15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Ronda
— 3 nights
3
Nerja
— 2 nights
bus + train:  5​h
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, brush up on your military savvy at Torre del Oro, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seville day trip planner .

New York City, USA to Seville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Seville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 61°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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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
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, get great views at Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos, explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ronda trip planner .

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, then make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and finally stop by Nerja Book Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, then steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, and finally admire the local landmark of Fuente del Esparto.

Plan my day in Nerja using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Nerja is slightly colder than Ronda - with highs of 54°F and lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa
Fuente del Esparto ©
Fuente del Esparto

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and train from Nerja to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Madrid sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip site .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in January; daily highs in Barcelona reach 58°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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