8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  11​h
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, then walk around Retiro Park, then stop by Chantilly Patisserie, and finally view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Madrid is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Madrid. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect nights in Madrid to be cooler, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), kick back and relax at Cala Comte, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Moli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Ibiza Town are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cala Comte
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte

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.
Family-friendly places like Parc Guell and Casa Mila - La Pedrera will thrill your kids. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Barceloneta Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip planning site .

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

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