12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  14​h
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore and learn at Catedral de Segovia and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Four Posts and The Walls of Avila. Venture out of the city with trips to Bodega Finca Antigua (in Los Hinojosos), Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia) and Cathedral of Avila (in Avila). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid and see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum.

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

Los Angeles, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Madrid is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Bodega Finca Antigua
Highlights from your plan
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Las Duenas and Eglise du Divin Sauveur. Get some cultural insight at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Plaza de España. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Catedral de Sevilla, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, steep yourself in history at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, and take a stroll through Calle Sierpes.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seville online trip maker .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Seville sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ciutadella Park, Barcelona Cathedral, Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and other attractions you added. Visit El Barri Gòtic and Montjuic Castle for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Passeig de Gracia. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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