8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
4
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Granada attractions planner.

London, UK to Granada is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in February: highs in Granada hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
day
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 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seville day trip app.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in February, expect Seville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and then admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Cordoba to Madrid by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Kids will enjoy Playa de La Barceloneta and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. There's much more to do: stop by El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in February; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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