20 days in Spain Itinerary

20 days in Spain Itinerary

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20 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  4​h
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ronda
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes La Boqueria, PortAventura, The Magic Fountain, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, get outside with Mercado Gotico de Barcelona (Mercat Gotic de Barcelona), and look for gifts at Casa Gispert.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip planning tool .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dusseldorf in April, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago, then identify plant and animal life at Artestruz Mallorca, then grab your bike and head to Berganti Bikes, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver.

Plan a Palma de Mallorca trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Fundacio Cultural Coll Bardolet, Serra de Tramuntana, Berganti Bikes, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Artestruz Mallorca
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Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Artestruz Mallorca ©
Artestruz Mallorca

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcaiceria, Sacromonte and Royal Chapel of Granada. On the 12th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then take in the exciting artwork at Milenium Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, take an in-depth tour of Archive Saint John of God Museum, then take a stroll through Sacromonte, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Alcaiceria.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Granada road trip planning site .

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Fundación Cueva de Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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 14th (Tue), explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, then steep yourself in history at Casa Del Rey Moro, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ronda day trip site .

You can drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Casa del Flamenco, Parque de Maria Luisa, Royal Alcázar of Seville, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seville vacation tool .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Seville, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

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

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take in the views from Roman Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cordoba travel planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Puerta del Sol as well as Puerta de Alcala. Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plaza Mayor and Gran Via. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore by horseback at Horse Riding Madrid, immerse yourself in nature at la Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, and get out on two wheels at Beebiker.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid online trip planner .

Take a train from Cordoba to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Cordoba in April, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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

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