12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Ronda
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and Gran Via. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, view the masterpieces at Canal Art Exhibition Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with La Fresh Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid holiday maker .

Cairo, Egypt to Madrid is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in January, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 28th (Mon), indulge your taste buds at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, then view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art, then wander the streets of Old City, and finally examine the collection at Museo Lara.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Ronda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (18°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

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Old City ©
Old City
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Museo Lara ©
Museo Lara

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 29th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then stop by Malanga - Hecho a Mano, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Un Gato en Bicicleta, take in the exciting artwork at Delimbo, and then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Casa Batllo and Museo Picasso. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, take in the exciting artwork at MACBA- Museo de Arte Moderno de Barcelona, look for gifts at En construccio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

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Fly from Seville to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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