8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and visit Las Ramblas.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip website.

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, thenmake a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

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Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, thendon't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, thensteep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). On the next day, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

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

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