13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nerja
— 1 night
4
Ronda
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Seville
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Shanghai

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: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip site .

Shanghai, China to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In November in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
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 28th (Thu), wander the streets of Albayzin, then go for a walk through Cuesta del Rey Chico, and then steep yourself in history at Alhambra.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Granada, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, then don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nerja online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Nerja, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature
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Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

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 30th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Paddock Paradise Ronda. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Ronda Dressage, take in the views from Puente Nuevo, and then get great views at Mirador Paseo Blas Infante.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ronda tour planner.

Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nerja in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Parks Wineries
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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 2nd (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary website .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Seville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

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

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and get your game on at EXIT Madrid.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip tool .

You can take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in December, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around 14°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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