12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
Fly:  19 h
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Ferry + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
2
Formentera
— 3 nights
+3
Taxi + Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
Seville
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: San Diego

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parc Guell and El Barri Gòtic. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

San Diego, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Barcelona is 9 hours. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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nights
Formentera

Formentera ©
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Visiting Playa de Ses Illetes and Playa de Llevant will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Ses Platgetes and Calo Des Mort. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Es Arenals and step off the mainland to explore S'Espalmador.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Formentera route maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Barcelona to Formentera in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Formentera can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Formentera

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa de Llevant ©
Playa de Llevant
Playa de Ses Illetes ©
Playa de Ses Illetes
Playa Ses Platgetes ©
Playa Ses Platgetes

1
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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 19th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España and then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Formentera to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: stroll around Parque del Retiro, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid visit site.

You can take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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