8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Toledo
— 1 day
Train:  3 h
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Seville
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Madrid is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Madrid is minus 1 hour. In December, Madrid is a bit cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Toledo.

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
day
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, thenmake a trip to Catedral Primada, and finally make a trip to Mirador del Valle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Toledo vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Toledo

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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle

2
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.
On the 7th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra and then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba day trip tool.

You can take a train from Toledo to Cordoba in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Toledo in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Seville.

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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

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 8th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Seville travel site.

Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cordoba in December since evenings lows in Seville dip to 8°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.

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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol) ©
Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol)
Torre Giralda ©
Torre Giralda

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): wander the streets of Gran Via and then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in December, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 14°C and lows about 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for home.

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Gran Via ©
Gran Via
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla

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