13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Seville
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Calgary

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Madrid tour planning website .

Calgary, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Madrid is 8 hours. Traveling from Calgary in January, expect nights in Madrid to be much warmer, around 2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the galleries of Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in January; daily highs in Seville reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

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

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, then do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, and finally head outdoors with Ronda Dressage. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Cortijo Los Aguilares, bet on your favorite at Ascari, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary builder app .

Take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Ronda are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Parks Wineries
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then take an unorthodox tour of El Reino Escape Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, then don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take a stroll through Albayzin.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Granada travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ronda in January; daily highs in Granada reach 14°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary app .

Fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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