9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 1 night
3
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona travel planning tool .

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in November, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a stroll through Albayzin and then admire the striking features of Alhambra.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Granada road trip planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Granada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 42°F in Granada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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 28th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then make a trip to Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder site .

Getting from Granada to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in November, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

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

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 30th (Sat), walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip builder tool .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seville in November; daily highs in Madrid reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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