9 days in Spain Itinerary

9 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain visit planner

Make it your trip
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Barcelona
— 1 night
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 1 night

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.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Barcelona. Traveling from Toronto in May, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wineries · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Real Jardin Botanico, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Puerta del Sol, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary app.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:

San Sebastian - Donostia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Sebastian - Donostia, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

Barcelona

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

See some other sides of Barcelona: walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
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.