11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
3
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Granada
— 1 day
Train
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive
6
Seville
— 1 night
Fly
7
Madrid
— 1 night
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Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On your second day here, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Madrid is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Madrid are much hotter (40°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
On the 24th (Sat), make a trip to Alminar de San Juan and then contemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cordoba road trip app.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 44°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Malaga

— 3 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Malaga route site.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Malaga, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Granada

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Granada route planning website.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in July: highs in Granada hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites

Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Malaga driving holiday planner.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Granada, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malaga, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Seville

— 1 night

City of Towers

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 29th (Thu): admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seville travel planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Madrid

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Make your Madrid itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.