15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Madrid, Train to Seville
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Seville
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
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Elche
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly

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Seville

— 1 night

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 16th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and then admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville visit planner.

Quito, Ecuador to Seville is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Quito to Seville is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Quito in August; daily highs in Seville reach 38°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and make a trip to Roman Bridge.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Ronda route planner.

Drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, and explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nerja road trip app.

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nerja are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Elche.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Elche

— 1 night
Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. On the 24th (Tue), savor the flavors at Bodegas Faelo, then don't miss a visit to Misteri D'Elx, and then get outside with Parque Municipal.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Elche vacation builder.

You can drive from Nerja to Elche in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Nerja in August, expect nights in Elche to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Elche

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours
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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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Elche to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · 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.