7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Palau Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:

Seville

— 1 night

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.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seville travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the next day, walk around Parque del Retiro and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip planning website.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Seville in May, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

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.