15 days in Spain Itinerary

15 days in Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive + Fly:  15​h
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Valencia
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
3
Toledo
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
End: Denver

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa Batllo and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Barri de Gracia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, take in the spiritual surroundings of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary website .

Denver, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Denver to Barcelona, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in October; daily highs in Barcelona reach 73°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 16th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Botique Museo Lladro, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, examine the collection at Museu Faller de Valencia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and finally take an in-depth tour of Centre Arqueològic de l'Almoina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Levante o la Fossa, take a leisurely stroll along Promenade of Calpe, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Xativa, and finally examine the collection at El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Valencia trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Toledo.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Calpe, Castell de Xativa
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Playa de Levante o la Fossa ©
Playa de Levante o la Fossa
Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada and then don't miss a visit to Custodia de Arfe. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Puerta del Sol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Tomé, then admire the masterpieces at Museo del Greco, then stop by Jacinta & Maria Chocolates, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Toledo online visit planner .

You can take a train from Valencia to Toledo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Valencia in October, with highs in Toledo at 73°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Prado
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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Catedral de Segovia. Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Barrio de Salamanca for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Avila (The Walls of Avila & The Four Posts), Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia) and Plaza mayor de Chinchon (in Chinchon). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza, take a stroll through Gran Via, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and shop like a local with Cava Baja Gallery.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia, Siguenza, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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