15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain tour itinerary planner

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Valencia
— 2 nights
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Madrid
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 6 nights
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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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, visit El Barri Gòtic, make a trip to Las Ramblas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning tool.

Aberdeen, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aberdeen to Barcelona. Traveling from Aberdeen in May, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 25°C and lows about 16°C. You will leave for Valencia on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

Valencia

— 2 nights

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 11th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral and then get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Valencia vacation maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you will find days in Valencia are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Madrid

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip app.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Seville

— 6 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Jerez De La Frontera (Feria del Caballo & Church of San Dionisio), Cordoba (Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, &more) and Ronda (Museo Lara, Puente Nuevo, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Santa Marta, make a trip to Torre del Oro, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seville online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in May since evenings lows in Seville dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 22:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.