12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Train
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Madrid
— 3 nights
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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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, stop by El Barri Gòtic, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Barcelona. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Granada online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

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 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, stroll around Alameda Del Tajo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, and finally don't miss a visit to Ronda. On your second day here, take in the views from Puente Nuevo, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and finally take in the views from Roman Bridge.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Ronda online tour planner.

Drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

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 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seville visit site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

Madrid

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip maker.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seville in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.