12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  23​h
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Perth

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.
Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. There's much more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning website .

Perth, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Barcelona. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in September: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza, and finally see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins. On the next day, stroll through Cala de Sant Vicent, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala S'Illot des Rencli, and then have fun at Kentucky Derby.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town travel route planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cala de Sant Vicent, Cala S'Illot des Rencli, Kentucky Derby
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

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 4th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seville travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum for their historical value. Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Retiro Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Madrid tour itinerary app .

Getting from Seville to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, Madrid is little chillier than Seville - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©

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