17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly
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Valencia
— 2 nights
Fly to Málaga Airport, Drive to Frigiliana
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Frigiliana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 3 nights
Train
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Barcelona Cathedral and Ciutat Vella. Step out of the city life by going to Fenals Beach and Capellans Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Llevant Beach (in Salou), Ermita Sant Grau d'Ardenya (in Tossa de Mar) and Playa de la Pineda (in La Pineda). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and visit Barri de Gracia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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 7th (Tue): wander the streets of Barrio del Carmen, steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, admire the striking features of Santa Catalina Church (Iglesia de Santa Catalina), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and finally take an in-depth tour of Centre Arqueològic de l'Almoina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan del Hospital, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Grail, steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, then examine the collection at L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valencia trip planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Valencia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Frigiliana.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Frigiliana

— 2 nights
Frigiliana is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castillo de Lizar and Convent of San Francisco. Get some historical perspective at Teatro del Carmen and Church of San Antonio. Explore Frigiliana's surroundings by going to Mirador del Cementerio Redondo (in Sayalonga) and Velez-Malaga (Casa Cervantes, Church of San Juan Bautista, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Bentomiz, make a trip to Casita de Informacion y Fantasia, admire the local landmark of The Old Fountain, and stop by IlCalicedivino.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Frigiliana trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Valencia to Frigiliana with the Route module. When traveling from Valencia in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Frigiliana, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Frigiliana

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Casa Palacio de Las Duenas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Tobacco Factory and Capilla de San Jose. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, get a sense of history and politics at Ayuntamiento (City Hall), and examine the collection at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville road trip planner.

Getting from Frigiliana to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Seville are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, wander the streets of La Latina, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Madrid day trip planner.

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Madrid sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.