Route & dates
14 days in Spain Itinerary
Barcelona— 4 nights
train: 2h 30min
Madrid— 3 nights
train: 1h 45min
Cordoba— 1 night
train: 1h 15min
Malaga— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 30min
Granada— 2 nights
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.Las Ramblas has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Magic Fountain (Font Magica) make great kid-friendly stops. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see PortAventura World in Salou, approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Park Guell, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, browse the exhibits of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou.
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If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Madrid.
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Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Bring the kids along to Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and Plaza de Oriente. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, admire all the interesting features of Stadio Santiago Bernabeu, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.
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You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) 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.To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba online driving holiday planner .
Take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Cordoba hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Malaga.
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Capital of the Costa del Sol
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.Attractions like Playa El Salon and Selwo Marina make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Bioparc Fuengirola (in Fuengirola), Benalmadena Puerto Marina (in Benalmadena) and Nerja (Burriana Beach & Balcon de Europa). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Aqualand Torremolinos, contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba.
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Take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Malaga: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.
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Benalmadena, Nerja, Aqualand Torremolinos, Bioparc Fuengirola
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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.Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios. On the next day, take a stroll through Albayzin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and design of Escuela Delengua, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, and finally don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro.
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You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in August, plan for little chillier nights in Granada, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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