32 days in Spain Itinerary

32 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Ronda
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Granada
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Chicago

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Casa de Campo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid vacation maker app.

Chicago, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Madrid is 7 hours. In March, Madrid is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

5
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville online day trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in April, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

4
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, go for a walk through Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos, admire the natural beauty at Jardin De Forestier, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip builder site.

Take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in April, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

4
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings & La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, have some family-friendly fun at BrainQuest, and head outdoors with Beach Fit Marbella.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marbella trip planner.

Getting from Ronda to Marbella by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daytime highs in Marbella are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Eco Reserva Ojen, Ride Andalucia, ToroTrail
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Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga ©
La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre

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nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Rincon de la Victoria (Anoreta Golf Club & Ruta del Sol y del Aguacate), Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares) and Museo de Velez (in Velez-Malaga). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, walk around Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja, enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nerja online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in April, Nerja is little chillier at night with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rincon de la Victoria, Velez-Malaga, Mirador del Cementerio Redondo, Ruta de la Pasa
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Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

4
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, get outside with Sierra & Sol, wander the streets of Albayzin, and take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta del Rey Chico.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada day trip planning website.

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Sierra & Sol ©
Sierra & Sol

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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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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