19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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19 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Valencia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Granada
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Bogota

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Church of Santo Tomé. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, & more), Plaza mayor de Chinchon (in Chinchon) and Avila (Cathedral of Avila, The Walls of Avila, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

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

Bogota, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bogota to Madrid. In April, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, Avila, Alcazar of Segovia, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

1
night
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Real monasterio de Santa Maria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Patacona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Valencia tour planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Valencia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de la Patacona
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Real monasterio de Santa Maria ©
Real monasterio de Santa Maria
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella. Visit El Barri Gòtic and Girona Cathedral (Catedral) for their historical value. There's much more to do: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Born, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and choose your vessel at Boat Rentals.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Valencia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Girona Cathedral (Catedral)
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

2
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through La Concha Beach, snap pictures at Bridge of Maria Cristina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Vicente, then wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and finally make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a leisurely stroll along Paseo Nuevo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro, then expand your understanding of the military at Castillo de la Mota, and finally take a stroll through La calle 31 de agosto.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planner .

Fly from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Iglesia de San Vicente ©
Iglesia de San Vicente
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

2
nights
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 19th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Palacio de la Diputacion, take in the views from Puente Pedro Arrupe, then get outside with Mount Arxanda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Playa de Azkorri, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Anton, and then pick up some local products at La Ribera Market.

Discover how to plan a Bilbao trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Palacio de la Diputacion ©
Palacio de la Diputacion
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
La Ribera Market ©
La Ribera Market

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena, and finally take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Bilbao to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

1
night
Granada

Granada ©
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 (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jerome Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Granada online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Granada when traveling from Seville in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja

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Madrid

Madrid ©
On the 25th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, then steep yourself in history at Museo Cerralbo, then take an in-depth tour of Naval Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Cerralbo ©
Museo Cerralbo
Naval Museum ©
Naval Museum

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