10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly

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Granada — 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

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 26th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Generalife and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then visit Albayzin.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip site.

Ottawa, Canada to Granada is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Granada is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in September, with highs in Granada at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Seville.
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Seville — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): visit Barrio Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and then explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seville route planning app.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid — 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 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, then walk around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Madrid sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Parc de Montjuic. Popular historic sites such as Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
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.
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