12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
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Madrid
— Few hours
Drive
2
Toledo
— 2 nights
Train
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Train
4
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Malaga
— Few hours
Fly

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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid tour site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Madrid is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, with highs in Madrid at 22°C and lows at 9°C. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

2
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Toledo

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
On the 13th (Wed), make a trip to Mirador del Valle, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, and finally make a trip to Church of Santo Tomé. On your second day here, examine the collection at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, examine the collection at Museo del Greco, wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, then get engrossed in the history at Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, and finally see the interesting displays at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Toledo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Toledo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, make a trip to Plaza de la Virgen de los Reyes, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, then stroll through Casa de Pilatos, and finally don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville online vacation maker.

You can take a train from Toledo to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Toledo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, see the interesting displays at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally make a trip to Calleja del Panuelo. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip builder.

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in April, you will find days in Cordoba are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

5
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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.
Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Nerja (Detunda Botanical Garden, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Granada travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

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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 23rd (Sat), make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Malaga tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Malaga, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums

Spain travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.

Province of Malaga travel guide

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Landmarks · Nightlife · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.