9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Madrid
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Seville
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Plaza Mayor and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

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

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in October: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
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 10th (Tue), admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 11th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and then take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda road trip website.

Traveling by bus from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Nature Wildlife
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

2
nights
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 12th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, and then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Granada trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parc Guell and El Barri Gòtic. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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