15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
2
Granada
— 2 nights
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
4
Seville
— 3 nights
5
Salamanca
— 1 night
6
Madrid
— 4 nights

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 historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and enjoy some diversion at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): wander the streets of Albayzin, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally steep yourself in history at La Madraza.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Granada holiday builder website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Granada, with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions

2
nights
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 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ronda, do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alameda Del Tajo, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with TopBuggy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, take in the views from Roman Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Mondragon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, then examine the collection at Museo Lara, and finally explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in December, Ronda is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Palacio de Mondragon ©
Palacio de Mondragon
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Seville tour planner.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Convento de las Duenas, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban), then pause for some serene contemplation at Ieronimus, then steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de la Sta. Vera Cruz.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salamanca trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Seville to Salamanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In December, Salamanca is a bit cooler than Seville - with highs of 11°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
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Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Templo de Debod will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Estación de Ferrocarril de Aranjuez, Catedral Primada, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salamanca in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Madrid, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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