22 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain tour planner
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Fly
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Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Seville
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Madrid
— 5 nights
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Barcelona — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Doha, Qatar to Barcelona is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Doha to Barcelona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Barcelona to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Granada.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
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Granada — 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Rute (Museo del Anis, Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Granada itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Granada by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Barcelona in December, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.
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Nerja — 3 nights

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa, and make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nerja are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Ronda.
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Ronda — 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and don't miss a visit to Ronda.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ronda vacation builder app.

Getting from Nerja to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nerja in December: high temperatures in Ronda hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seville.
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Seville — 3 nights

City of Towers

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Seville are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

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, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Madrid is a bit cooler than Seville - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
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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