Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Ciutadella Park ©
Ciutadella Park

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