17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Valencia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Alicante
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Madrid
— 10 nights
End: Madrid

2
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Colon, kick back and relax at Playa de la Patacona, and then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Xativa. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia and then get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Valencia attractions planning site.

Madrid to Valencia is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, things will get a bit warmer in Valencia: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Castell de Xativa, Playa de la Patacona
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Playa de la Patacona ©
Playa de la Patacona
Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

2
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Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): wander the streets of El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, then don't miss a visit to Placa del Castell, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Levante. On the next day, stroll through Las Salinas de Torrevieja, then browse the different shops at Zenia Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at La Mata Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alicante online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Alicante takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Alicante are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Alicante

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Benidorm, Torrevieja, Zenia Boulevard
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La Mata Beach ©
La Mata Beach
Placa del Castell ©
Placa del Castell
Zenia Boulevard ©
Zenia Boulevard

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 17th (Sat), make a trip to Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Delta del Llobregat. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Playa de Sitges, then look for gifts at Ernesto de Barcelona, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Alicante to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Alicante in February, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sitges, Delta del Llobregat
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
La Playa de Sitges ©
La Playa de Sitges
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alcazar of Segovia and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Venture out of the city with trips to Avila (Casco Historico de Avila, Capilla de Mosen Rubi, &more), Toledo (Plaza De Zocodover, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more) and Bodegas Tierras de Orgaz (in Manzaneque). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, look for gifts at Mujeres & Compania. LaLibreria, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via.

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Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, Madrid is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Toledo, Avila, Segovia, Bodegas Tierras de Orgaz, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion
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Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia