8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Madrid
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
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Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

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Cairo, Egypt to Madrid is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Madrid. In October, Madrid is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Seville

— 2 nights

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 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Seville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Barcelona

— 3 nights

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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

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Getting from Seville to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Seville in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Spain travel guide

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Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
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.