16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain Trip Planner

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Fly
1
Madrid
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Toledo
— 1 night
Fly
3
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Granada
— 1 night
Drive
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Train
6
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Seville
— 3 nights
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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.
Teatro Maravillas has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Catedral de Segovia and Church of San Jose. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Barrio de Salamanca. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Old City in Segovia, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, steep yourself in history at Casa de la Panaderia, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Madrid is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Madrid, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Madrid at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Toledo

— 1 night

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the exhibits of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta de Bisagra.

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You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Toledo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 14:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ciutat Vella and Playa de La Barceloneta. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Passeig de Gracia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Getting from Toledo to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Toledo in December, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:

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 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Palacio de Alcazar Genil, explore the world behind art at Monasterio de la Concepcion, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, then get engrossed in the history at Archive Saint John of God Museum, then see the interesting displays at Palacio de los Olvidados, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Max Moreau.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Granada when traveling from Barcelona in December, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, then walk around Parque de Malaga, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Malagueta, and finally contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

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Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Granada in December; daily highs in Malaga reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:

Cordoba

— 2 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Julio Romero de Torres, take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get engrossed in the history at Calahorra Tower.

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You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cordoba, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

Seville

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barrio Santa Cruz and Parque de Maria Luisa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Sevilla. Change things up with a short trip to Matalascanas in Almonte (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Casa de Pilatos, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, experience the excitement of Isla Magica, and explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in December, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Seville

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:

Spain travel guide

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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.