19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Zaragoza
— 1 night
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
4
Seville
— 2 nights
5
Malaga
— 2 nights
6
Granada
— 2 nights
7
Leon
— 1 night
8
Salamanca
— 2 nights
9
Madrid
— 3 nights

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barcelona Cathedral and Joan Miro Foundation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Newark, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Newark in April since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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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 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Palacio de la Aljaferia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, and then contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zaragoza trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Zaragoza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Zaragoza can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza ©
Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza

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Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, and then take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba route builder app.

Traveling by train from Zaragoza to Cordoba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Zaragoza in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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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 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and then contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in April, you will find days in Seville are little chillier (70°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Malaga.

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
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 19th (Mon), visit Marbella Old Town, then walk around Parque De La Paloma, then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and finally contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Cristo de la Salud Church, then examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Malaga holiday planning website.

Getting from Seville to Malaga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Malaga are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Marbella Old Town, Parque De La Paloma
Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

2
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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.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, then admire the striking features of Generalife, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and finally steep yourself in history at Monasterio Cartuja.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in April, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Leon.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the striking features of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, contemplate the long history of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Casa Botines Gaudi, then make a trip to Historic Center of Leon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Leon road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Leon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Granada in April; daily highs in Leon reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos ©
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

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Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Julian y Santa Basilisia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, steep yourself in history at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), ponder the world of politics at Universidad de Salamanca, then steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at La Purisima Church.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salamanca road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Leon to Salamanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Catedral de Segovia. Step off the beaten path and head to Alcazar of Segovia and Cathedral of Avila. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Avila to see The Walls of Avila about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and take an in-depth tour of Lope de Vega Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madrid online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Madrid, with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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