23 days in Spain Itinerary

23 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
— 3 nights
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
3
Seville
— 3 nights
4
Granada
— 3 nights
5
Malaga
— 3 nights
6
Valencia
— 1 night
7
Barcelona
— 6 nights

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Centro de Exposiciones Arte Canal will appeal to museum buffs. Barrio de Salamanca and The Walls of Avila are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Alcazar of Segovia (in Segovia) and Cathedral of Avila (in Avila). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, get a taste of the local shopping with Alcion Art Gallery, and view the masterpieces at La Casa Encendida.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid planner.

Sydney, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Madrid is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, things will get much colder in Madrid: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avila, Alcazar of Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and finally view the masterpieces at Sala el Potro.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Madrid in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Un Gato en Bicicleta and Ceramica Artistica Colon. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, take in the exciting artwork at Delimbo, and shop like a local with Corral del Arte.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville tour planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Chapel of Granada and Kitty Harri's Sculpture Garden. Discover out-of-the-way places like Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla and Nasrid Palaces. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Reez, admire the masterpieces at Milenium Gallery, shop like a local with Galeria Fotografica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Granada online attractions planner.

Drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, Granada is slightly colder than Seville - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Kitty Harri's Sculpture Garden
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
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Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces
Kitty Harri's Sculpture Garden ©
Kitty Harri's Sculpture Garden

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Castillo de Gibralfaro and Automobile and Fashion Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Mercado Central de Atarazanas and Mahatma Showroom. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Ronda (Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, Puente Nuevo, &more). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Gravura Taller de Grabado, shop like a local with Ifergan Collection, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Juan Bautista.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga road trip planning tool.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in February, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Shopping · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Ronda, Marbella Old Town
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Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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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 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de la Virgen, then admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Valencia day trip planning app.

You can fly from Malaga to Valencia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Do your shopping at La Boqueria and Base Elements Urban Art Gallery. The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, view the masterpieces at Begemot Art & Fashion Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and shop like a local with MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. You will leave for home on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 4:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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