9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Ronda
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Get some cultural insight at El Barri Gòtic and Casa Batllo. Head to La Boqueria and Base Elements Urban Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the exciting artwork at MACBA- Museo de Arte Moderno de Barcelona, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, and shop like a local with Galeria La Lesia.

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New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In October in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

2
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 16th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, and finally view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, look for gifts at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip planner .

Take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seville.

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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Scott Simpson Fine Art ©
Scott Simpson Fine Art

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 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and finally take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España.

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Seville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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

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