11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 2 nights
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2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Seville
— 1 night
Drive
5
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
6
Granada
— 2 nights
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Barcelona — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary maker website.

Ottawa, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in September, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Ibiza Town.
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza — 1 night

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, and finally see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town road trip site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé & MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and admire the landmark architecture of Templo de Debod.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Madrid day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Ibiza Town in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.
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Seville — 1 night

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 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seville online vacation planner.

Fly from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.
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Ronda — 1 night

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, then see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Mondragon.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda holiday planning app.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Granada.
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Granada — 2 nights

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the striking features of Alhambra and then admire the natural beauty at Generalife. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas and then take a stroll through Albayzin.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Granada tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ronda to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daytime highs in Granada are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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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.
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