17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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17 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12 h
1
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ronda
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Seville
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo), Experience Box Spain (in Marbella) and Nerja (Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, DEGUSTA ANDALUCIA, &more). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, and test your problem-solving skills at La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Malaga is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Malaga, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, you will find days in Malaga are little chillier (23°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nerja, Adventure Rider Centre, Experience Box Spain
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Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga ©
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador Paseo Blas Infante.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda day trip site .

Getting from Malaga to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

3
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and pause for some photo ops at San Ferdinando monument.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip site .

You can take a bus from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seville in March, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Parks
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and get your game on at Enigmik Escape Room.

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 9°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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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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