11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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11 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Seville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Nerja
— 3 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  6​h
3
Barcelona
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Boston

1
night
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 14th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then explore the world behind art at Las Duenas, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Seville trip website .

Boston, USA to Seville is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in June: highs in Seville hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Las Duenas ©
Las Duenas

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Bodegas Bentomiz and Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Río Chíllar. Take a break from Nerja with a short trip to Chocolate Abuela ili in Pampaneira, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja planner .

Drive from Seville to Nerja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seville in June since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Pampaneira, Bodegas Bentomiz
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

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 19th (Fri), walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nerja to Barcelona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Nerja in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Do your shopping at Cava Baja Gallery and Barrio de Salamanca. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Avila (Cathedral of Avila & The Walls of Avila) and Segovia (Alcazar de Segovia & Catedral de Segovia). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Rio Creative Art Center and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: highs in Madrid hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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