15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Marbella
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Granada
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

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 24th (Sun): have fun at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 27th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, then get your game on at Kentucky Derby, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kentucky Derby
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip app.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. When traveling from Ibiza Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Santa Marta, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 2nd (Tue), walk around Alameda Del Tajo, snap pictures at Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then examine the collection at Museo Lara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ronda route builder website.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

1
night
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella tour itinerary maker.

Take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in August: highs in Marbella hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Eco Reserva Ojen
Highlights from your plan
Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Climbing Tours

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 5th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, then don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nerja travel site.

Getting from Marbella to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

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 7th (Sun), stop by Artesania Del Arbol, then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, and then contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Granada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Artesania Del Arbol ©
Artesania Del Arbol

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