13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning website .

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally identify plant and animal life at Paddock Paradise Ronda. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Ronda Dressage, then take in the views from Puente Nuevo, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Cuenca.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda holiday builder app .

You can take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

3
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, parks, nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza de España, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and admire the striking features of Torre del Oro.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville holiday builder app .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks 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

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