If you are planning a one-week trip to Spain, you will be pleased to know that there are many options to fill your days. This article is ideal for travelers who want to visit as many places as possible and are confortable with racking up the miles!

We call this itinerary: The Spanish Marathon!

Day 1: Arrival

Madrid by nigh

Day 2: Madrid

  • Full day in Madrid
  • Drive from Madrid to Toledo (1h)
  • Night in Toledo

Things to do in Madrid

👉 Read my post on things to do in Madrid

👉 Or book a full day tour with me

Royal Palace in Madrid
Madrid’s Royal Palace

Day 3: Toledo & Consuegra

  • Half day in Toledo
  • Lunch in Toledo
  • Transfer Toledo to Cordoba (4h)
  • One stop to see the Consuegra windmills
  • Night in Cordoba

Things to do in Toledo

👉Read my post on things to do in Toledo

👉 Or book a half day tour with me

Monastery cloister at Toledo
San Juan de los Reyes Monastery in Toledo

Day 4: Córdoba

  • Half day in Cordoba
  • Lunch in Cordoba
  • Transfer Cordoba to Sevilla (2h)
  • Night in Sevilla
Mosque of Cordoba
Cordoba’s Mosque-Cathedral

Day 5: Sevilla

  • Full day in Sevilla
  • Late transfer Sevilla to Granada (3h)
  • Night in Granada

Things to do in Sevilla

  • Cathedral
  • Alcazar
  • Barrio Santa Cruz
  • Plaza de España
Alcazar in Sevilla
Sevilla’s Alcazar

Day 6: Granada

  • Half day in Granada: Alhambra
  • Transfer Granada to Valencia (5h)
  • Night in Valencia

Things to do in Granada: The Alhambra

It is super important to book your tickets way in advance❗️, it is a very popular monument and the access is very limited. When you buy your ticket, make sure it also include the Nasrid Palaces, the most beautiful part. With the general entrance you’ll get a specific time to enter this part of the Alhambra, if you are late, you can not enter. You can buy tickets here.

Alhambra in Granada

Day 7: Valencia & Peñíscola

  • Half day in Valencia
  • Transfer to in Peñiscola and short visit
  • Transfer Valencia to Barcelona (3h30min)
  • Night in Barcelona

Things to do in Valencia

👉Read my post on things to do in Valencia

Things to do in Peñiscola

The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia

Day 8: Barcelona

  • Full day in Barcelona
  • Night in Barcelona

Things to see in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Day 9: Back Home

  • Flight back home from Barcelona: Airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat.

The 9 days itinerary in the map of Spain