10 days in Spain Itinerary

10 days in Spain Itinerary

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10 days in Spain Itinerary

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

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Church of Santo Tomé. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Museo de Santa Cruz in Toledo--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

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San Francisco, USA to Madrid is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Madrid, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 59°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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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.
On the 26th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, 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. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Seville at 66°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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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 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, take a stroll through Albayzin, and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, steep yourself in history at Generalife, then explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Granada visit website .

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in November, Granada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), walk around Parc Guell, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 49°F in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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