17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona
— 3 nights
4
Granada
— 1 night
5
Nerja
— 2 nights
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Ronda
— 2 nights
7
Seville
— 2 nights

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Madrid

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Catedral Primada, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Madrid. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, make a trip to Casa museo Broner, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, and finally take a tour by water with Sup Ibiza. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Rooms Ibiza, see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sa Talaia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ibiza Town when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Sup Ibiza ©
Sup Ibiza
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Palau Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker tool.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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Granada

Granada ©

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Alhambra, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Granada attractions planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, Granada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 3rd (Sat), take in the local highlights with Jon Keo Walking Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, then contemplate the long history of Punta Lara, then don't miss a visit to El Puente del Águila, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

Plan my day in Nerja using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jon Keo Walking Tours ©
Jon Keo Walking Tours
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

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Ronda

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, and finally wander the streets of Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Del Bandolero, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, then examine the collection at Museo Lara, and finally stroll around Alameda Del Tajo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Nerja to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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Seville

Seville ©

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.
On the 7th (Wed), admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seville online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Seville, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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