26 days in Spain Itinerary

26 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 5 nights
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
3
Seville
— 3 nights
4
Malaga
— 3 nights
5
Granada
— 3 nights
6
Valencia
— 3 nights
7
Barcelona
— 5 nights

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (San Martin Bridge, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque del Retiro, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Madrid at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Toledo
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Food Tours
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
On the 13th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenwander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thentake in the views from Roman Bridge, thenadmire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cordoba road trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

3
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, visit Barrio Santa Cruz, steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville road trip website.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Seville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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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
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Nerja (Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja & Balcony of Europe). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo de Malaga, see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and make a trip to Puerto de Málaga.

Start your trip to Malaga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Seville to Malaga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in January, you will find days in Malaga are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Nerja
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Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja ©
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja

3
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, make a trip to Paseo de los Tristes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Granada tour site.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, Granada is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, meet the residents at Oceanografic Valencia, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Valencia vacation maker app.

You can drive from Granada to Valencia in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in January, expect Valencia to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

5
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip website.

Fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Valencia in January: highs in Barcelona hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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