9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planning tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Madrid is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Madrid. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 12°C and lows are around 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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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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