13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Halifax

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.
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, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip website .

Halifax, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Barcelona is 5 hours. Traveling from Halifax in May, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then wander the streets of Albayzin, and finally make a trip to La Ermita de San Miguel Alto.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Granada online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Granada, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Puente Nuevo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally take a stroll through Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Del Rey Moro, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, then identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally make a trip to Alameda Del Tajo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll through Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Puente de San Bernardo, admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Seville travel planning site .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

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

3
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 Plaza de Oriente, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip tool .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seville in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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