11 days in Spain Itinerary

11 days in Spain Itinerary

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11 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Casa Batllo and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Bring the kids along to Parc Guell and Magic Fountain (Font Magica). Step out of Barcelona to go to Tossa de Mar and see Vila Vella (Old Town), which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona visit site .

Phoenix, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Phoenix to Barcelona. When traveling from Phoenix in July, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then stroll through Platja de ses Salines, and finally have fun at Kentucky Derby.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town journey planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kentucky Derby
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Ibiza Cathedral ©
Ibiza Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla, then catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ibiza Town in July, you will find days in Seville are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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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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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Kids will appreciate attractions like Retiro Park and Casa de Campo. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Seville to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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