9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Madrid
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Dubai

2
days
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional del Prado, look for gifts at Mercadito San Antonio, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, then admire the natural beauty at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), then wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, and finally see the interesting displays at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Madrid is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Madrid. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in April: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train to Ronda.

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) ©
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
days
Ronda

Ronda
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Casa Don Bosco, take in breathtaking views at SierrAventura Ronda, then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda. On the next day, trek along Cycleronda, look for gifts at ArtesamArt, and then look for gifts at La Tienda de Trinidad.

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Take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in April: high temperatures in Ronda hover around 26°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Seville.

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Reservatauro Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda
SierrAventura Ronda
SierrAventura Ronda
El Tajo ©
El Tajo

1
day
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 12th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Espana, step into the grandiose world of Royal Alcázar of Seville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla).

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de Espana ©
Plaza de Espana
Seville Cathedral ©
Seville Cathedral

3
days
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
For shopping fun, head to Las Ramblas or Passeig de Gracia. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Carrer Montcada. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at La Barceloneta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Güell, and head outdoors with Sailing Experience Barcelona.

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Getting from Seville to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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La Sagrada Familia ©
La Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batlló ©
Casa Batlló

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