9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 1st (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Madrid. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, expect Madrid to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

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Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in February; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Metropol Parasol, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seville online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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