12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

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12 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  13​h
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Dammam

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, walk around Parc Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona journey planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Barcelona. When traveling from Dammam in April, plan for cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, get your game on at Fox In A Box Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip app .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in April since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville tour itinerary site .

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in April since evenings lows in Seville dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take a stroll through Albayzin, then admire the striking features of Alhambra, and then have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja, and finally steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada vacation maker app .

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Seville in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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