19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain route planner

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Palma de Mallorca
— 4 nights
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Valencia
— 2 nights
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Seville
— 3 nights
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Madrid
— 4 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

Chicago, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Barcelona, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours

Palma de Mallorca

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo) and Platja d'es Trenc (in Campos). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, take an in-depth tour of Palau de l'Almudaina, and surround yourself with nature on Mallorca Urban Adventures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca planning tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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 11th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda, then steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia and then get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia itinerary builder.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Valencia sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seville side-trips: Ronda (Museo Lara & Puente Nuevo). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip planning app.

You can fly from Valencia to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

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.