9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Madrid
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h 15 min
3
Valencia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head outdoors with Rutas Pangea, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid vacation builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Toronto to Madrid, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then visit Old City, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda route maker site.

Getting from Madrid to Ronda by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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 (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Central Market of Valencia, admire the landmark architecture of La Lonja de la Seda, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valencia day trip app.

You can take a train from Ronda to Valencia in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Valencia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ballooning, Vesping and The Magic Fountain. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo and stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip builder.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in October, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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