8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Seville
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): wander the streets of Las Ramblas, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Barcelona, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect nights in Barcelona to be little chillier, around 16°C, while days are cooler, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seville day trip tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

To find other places to visit, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

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Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 17th (Sun), walk around Parque del Retiro, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip builder .

Take a train from Cordoba to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in Madrid are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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