17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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Seville
— 1 night
2
Granada
— 4 nights
3
Elche
— 2 nights
4
Javea
— 3 nights
5
Barcelona
— 4 nights
6
Madrid
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and then get outside with Paseo Alcalde Marques del Contadero. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder tool.

Ciudad Real to Seville is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Nerja (Balcony of Europe, Río Chíllar, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and relax and float downstream with Gualay Aventura.

Find out how to plan Granada trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Seville to Granada by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Granada are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Elche.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nerja
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

2
nights
Elche

Elche ©
Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Torre de la Calahorra, stroll around Palmeral of Elche, get outside with Parque Municipal, then make a trip to Misteri D'Elx, and finally head outdoors with Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at Bodegas Faelo, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Santa Pola, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Carabassi.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Elche trip planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Elche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Elche: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Javea.

Things to do in Elche

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Pola
Highlights from your plan
Misteri D'Elx ©
Misteri D'Elx
Bodegas Faelo ©
Bodegas Faelo
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Javea

Javea ©
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Javea is known for beaches, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see things from the water with Siesta Advisor, stroll through Banos de la Reina en Xabia, kick back and relax at Playa de la Grava, and test your team's savvy at Project X Escape Rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Javea vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Elche to Javea in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Javea are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Javea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Cala Denia
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Advisor ©
Siesta Advisor
Cala de Portixol ©
Cala de Portixol
Project X Escape Rooms ©
Project X Escape Rooms

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tossa de Mar (Cala del Senyor Ramon, Cala Futadera, &more), Cala Sa Conca (in Platja d'Aro) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, add some fun to your beach time Water Sports, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip planner.

You can drive from Javea to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Cala Sa Conca, Camino de Ronda, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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