7 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain tour itinerary planner
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Fly
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Barcelona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Begur
— 2 nights
Bus to Barcelona Nord, Fly to Madrid
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Madrid
— 1 night
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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.
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, stop by Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and walk around Parc Guell.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Barcelona. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Begur.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
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Begur — 2 nights

Begur is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain, on the coastline of the Costa Brava.Begur has 3,986 inhabitants (according to the census of 2005). On the 31st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sa Riera, kick back and relax at Cala de l'Illa Roja, then stroll through Aigua Xelida, and finally kick back and relax at Platja Cala Aiguablava. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playas de Calella, then kick back and relax at Platja Port Bo, then discover the deep blue sea with Poseidon Calella, and finally stroll through La playa de Tamariu.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Begur driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Barcelona to Begur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 64°F in Begur. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.
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Madrid — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Begur to Madrid in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · 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.
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