15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 3 nights
2
Seville
— 2 nights
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
4
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Your inner history buff will appreciate Plaza Mayor and Catedral Primada. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque del Retiro, shop like a local with Gran Via, stop by Bronze & Mora, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Madrid is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Madrid is 1 hour. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for much warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
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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 9th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take in the exciting artwork at Antiguedades el Museo, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): shop like a local with Sorolla Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seville online vacation planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Seville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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
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. Attractions like Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Playa de la Alberquilla make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Playa El Salon and Capistrano Playa. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, get advice or help at Nerja Book Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Playazo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nerja vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Seville to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Nerja sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Moli, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Cala Salada, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala S'Illot des Rencli, and then kick back and relax at Cala de Sant Vicent.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ibiza Town itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Nerja to Ibiza Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nerja in August: highs in Ibiza Town hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Cala Salada, Cala Comte, Cala de Sant Vicent, Cala S'Illot des Rencli
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa de La Barceloneta and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and view the masterpieces at Galeria La Lesia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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