8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 22nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque del Retiro, then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid route site.

Alexandria, Egypt to Madrid is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Alexandria in March; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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City of Towers

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 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seville attractions tool.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, Seville is somewhat warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
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Jewel of the Mediterranean

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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and see where the action happens at Camp Nou.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona visit planner.

You can fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Spain travel guide

Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.