15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Seville
— 3 nights
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Santiago

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba (in Cordoba) and Ronda (Mirador de Aldehuela, El Tajo de Ronda, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza de España, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sevilla, and admire the striking features of Torre Giralda.

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Santiago, Chile to Seville is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Seville is 5 hours. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ronda, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa del Molino de Papel, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, and then make a trip to El Puente del Águila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then make a trip to Balcon de Europa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja online travel planner .

Drive from Seville to Nerja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Nerja sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa del Molino de Papel ©
Playa del Molino de Papel

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and finally steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Albayzin, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then contemplate the long history of Alhambra.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Granada sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, walk around Parc Guell, and pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Barcelona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then explore the galleries of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Madrid visit planning website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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