8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
La Pineda
— 1 night
Train:  4​h 15​min
3
Madrid
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
4
Ronda
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
5
Seville
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): have fun at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona travel itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Barcelona is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in Barcelona reach 33°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to La Pineda.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
night
La Pineda

La Pineda ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de la Pineda and then make a splash at Aquopolis Costa Dorada.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our La Pineda online trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Barcelona to La Pineda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in La Pineda sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in La Pineda

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Aquopolis Costa Dorada ©
Aquopolis Costa Dorada
Playa de la Pineda ©
Playa de la Pineda

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, stroll around Casa de Campo, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid online attractions planner .

You can take a train from La Pineda to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from La Pineda, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Casa de Campo ©
Casa de Campo

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ronda trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Parks Wildlife
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seville visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in August: highs in Seville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

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

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