9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:
3​h 30​min
Seville
— 2 nights
train:
1​h
Cordoba
— Few hours
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Granada
— 2 nights
bus:
4​h 30​min
Madrid

3
days
Barcelona

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You've added La Barceloneta, Park Güell, L’Aquarium de Barcelona, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of La Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Amatller, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder.

If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major airports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Seville.

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Camp Nou
La Sagrada Familia
Park Güell

2
days
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 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, then make a trip to Casa de Salinas, and then admire the striking features of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla). On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, browse the exhibits of Torre del Oro, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de Espana, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seville tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

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Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de Espana
Seville Cathedral

1
day
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Historic Centre of Cordoba, Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba tour planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seville in August: highs in Cordoba hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Granada.

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Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Generalife, Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Albayzin. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then engage your brain at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, and finally stroll through Generalife.

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

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in August, you will find days in Granada are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Granada

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Fundación Cueva de Nerja
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Albayzin
Alhambra

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