15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Train
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
6
Madrid
— 3 nights
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Barcelona

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

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San Diego, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Diego to Barcelona. While traveling from San Diego, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

2
nights
Granada

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Sacromonte, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and finally steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Granada. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

3
nights
Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ronda Guitar Music as well as Marbella Old Town. Get some cultural insight at Old City and Museo Peinado. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of La Ciudad, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Mondragon, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Del Rey Moro, and don't miss a visit to Paseo de Blas Infante.

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You can drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Seville

City of Towers

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 14th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Santa Marta, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de los Reales Alcazares. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

1
night
Cordoba

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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 16th (Tue): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cordoba day trip tool.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Cordoba sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

3
nights
Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

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Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Cordoba in October, plan for little chillier days in Madrid, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Spain travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.