8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 2 nights
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 1 night
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Barcelona

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Batllo and Las Ramblas. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona holiday planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Barcelona is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in January, you will find days in Barcelona are much warmer (17°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria

— 3 nights

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Visit Las Canteras Beach and Playa de Amadores for some beach relaxation. Head to Calle Triana and Tresor Noirfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Playa de Maspalomas (in Maspalomas), Agaete (Playa de Faneroque & Buceo Agaete) and Playa de Mogan (in Puerto de Mogan). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Walk In Gran Canaria - Day Tour, explore the striking landscape of Los Tilos de Moya, kick back and relax at Playa del Confital, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Aldea.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Seville

— 1 night

City of Towers

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 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seville tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in January, expect Seville to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Madrid

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then take a stroll through Gran Via, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid tour itinerary app.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in January, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.