16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Barcelona
— 1 night
Fly
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Valencia
— 1 night
Drive
3
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ronda
Drive
6
Seville
— 3 nights
Train
7
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
8
Madrid
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Cellarer, then see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and finally make a trip to Placa d'Espanya.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Tunis, Tunisia to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or drive. While traveling from Tunis, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:

Valencia

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): shop like a local with Mercado Colon.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Valencia holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Valencia are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Granada

— 3 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, engage your brain at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), then stop by Sacromonte, then make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, and finally look for gifts at Munira Leather. On the next day, admire the striking features of Palace of Carlos V, don't miss a visit to Plaza Nueva, then make a trip to Paseo de los Tristes, and finally steep yourself in history at Monasterio Cartuja.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Granada road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Granada takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Granada are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): walk around Parque La Bateria (Battery Park), then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then walk around Parque de Malaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddist Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Malaga trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Malaga, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Don Bosco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda, and then do a tasting at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip planning website.

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

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.
On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Hospital de los Venerables, steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, take in the views from Puente de Isabel II (Puente de Triana), then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seville tour builder.

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

Cordoba

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba, then get a taste of local nightlife at Visual Axes, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Posada del Potro, don't miss a visit to Los Patios De San Basilio, contemplate the long history of Casa Andalusi, then appreciate the history behind Puerta del Puente, and finally don't miss a visit to Barrio de la Villa.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in April, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Segovia, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia. On your second day here, make a trip to Mirador del Valle, then snap pictures at San Martin Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Cibeles.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip site.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.