9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  4​h
1
Seville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Lisbon

1
night
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 22nd (Sun), learn about all things military at Torre del Oro and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville tour itinerary builder app .

Lisbon, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Seville sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then take a stroll through Old City, and finally relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then take in breathtaking views at SierrAventura Ronda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ronda day trip tool .

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ronda are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Old City ©
Old City

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 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, walk around Retiro Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip builder .

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ronda in September, with highs in Madrid at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
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 inner history buff will appreciate El Barri Gòtic and Casa Batllo. Get a sense of the local culture at Parc Guell and Palau Guell. Spend the 30th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of Barri de Gracia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour planning tool .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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