8 days in Province of Barcelona & South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in Province of Barcelona & South of Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Province of Barcelona & South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Houston
Bus + Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Malaga
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Houston

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Fundacio Joan Miro. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and view the masterpieces at En construccio.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona attractions planner .

Houston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Barcelona is 7 hours. In March, Barcelona is a bit cooler than Houston - with highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Malaga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Malaga, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena ©
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planner .

Take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in March, Cordoba is slightly colder at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

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Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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