Route & dates
Barcelona— 5 nights
Fly: 3 h 30 min
Seville— 2 nights
Train: 1 h
Cordoba— 1 day
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Granada— 2 nights
Bus: 4 h 30 min
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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.You've added Parc Guell, Ciutadella Park, Barcelona Zoo, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Salou to see PortAventura about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, take in the waterfront at Port Vell, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.
For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. You'll set off for Seville on the 23rd (Wed).
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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.On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Plaza de España and then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, make a trip to Casa de Salinas, thenadmire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seville trip planner.
Fly from Barcelona to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.
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Pearl of Muslim Spain
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.You've added Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, Historic Centre of Cordoba, Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, thensteep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.
To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba online tour planner.
Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Granada.
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Pearl of Spain
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 as well as Albayzin.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Granada trip maker website.
Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cordoba in August: highs in Granada hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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