13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Train
2
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Valencia
— 1 night
Fly

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3
nights
Barcelona

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: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Barcelona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Helsinki, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Casa Batllo ©
Must see
Casa Batllo
4.6
Parc Guell ©
Must see
Parc Guell
4.1

3
nights
Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Catedral Primada & Casco Historico de Toledo). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 14°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

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Plaza Mayor ©
Historic Site
Plaza Mayor
3.9
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

2
nights
Seville

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.
On the 26th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip planning website.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in December, with highs in Seville at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Plaza de España ©
Historic Site
Plaza de España
4.8
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
World heritage site
Royal Alcázar of Seville
4.7
Catedral de Sevilla ©
World heritage site
Catedral de Sevilla
4.7

2
nights
Granada

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 28th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Albayzin, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally contemplate the long history of La Madraza.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in December: high temperatures in Granada hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Alhambra ©
Must see
Alhambra
4.7
Albayzin ©
World heritage site
Albayzin
4.7
El Reino Escape Room ©
Entertainment Center
El Reino Escape Room
4.9

1
night
Valencia

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Valencia attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Granada to Valencia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. When traveling from Granada in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Valencia: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.8

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