16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h
1
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Alcázar of Seville and Las Duenas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archaeological Ensemble of Italica and Colegiata de Osuna. Go for a jaunt from Seville to Ubrique to see Museo de la Piel de Ubrique about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville trip maker tool .

Toronto, Canada to Seville is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Seville reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Colegiata de Osuna, Museo de la Piel de Ubrique, Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally don't miss a visit to Calleja del Panuelo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, then get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally examine the collection at Museo Municipal de Arte Taurino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museo de Malaga, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, and then admire the masterpieces at Colección del Museo Ruso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Victoria, then contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires, and finally make a trip to Alcazaba de Antequera.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip planner .

Take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Malaga sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Alcazaba de Antequera
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the striking features of Alhambra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, and then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Guadix Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Granada day trip planning website .

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in March, things will get little chillier in Granada: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guadix Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza mayor de Chinchon. Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Cava Baja Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes (in Toledo), Avila (The Walls of Avila & Basilica de San Vicente) and Segovia (Alcazar de Segovia, Catedral de Segovia, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

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Fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Madrid sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila, Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza, Plaza mayor de Chinchon, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

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