13 days in Spain Itinerary

13 days in Spain Itinerary

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13 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Ponta Grossa
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Barcelona
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Ponta Grossa

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.
Popular historic sites such as Catedral de Sevilla and Barrio Santa Cruz are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, gain insight at Royal Tobacco Factory, don't miss a visit to Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seville route builder website .

Ponta Grossa, Brazil to Seville is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Ponta Grossa in May, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

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

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa El Salon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Molino de Papel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Seville to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nerja are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Playa del Molino de Papel ©
Playa del Molino de Papel

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nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Royal Chapel.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Granada online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Granada are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, then get to know the fascinating history of Carrer Montcada, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Granada to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Granada, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

3
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 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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