8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain travel route planner
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Madrid
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Seville
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Elche
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Barcelona
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Madrid — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary builder.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Madrid is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Madrid is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Jeddah, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly to Seville.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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Seville — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Elche.
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Historic Sites
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Elche — 1 night

Elche, or Elx, is a town located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. On the 8th (Mon), savor the flavors at Bodegas Faelo, don't miss a visit to Misteri D'Elx, and then head outdoors with Parque Municipal.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Elche trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Seville to Elche in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Elche sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
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Barcelona — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, don't miss a visit to The Magic Fountain, then wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo.

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Traveling by flight from Elche to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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Spain travel guide

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A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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