17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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17 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Marbella
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Madrid
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Miami

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 19th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary planner.

Miami, USA to Seville is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in September; daily highs in Seville reach 83°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Alcazaba (in Malaga), Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Puente Nuevo (in Ronda). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, snap pictures at Puente Cristo del Amor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, and head outdoors with Beach Fit Marbella.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella route maker tool .

You can drive from Seville to Marbella in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Marbella sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Puerto Marina Benalmadena, Puente Nuevo, Alcazaba
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Puerto Banus Marina ©
Puerto Banus Marina
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena

6
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Custodia de Arfe & Catedral Primada) and Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip builder tool .

Getting from Marbella to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Marbella in September, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Acueduct of Segovia
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

4
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 striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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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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