9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Seville
— 1 night
3
Nerja
— 3 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
El Barri Gòtic and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: La Barceloneta and Platja de la Nova Icaria. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell, enjoy the sand and surf at Montgat Beach, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker app .

New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Montgat Beach
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take some stellar pictures from Seville Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville road trip planning website .

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Seville hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like El Puente del Águila and Punta Lara. You'll get in some beach time at Playa El Salon and Burriana Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, get interesting insight from SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nerja online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seville to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nerja can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

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