16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Train
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Valencia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 3 nights
Train
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Seville
— 3 nights
Train
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Born, then take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, then take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and finally contemplate the long history of Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Barcelona is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Barcelona at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Valencia

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museu Faller de Valencia and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, stop by Barrio del Carmen, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Rocas, and finally examine the collection at L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia holiday planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Granada

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Chapel of Granada and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Museum-lovers will appreciate Alcazaba and Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte. Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Malaga (Iglesia de Los Martires & Teatro Romano). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, and contemplate the long history of La Madraza.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Granada trip builder app.

Drive from Valencia to Granada in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Seville

— 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Barrio Santa Cruz and Casa de Pilatos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de San Jose.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planner.

You can take a train from Granada to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seville, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parque del Retiro, Templo de Debod and Mercado San Miguel. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, delve into the distant past at Templo de Debod, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Spain travel guide

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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.