12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Malaga
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, then explore the activities along Retiro Park, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in December, with highs in Madrid at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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 8th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, get outside with Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seville travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in December, with highs in Seville at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

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

1
night
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 10th (Tue), take a stroll through Albayzin, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then admire the striking features of Alhambra.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, Granada is little chillier than Seville - with highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Photography Tours

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Ronda (Cueva del Gato, El Tajo de Ronda, & more), Nerja (Nerja Book Centre, Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo, & more) and Bikestardo (in La Cala de Mijas). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get outside with Adventure Rider Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, Malaga is somewhat warmer than Granada - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ronda, Nerja, Mijas, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

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