15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
2
Valencia
— 3 nights
3
Toledo
— 2 nights
4
Madrid
— 4 nights

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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to La Boqueria and Galeria La Lesiafor some retail therapy. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Peratallada (in Peratallada), Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol) (in Pubol) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barri de Gracia, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Barcelona. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in October, with highs in Barcelona at 73°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Peratallada, Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol), Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Peratallada ©
Peratallada
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
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 16th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castell de Xativa, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then take a stroll through Casco Antiguo, and finally see the interesting displays at El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Promenade of Calpe, take an in-depth tour of Centre Arqueològic de l'Almoina, then get a taste of the local shopping with Botique Museo Lladro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and finally hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Valencia itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. October in Valencia sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. You'll set off for Toledo on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Castell de Xativa, Promenade of Calpe
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Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats ©
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

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 18th (Fri): make a trip to Catedral Primada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Roman Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Puerta del Sol, look for gifts at Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Toledo road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Toledo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Valencia in October, expect Toledo to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Barrancas de Burujon, Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Prado, Castillo de Oropesa
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Alcazar of Segovia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Walls of Avila and Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: The Four Posts (in Avila), Plaza mayor de Chinchon (in Chinchon) and Catedral de Segovia (in Segovia). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de los Huertos, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Siguenza, Segovia, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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