16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Alcudia, Majorca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ciutadella, Menorca
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Zaragoza
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Tobacco Factory and Casa de Pilatos. You'll explore and learn at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seville holiday builder app .

Toronto, Canada to Seville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Seville. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in Seville hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Seville

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

2
nights
Alcudia, Majorca

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. On the 18th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Golf Fantasia and then stroll through Playa de Alcudia. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Arta and then kick back and relax at Playa de Muro.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alcudia online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seville to Alcudia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in May: highs in Alcudia hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ciutadella.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cuevas de Arta, Golf Fantasia, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Cuevas de Arta ©
Cuevas de Arta

2
nights
Ciutadella, Menorca

Ciutadella ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at El Toro and then kick back and relax at Playa de Son Bou. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala De La Macarelleta and then kick back and relax at Cala Turqueta.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ciutadella road trip planning site .

Getting from Alcudia to Ciutadella by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ciutadella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Menorca, Playa de Son Bou
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Son Bou ©
Playa de Son Bou
Cala De La Macarelleta ©
Cala De La Macarelleta
Cala Turqueta
Cala Turqueta

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.
You'll explore and learn at Casa Batllo and Museu Picasso. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic and walk around Parc Guell.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Ciutadella to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dali Theatre-Museum
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then admire the striking features of Palacio de la Aljaferia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zaragoza trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Zaragoza by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Zaragoza can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Alcazar de Segovia and Catedral de Segovia. Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Sorolla capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Santa Cruz la Real (in Segovia) and Avila (Cathedral of Avila & The Walls of Avila). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, steep yourself in history at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Madrid road trip planning site .

Getting from Zaragoza to Madrid by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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