5 days in Spain Itinerary

5 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Barcelona
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 17th (Fri), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, then appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Orlando, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Orlando to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Barcelona to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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 19th (Sun): walk around Retiro Park, then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid route planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

Similar Plans

9 days in Spain BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM ROMANIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Spain BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Spain BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Spain & Lisbon BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Spain & Lisbon BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans