13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  12 h
1
Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
night
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 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, thentake a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, thenmake a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary website.

New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Barcelona. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Los Azulejos de Veneguera, and then stroll through Las Canteras Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Maspalomas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Maspalomas at 79°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Los Azulejos de Veneguera, Las Canteras Beach
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Get in touch with nature at Cueva de los Verdes and Surf Spot Famara. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique. When in Puerto Del Carmen, make a side trip to see Playa Blanca in Playa Blanca, approximately Playa Blanca away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, explore the activities along El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, get great views at Mirador Del Rio, and explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros.

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You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Puerto Del Carmen are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique

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 25th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally make a trip to Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Seville journey maker site.

Getting from Puerto Del Carmen to Seville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October, Seville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, thentake in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parque del Retiro and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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