9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
1
Madrid
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Granada
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
End: Madrid

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 1st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parque del Retiro, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Madrid. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Seville driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in May, Seville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, contemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally don't miss a visit to Ronda.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary site.

Traveling by bus from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Mirador de Aldehuela ©
Mirador de Aldehuela

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada online travel route planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Generalife ©
Generalife
Alhambra ©
Alhambra

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip 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. Traveling from Granada in May, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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