15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona — 5 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.
Kids will enjoy Parc Guell and Camp Nou. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see PortAventura in Salou, approximately Salou away. Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, make a trip to Palau Guell, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. You'll set off for Seville on the 13th (Thu).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España and then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, then don't miss a visit to Casa de Salinas, then don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

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Getting from Barcelona to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 1 day

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

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Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in September, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 91°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Granada.
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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.
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You can take a train from Cordoba to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Granada: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ronda.
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Ronda — 2 nights

City of Dreams

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 17th (Mon): take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina, then take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, and then take in the views from Puente Nuevo. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Selwo Marina, stroll around Parque De La Paloma, and then go for a stroll along the water at Puerto Marina Benalmadena.

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Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Granada in September, Ronda is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Toledo.
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Toledo — 2 nights

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Palace of Aranjuez, kick back and relax at Playa del Alberche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then take in the views from San Martin Bridge, and finally make a trip to Puerta de Bisagra. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas, visit Casco Historico de Toledo, take an in-depth tour of Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, then explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, then see the interesting displays at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Greco.

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You can take a train from Ronda to Toledo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ronda in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Toledo, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.
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Spain travel guide

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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.