15 days in Andalucia, Toledo & Madrid Itinerary

15 days in Andalucia, Toledo & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Train:  2 h 45 min
1
Seville
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Granada
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Cordoba
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Toledo
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Madrid
— 1 night
End: Madrid

3
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.
Visit Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de Sevilla and Barrio Santa Cruz. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and don't miss a visit to Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary builder app.

Madrid to Seville is an approximately 3- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in January; daily highs in Seville reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

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

4
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de la Alberquilla and Playa del Molino de Papel. Popular historic sites such as Alhambra and Mirador de San Nicolas are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: visit Albayzin, make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and steep yourself in history at Dar al-Horra.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Granada tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Seville to Granada by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seville in January since evenings lows in Granada dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

4
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Castillo de Almodovar. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, and snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cordoba visit planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Puerta de Bisagra. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, stop by Casco Historico de Toledo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Toledo trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Cordoba in January, you will find days in Toledo are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Tue), wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Gran Via ©
Gran Via
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca

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