7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
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Seville
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Barcelona
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Step off the beaten path and head to Las Canteras Beach and Vegueta. Step out of Maspalomas to go to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and see Casa de Colon, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Maspalomas day trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Maspalomas reach 72°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seville

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 5th (Sat): stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seville day trip planner.

Fly from Maspalomas to Seville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Maspalomas to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Maspalomas in December: high temperatures in Seville hover around 61°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Barcelona

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. On the next day, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in December, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · 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.