20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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20 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Malaga
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Seville
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Reez and Milenium Gallery. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de la Alberquilla and Playa del Molino de Papel. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Granada, use our trip itinerary maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Granada is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. When traveling from Buenos Aires in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba and then kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Gravura, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Malaga travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in October, Malaga is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Nerja
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Playa Torrecilla ©
Playa Torrecilla

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral de Sevilla and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Museum-lovers will appreciate Scott Simpson Fine Art and Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronda (Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, Baños Arabes, & more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, see the interesting displays at Torre del Oro, shop like a local with Antiguedades el Museo, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Seville trip planner .

You can take a bus from Malaga to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Ronda
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado San Miguel and Diseno Propio. Artesania.. Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada for their historical value. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, shop like a local with Rio Creative Art Center, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey builder tool .

Getting from Seville to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seville in October; daily highs in Madrid reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
For shopping fun, head to La Boqueria or MACBA- Museo de Arte Moderno de Barcelona. You'll explore and learn at Casa Batllo and Museo Picasso. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Barceloneta Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday planning tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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