18 days in Spain & Miami
18 days in Spain & MiamiNov 3 - Nov 20, 2016
Route & dates
18 days in Spain & Miami
Start: Miami, United States
Fly: 9 h 30 min
Madrid, Spain— 2 nights
Train: 1 h 45 min
Valencia, Spain— 2 nights
Fly: 2 h 45 min
Barcelona, Spain— 4 nights
Fly: 3 h 30 min
Seville, Spain— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 45 min
Granada, Spain— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly: 14 h 45 min
Miami, United States— 2 nights
End: Miami, United States
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Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Madrid is known for sightseeing, museums, gardens, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Prado, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo.
For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid travel guide.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Miami, USA to Madrid. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Miami in November, with highs in Madrid at 56°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.
Things to do in Madrid
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City of Mediterranean Light
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.On the 7th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, then admire the striking features of The Central Market of Valencia, then ponder the world of politics at Plaza Ayuntamiento, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Edificio de Correos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): meet the residents at Bioparc Valencia.
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Valencia travel guide.
Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, Valencia is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Barcelona.
Things to do in Valencia
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Jewel of the Mediterranean
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 sightseeing, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at La Barceloneta, appreciate the history behind Casa Batlló, and see the interesting displays at Picasso Museum.
To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona travel guide.
You can drive from Valencia to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Barcelona are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Seville.
Things to do in Barcelona
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City of Towers
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 sightseeing, gardens, nightlife, museums, and religious sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla), browse the exhibits of Torre del Oro, admire the masterpieces at Seville Museum of Fine Arts, and steep yourself in history at Plaza de Espana.
To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Seville travel guide.
You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Seville are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Granada.
Things to do in Seville
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Pearl of Spain
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.Granada is known for sightseeing, historic sites, nightlife, religious sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Guides - Day Tours, contemplate the long history of Generalife, and take a stroll through Albayzin.
For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Granada travel guide.
Getting from Seville to Granada by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seville in November; daily highs in Granada reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Miami.
Things to do in Granada
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Miami, United States
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.On the 19th (Sat), practice your aim at Lock & Load Miami: Machine Gun Experience & Range, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami travel guide.
Explore your travel options from Granada to Miami with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Granada to Miami. Traveling from Granada in November, things will get much hotter in Miami: highs are around 81°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Miami
Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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