7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

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1
Nerja
— 1 night
2
Madrid
— 1 night
3
Barcelona
— 3 nights

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, then explore the activities along Río Chíllar, then Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally stroll through Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, appreciate the history behind La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip itinerary planner.

Adana, Turkey to Nerja is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nerja when traveling from Adana in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid journey planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Madrid are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then walk around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona attractions planning tool.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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