10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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10 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
3
Granada
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plaza mayor de Chinchon and Catedral de Segovia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcazar de Segovia and Prado National Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid travel planner .

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Madrid is 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Segovia, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon

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 15th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and finally take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seville, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Tobacco Factory ©
Royal Tobacco Factory

1
day
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.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and finally contemplate the long history of La Madraza.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Granada vacation planner.

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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.
Barri de Gracia and Vila Vella (Old Town) will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ciutat Vella and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach & Parish Church of Sant Roma). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Parc Guell, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip app .

Traveling by 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 October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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