16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 1 night
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
3
Seville
— 2 nights
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
5
Malaga
— 1 night
6
Granada
— 2 nights
7
Barcelona
— 3 nights

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano, thenadmire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Madrid is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Madrid is minus 7 hours. In January, Madrid is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Calleja de las Flores, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, thenvisit Jewish Quarter (Juderia), thenadmire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Madrid to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Madrid in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

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

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 22nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thencontemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally contemplate the long history of Capilla de Santa Maria de Jesus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, thenexplore the historical opulence of Palacio de San Telmo, thenstop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seville trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Seville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Popular historic sites such as Ruinas de Acinipo and Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda are in your itinerary. Museo Peinado and Old City are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, contemplate the long history of Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza, take in the views from Puente Viejo, and step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Mondragon.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ronda trip builder.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda ©
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Old City ©
Old City

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 27th (Sun), make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, and finally examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Malaga road trip app.

You can drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ronda in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Malaga. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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 28th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Ildefonso, don't miss a visit to Dar al-Horra, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, thenstop by Albayzin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrario, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, thencontemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, and finally explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Granada trip builder.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Malaga in January: high temperatures in Granada hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: visit El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Joan Miro Foundation, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday site.

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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