12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Valencia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
5
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Malaga
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barcelona Cathedral and Casa Macaia (Palau Macaya). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Villa del Arte Galleries. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, shop like a local with Setba Foundation, visit Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning site.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona is minus 4 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Barcelona at 25°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 19th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, get a taste of the local shopping with Central Market of Valencia, then contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de la Virgen, and finally steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Valencia day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Valencia, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

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Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Isidro, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then wander the streets of Gran Via, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid visit planner.

You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Madrid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then don't miss a visit to Roman Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Cordoba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, then make a trip to Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Seville, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, then admire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Gravura Taller de Grabado.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by bus from Seville to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum

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