12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
2
Madrid
— 3 nights
3
Seville
— 2 nights
4
Ronda
— 1 night
5
Nerja
— 2 nights

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Spend the 12th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and walk around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Barcelona is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Barcelona at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
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, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, walk around Casa de Campo, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip tool.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
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Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
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 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Seville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
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 18th (Sat): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, thenexplore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, thentake in the views from Puente Nuevo, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Nature Wildlife
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. When in Nerja, make a side trip to see Alhambra in Granada, approximately Granada away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Alberquilla, don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, and explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja holiday planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Alhambra
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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