15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Madrid
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cuenca
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Zaragoza
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Olite
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Valencia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Seville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Merida
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Madrid

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 (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum.

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

If you are flying in from Croatia, the closest major airport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In December in Madrid, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cuenca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

1
night
Cuenca

Cuenca ©
Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mirador Barrio del Castillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Cuenca, steep yourself in history at Historic Walled Town of Cuenca, then admire the striking features of Casas Colgadas, then take in the views from Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Convento de San Pablo.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cuenca trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Cuenca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral De Cuenca ©
Catedral De Cuenca
Mirador Barrio del Castillo ©
Mirador Barrio del Castillo

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar and then pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zaragoza trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Cuenca to Zaragoza by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Olite.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

1
night
Olite

Olite ©
Olite is a town and municipality located in the Comarca de Tafalla comarca, Merindad de Olite merindad, in Navarre, Spain.According to Isidore of Seville's, the town of Oligicus was founded by Swinthila, Visigothic King of Hispania in order to control and punish the Vascones. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Palacio Real de Olite.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Olite vacation builder site .

Getting from Zaragoza to Olite by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Olite are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Olite

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palacio Real de Olite ©
Palacio Real de Olite

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning site .

You can take a train from Olite to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Olite in December, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get curious at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Valencia vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

2
nights
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 29th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then stop by Munira, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Granada road trip tool .

Getting from Valencia to Granada by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Valencia in December: high temperatures in Granada hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ronda day trip planner .

Getting from Granada to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in December, Ronda is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Museo Lara ©
Museo Lara

1
night
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 31st (Tue): take in the views from Puente de San Bernardo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

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Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merida.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Puente de San Bernardo ©
Puente de San Bernardo

1
night
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the views from Roman Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Templo de Diana.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Merida travel planner.

You can drive from Seville to Merida in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Merida can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for home.
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana

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