19 days in Spain Itinerary

19 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Seville
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
5
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Toledo
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona route maker website.

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Albayzin, thenadmire the striking features of Alhambra, and then get your game on at El Reino Escape Room.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Granada vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect little chillier with lows of 36°F in Granada. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 25th (Wed), snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, thentake some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, contemplate the long history of Casa Del Rey Moro, thenwander the streets of Old City, and finally explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ronda, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Seville are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana and Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. Change things up with a short trip to Iberfauna in Zuheros (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Roman Bridge, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, and get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seville in December since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Toledo.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, Iberfauna
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Iberfauna ©
Iberfauna
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toledo: Royal Palace of Aranjuez (in Aranjuez) and Parque Nacional de las Tablas de Daimiel (in Daimiel). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, wander the streets of Casco Historico de Toledo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Toledo day trip tool.

Getting from Cordoba to Toledo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Cordoba in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Toledo: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Parque Nacional de las Tablas de Daimiel
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Royal Palace of Aranjuez ©
Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Room Escape Games
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Prado National Museum and Parque del Retiro. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, test your problem-solving skills at EXIT Madrid, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid holiday planning tool.

Drive from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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

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