9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
3
Madrid
— 3 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, catch a live event at Camp Nou, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Barcelona is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Barcelona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, things will get much colder in Barcelona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, thenstop by Tresor Noir, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas road trip tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Maspalomas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in March; daily highs in Maspalomas reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Tresor Noir, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid online vacation maker.

Fly from Maspalomas to Madrid in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Maspalomas to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Maspalomas in March; daily highs in Madrid reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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