7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

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7 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Seville
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madrid
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
On the 12th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally browse the exhibits of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Plaza de España, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip maker app .

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. December in Seville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

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

3
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 15th (Sun): walk around Parque del Retiro, then admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Madrid is little chillier than Seville - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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