16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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Drive
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Valencia
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Murcia
— 1 night
Drive
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Slovenska Bistrica

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Barcelona — 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Popular historic sites such as Las Ramblas and Montjuic Castle are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, learn and have fun at The Paella Club, and examine the collection at Museu Maritim de Barcelona.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenia to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour car ride. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Slovenska Bistrica in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 66°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Valencia.
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Valencia — 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Central Market of Valencia, admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda, then meet the residents at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanografic Valencia.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia online road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Murcia.
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Murcia — 1 night

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de San Juan de Dios, see the interesting displays at Museo De La Catedral Cabildo De Murcia, get a sense of history and politics at Ayuntamiento de Murcia, then contemplate the long history of Episcopal Palace of Murcia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral de Santa Maria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari y Santa Catalina.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Murcia road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Murcia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Granada.
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Granada — 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Generalife, then go for a walk through Cuesta del Rey Chico, then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, contemplate the long history of La Madraza, make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja, then wander the streets of Albayzin, and finally soak away your stress at local Arab baths.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Murcia to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Granada are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Malaga.
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Malaga — 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, then pause for some photo ops at La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, and finally make a trip to El Puente del Águila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, then steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de La Malagueta.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Malaga road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Granada in July: highs in Malaga hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seville.
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Seville — 2 nights

City of Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seville trip planner.

Getting from Malaga to Seville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parque del Retiro and Prado National Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.
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Spain travel guide

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A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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