23 days in Spain Itinerary

23 days in Spain Itinerary

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23 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Bring the kids along to Retiro Park and Royal Palace of Madrid. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Isla Magica. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville travel route planning app .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Seville, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
When in Ronda, make a side trip to see Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres in Estepona, approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip planner .

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Ronda sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

4
nights
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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Playa de la Alberquilla and Burriana Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa El Salon, don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo.

Planning Nerja trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Ronda, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nerja, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Sierra & Sol.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Granada, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Sierra & Sol ©
Sierra & Sol

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Magic Fountain (Font Magica). Step out of Barcelona to go to Salou and see PortAventura, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 20th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona route builder tool .

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

PortAventura
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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