15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Madrid
— 3 nights
Train
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Prado National Museum and Parque del Retiro. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Madrid is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in September, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

Granada

— 1 night

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 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then steep yourself in history at Royal Chapel of Granada, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Granada online itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Granada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 9th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, make a trip to El Puente del Águila, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Río Chíllar, then steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, then kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nerja tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Seville

— 2 nights

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 11th (Sat), take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, make a trip to Torre del Oro, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seville holiday maker app.

Drive from Nerja to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sa Talaia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ibiza Town trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Ibiza Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Barcelona

— 3 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.
Attractions like Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route tool.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.