15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
4
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid road trip planning app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in October, with highs in Madrid at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about all things military at Torre del Oro, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seville online tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, and finally head outdoors with Ronda Dressage.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Wineries Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Wine Tours & Tastings
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, and then kick back and relax at Playa del Molino de Papel. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon.

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

Getting from Ronda to Nerja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa del Molino de Papel ©
Playa del Molino de Papel

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then wander the streets of Albayzin. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then contemplate the long history of Generalife, then explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Granada day trip tool .

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Granada sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner .

Getting from Granada to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in November since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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