12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 2 nights
2
Toledo
— 1 day
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
4
Zaragoza
— 1 night
5
Barcelona
— 5 nights

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica de San Miguel. On the 25th (Wed), wander the streets of Gran Via, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, and then appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Plaza de Espana Madrid, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Sabatini, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza de la Villa, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online route maker.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In December, daytime highs in Madrid are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

1
day
Toledo

Toledo
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Toledo travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Madrid on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Tours Nightlife
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nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
You've added El Rastro, Parque del Retiro, El Corte Ingles, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see where the action happens at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, browse the range of quality goods at El Corte Ingles, and then take a stroll through Barrio de Las Letras.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Santiago Bernabeu Stadium ©
Santiago Bernabeu Stadium
El Rastro ©
El Rastro

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra, admire the striking features of Palacio de la Aljaferia, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza del Pilar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zaragoza vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Madrid to Zaragoza in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Monasterio de Piedra ©
Monasterio de Piedra
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

5
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arc de Triomf, Camp Nou and Plaza de Cataluna. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and visit Las Ramblas.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Barcelona in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Zaragoza - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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