8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Toledo
— 1 day
train:  3​h
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Seville
— 1 night
train:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Madrid is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in December; daily highs in Madrid reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train 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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, then don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, and finally make a trip to Mirador del Valle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Toledo trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Toledo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: 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.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba trip itinerary app .

You can take a train from Toledo to Cordoba in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toledo in December, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

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.
On the 8th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

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Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seville, with lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Madrid.

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Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Metropol Parasol ©
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 make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary builder app .

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seville in December, with highs in Madrid at 14°C and lows at 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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

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