12 days in Barcelona & South of Spain Itinerary

12 days in Barcelona & South of Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Malaga
— 1 night
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Barcelona

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona attractions planner.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get much colder in Barcelona: highs are around 71°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

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Granada

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 19th (Sun): stop by Munira Leather. Keep things going the next day: stop by Chocolates Sierra Nevada, look for gifts at Chocolate Abuela ili, then look for gifts at Bodega La Moralea, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally stop by Sacromonte.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect nights in Granada to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Seville

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Triana, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take a stroll through Calle Sierpes, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then visit Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seville tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Seville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

2
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Cordoba

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 (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, then look for gifts at Meryan, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, view the masterpieces at Sala el Potro, explore the world behind art at Museo de Julio Romero de Torres, then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba vacation planner.

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Malaga

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 26th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, take a leisurely stroll along Torrox Costa Promenade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, then stroll through Playa La Carihuela, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bajondillo.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Malaga itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Malaga, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips