9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Seville
— 1 night
Drive
2
Marbella
— 1 night
Drive
3
Granada
— 1 night
Fly
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly

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Seville

— 1 night

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.
On the 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip builder site.

New York City, USA to Seville is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marbella.

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Marbella

— 1 night

Spanish Riviera

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.
On the 26th (Tue), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Marbella takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Marbella, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

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Granada

— 1 night

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 27th (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then contemplate the long history of Alhambra.

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You can drive from Marbella to Granada in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Marbella, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
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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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stop by Las Ramblas, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online travel planner.

Fly from Granada to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Granada in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

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Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid route builder tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.