32 days in Spain Itinerary

32 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Ronda
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Granada
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Chicago

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and get your game on at EXIT Madrid.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid vacation maker app.

Chicago, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Madrid is 7 hours. In March, Madrid is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

5
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, visit Barrio Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and head outdoors with Paseo Alcalde Marques del Contadero.

Plan trip to Seville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in April, Seville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, walk around Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, go for a walk through Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda tour itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

4
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings & La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen, have some family-friendly fun at BrainQuest, take a spin around town with Bikestardo, and get outside with Experience Box Spain.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marbella trip maker website.

Getting from Ronda to Marbella by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Eco Reserva Ojen, ToroTrail, Ride Andalucia
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga ©
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Museo de Velez (in Velez-Malaga), Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares) and Rincon de la Victoria (Anoreta Golf Club & Ruta del Sol y del Aguacate). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Capistrano Playa, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, and Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nerja trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in April, Nerja is slightly colder at night with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Rincon de la Victoria, Ruta de la Pasa, Mirador del Cementerio Redondo
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

4
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, take a memorable drive along TrikeTours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Natural Sierra de Huetor, and take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta del Rey Chico.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada day trip planning website.

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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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