5 days in Spain Itinerary

5 days in Spain Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
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Barcelona
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 45 min
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Madrid
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Alhambra
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Barcelona

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 20th (Fri), shop like a local with La Boqueria, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Barcelona. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip site.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Cordoba

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally look for gifts at Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alhambra.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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Alhambra

Alhambra ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Justice Gate.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alhambra online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cordoba to Alhambra in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Cordoba in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Alhambra: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puerto de la Cruz.
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Justice Gate ©
Justice Gate

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Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz ©
As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
On the 24th (Tue), find something for the whole family at ARTlandya and then get to know the resident critters at Loro Parque.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Puerto de la Cruz trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Alhambra to Puerto de la Cruz with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

ARTlandya
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ARTlandya ©
ARTlandya
Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque

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