18 days in Spain Itinerary

18 days in Spain Itinerary

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18 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Cairo

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.
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, examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

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Cairo, Egypt to Barcelona is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in November, things will get a bit cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Balcon de Europa, & more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, stop by Munira, and steep yourself in history at Generalife.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Granada online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, Granada is little chillier at night with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

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nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, tour in harmony with nature at Paddock Paradise Ronda, and contemplate the long history of Puente Viejo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip planner .

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, Ronda is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

3
nights
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 parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get great views at Catedral de Sevilla, and wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville day trip tool .

Getting from Ronda to Seville by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip builder tool .

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seville in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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