15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16 h
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Granada
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Alcazar of Segovia and Naval Museum. Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to San Martin Bridge (in Toledo), Segovia (Real Casa de la Moneda & Casa fuerte de las Cadenas) and Ermita de la Virgen de las Vegas (in Requijada). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, don't miss a visit to Kilometro Cero, examine the collection at Lope de Vega Museum, and admire the striking features of Templo de Debod.

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

Vancouver, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In August, Madrid is somewhat warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Segovia, Toledo, Ermita de la Virgen de las Vegas
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas ©
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

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 Basilica de la Macarena for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Barrio Santa Cruz and La Cartuja de Cazalla. Step out of Seville with an excursion to Playa de San Nicolas in San Nicolas del Puerto--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Carruajes, and don't miss a visit to Pabellon Real.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Seville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Cartuja de Cazalla, Playa de San Nicolas
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) and Sinagoga del Agua. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alhambra and Basilica de San Juan de Dios. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Jaén Cathedral (in Jaen), Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena) and Malaga (Museo del Vino-Málaga, Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jerome Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Ildefonso, and get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena, Jaén Cathedral, Sinagoga del Agua
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Vila Vella (Old Town). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Circ Roma and Ca La Garsa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and Playa Llarga (in Cubelles). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, wander the streets of Barri de Gracia, take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, and explore the world behind art at Joan Miro Foundation.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tarragona, Fenals Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Playa Llarga
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

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