16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Valencia
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
5
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Do your shopping at Diagonal Mar Centro Comercial and Papabubble. Next up on the itinerary: pick up some local products at Mercat Santa Caterina, look for gifts at La Manual Alpargatera, browse the different shops at Maremagnum, and contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Berlin, Germany to Barcelona is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
Diagonal Mar Centro Comercial ©
Diagonal Mar Centro Comercial
Mercat Santa Caterina ©
Mercat Santa Caterina

1
night
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at La Granja Royal, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado de Santa Catalina, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Porto Pi Centro Comercial.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip maker tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Shopping
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Porto Pi Centro Comercial ©
Porto Pi Centro Comercial
Mercado de Santa Catalina ©
Mercado de Santa Catalina

2
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Colon, look for gifts at Rana Books, then buy something for everyone on your list at El Saler Centro Comercial, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercat de Russafa. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, then stop by Madame Bugalu, then stop by London Fashion, and finally admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Valencia trip builder site.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

London Fashion
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Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Mercado Colon ©
Mercado Colon
Mercat de Russafa ©
Mercat de Russafa

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do your shopping at Museo del Jamon and Ekseption. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Plenilunio, stop by San Miguel Artesania, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Macchinine.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Malaga.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping
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Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
Museo del Jamon ©
Museo del Jamon
Ekseption ©
Ekseption

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mercado Central de Atarazanas and La Calle Larios. Head to Fuengirola Street Market and The Smile Bankfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Paseo Maritimo (in Marbella), Vom Fass Fuengirola (in Fuengirola) and Mijas Magic (in Mijas). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, look for gifts at Bokeron, hunt for treasures at Mercadillos Balneario, and buy something for everyone on your list at Muelle Uno.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Malaga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for slightly colder days in Malaga, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fuengirola, Paseo Maritimo, Mijas Magic
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Mercado Central de Atarazanas ©
Mercado Central de Atarazanas
Fuengirola Street Market ©
Fuengirola Street Market
La Casa del Cardenal ©
La Casa del Cardenal

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Mon), look for gifts at La Lirio Gastroway, then raise your glass at La Qarmita - Bookshop, Coffee & Events, then stop by Munira, and finally hunt for treasures at Alcaiceria.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Granada route planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in July: highs in Granada hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Shopping Nightlife
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Munira ©
Munira
Alcaiceria ©
Alcaiceria
La Lirio Gastroway ©
La Lirio Gastroway

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.
On the 14th (Tue), stop by Malanga - Hecho a Mano, stop by LaExtraVagante, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Triana, then look for gifts at Ceramica Triana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

For photos and other tourist information, read Seville road trip site.

Drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Seville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Mercado de Triana ©
Mercado de Triana
Ceramica Triana ©
Ceramica Triana

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