13 days in Spain Itinerary

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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.
Get outdoors at Camino de Ronda and San Pol Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats in Riudellots de la Selva (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in March, things will get slightly colder in Barcelona: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to Madrid.
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Madrid — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visiting Balloon Rides and Mountain Story trails will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Sabatini, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Granada.
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Granada — 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): soak away your stress at local Arab baths, explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, wander the streets of Albayzin, and then appreciate the views at Los Cahorros.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Granada online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ronda.
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Ronda — 1 night

City of Dreams

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 15th (Wed): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip maker tool.

Getting from Granada to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Granada in March, things will get a bit warmer in Ronda: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seville.
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Seville — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, make a trip to Plaza de la Virgen de los Reyes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally make a trip to Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and then explore by horseback at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip planning tool.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will leave for home on the 18th (Sat).
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Spain travel guide

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.