9 days in Spain & London Itinerary

9 days in Spain & London Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 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 (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then make a trip to Puerta del Sol. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Madrid is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in April: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 67°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Ronda, Spain

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Ronda, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Madrid in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Seville, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Seville online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Seville, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London visit planner.

Fly from Barcelona to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in April, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.