16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Granada
— 1 night
Fly
5
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly

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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.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chandigarh in December, expect nights in Madrid to be colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

Seville

— 3 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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Plaza de España, and make a trip to Torre del Oro.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planning website.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in December, with highs in Seville at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, make a trip to Ronda, take a pleasant ride with Paddock Paradise Ronda, and explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ronda journey planner.

Drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

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 2nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra and then visit Albayzin.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Granada vacation planning site.

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Ronda in January, expect Granada to be little chillier, temps between 14°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Barcelona

— 5 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · 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.