12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel route builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Centro de Exposiciones Arte Canal will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Centerfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, browse the different shops at ABC Serrano, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and wander the streets of Gran Via.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid online vacation maker .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Madrid is 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in February: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Base Elements Urban Art Gallery. En construccio and Galeria La Lesia will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to Cala Futadera in Tossa de Mar--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take a stroll around CaixaForum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip planner .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cala Futadera
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally make a trip to Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and then stop by Zaguan 24.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seville day trip planning site .

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, look for gifts at Compania de la Galleta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, and finally stroll through Las Canteras Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Puerto Rico, and finally stroll through Playa De Las Burras.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas route planner.

Getting from Seville to Maspalomas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Maspalomas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in February; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Compania de la Galleta, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Playa Puerto Rico
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

Similar Plans

15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Spain BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM HONG KONG April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
See more plans