13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Islamabad
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Granada
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Islamabad

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do your shopping at Mercado San Miguel and Barrio de Salamanca. Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Aldea del Fresno to see Playa del Alberche about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid and look for all kinds of wild species at Safari de Madrid.

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Islamabad, Pakistan to Madrid is an approximately 18- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Islamabad in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Playa del Alberche
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
nights
Cordoba

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, then hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria, then stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Roman Bridge, make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, and finally admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

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Traveling by train from Madrid to Cordoba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

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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): browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then wander the streets of Triana, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then visit Barrio Santa Cruz.

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You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in August: highs in Seville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

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Getting from Seville to Granada by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Granada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parc Guell and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Getting from Granada to Barcelona by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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