12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain visit planner

Make it your trip
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Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
Fly
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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Barcelona

— 2 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

Jackson, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Jackson in March, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Granada

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

Plan trip to Granada with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, expect little chillier with lows of 41°F in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:

Ronda

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Old City, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and then explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda tour site.

Drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Granada in March; daily highs in Ronda reach 68°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

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 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, then stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Seville holiday maker.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in March, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Madrid

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seville in March; daily highs in Madrid reach 59°F and lows reach 41°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Churches · 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.