Ten Day Spain Tour Itinerary
Best of Spain 10 Day Itinerary
This exciting ten day Spain itinerary has been prepared to help you discover highlights across the 3 main regions of the country, Barcelona in Catalonia, Madrid in central Spain, and Sevilla & Granada in Andalucia.
Our local tour planning specialists would love to discuss tailoring any aspect of this itinerary to suit your tastes, so if you are planning a 10 day vacation in Spain, get in touch with our team for your tailored custom tour itinerary.
Day 1: Arrival in Madrid
Welcome to Spain!
Although international guests can fly into the country from other major cities such as Barcelona and Seville, our itinerary assumes you will fly directly to the Capital, Madrid.
We would suggest taking advantage of your first night and acquainting yourself with the layout of the city on a private walking tour. Here your guide will discuss the centuries of history, classical architecture, and historical figures that played such prominent roles throughout the history of Madrid as you walk the grounds of Plaza Mayor, Retro park & gardens, Plaza de Santa Ana, and more.
To conclude your first night in Madrid, our team would be happy to reserve a table at one of the city’s Michelin-starred restaurants or Opera spectaculars for you.
Day 2: Guided Madrid Tour
We’ve created an itinerary for our clients who want to visit some of Madrid’s most iconic sites, including the Prado and Reina Sofia museums, beautiful Plaza de Oriente, historic city squares and cobbled streets, and the Royal Palace among others.
Highlights on your guided tour of Madrid include:
- Skip the line guided tour of Prado Museum
- Private Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
- San Miguel Market
- Almudena Cathedral
Day 3: Private Toledo Excursion
This morning you can choose to enjoy a driver-guided trip to Toledo in one of our luxury air-conditioned vehicles, or we can reserve high-speed train (journey time approx 30 mins) tickets for you.
Toledo was once the capital of Spain. It earned its nickname as the “Ciudad de tres culturas” the city of three cultures thanks to the influence of its successive Moorish, Jewish and Christian dynasties.
Its historic quarter –a UNESCO World Heritage Site– still preserves its original medieval layout, making it a fascinating place to visit. On tour through its narrow, winding streets you will discover a series of incredible buildings, still very much alive both inside and out.
Guided tour of Toledo highlights:
- Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo
- Toledo Alcazar
- Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes
Day 4: Transfer Madrid to Seville
Day 5: Seville Highlights Tour
Sevilla is famous for its passion for Flamenco music and dancing, the smell of orange trees that grow throughout the city, fantastic gastronomy, tapas culture, rich and full wines, and a particular sense of humor unique to the locals called “Cachondeo”.
On your specialist tour of Seville, your guide will take you to visit:
- Royal Alcazar of Seville: Constructed for the Christian King Peter of Castille in 1248 on the site of the Abbadid Muslim alcazar the current Palace showcases strong influences of both cultures.
- Plaza De Espana: The largest Gothic Cathedral in Spain
- Cathedral of Seville: Also containing The Tomb of Christopher Columbus
- La Giralda Bell Tower: Enjoy views across the city from the top of the tower
- Flamenco Dance Museum
Day 6: Seville to Malaga Transfer and Malaga City Tour
Spending the afternoon and evening in Malaga is the perfect way to relax and unwind before you continue with your busy schedule on this ten day best of Spain itinerary.
To relax after making the transfer from Seville, we suggest that you take a stroll along the waterfront at one of Malaga’s sandy beaches. Enjoy the harbor while sipping on a sangria from a classically Malaga-style bar. For your evening meal, we would suggest some traditional fare at Cortijo de Pepe, or for something caught fresh in the harbor that day you can make your way to Maricuchu restaurant to sample the seafood.
Day 7: Granada and Alhambra with Private Driver and Guide
There are several great sights to see in Granada including the Alcazar, Nazarín palaces, the palace of Charles V, and the Generalife gardens. All with a wonderful view of the small town of Granada down below.
Must see Granada Locations:
The Alhambra Palace: The most famous icon of Islamic architecture in Spain, this magnificent palace combines its Moorish origins with Spanish Renaissance Architecture. Allow your guide to bring to life the centuries of history, wars, and famous historic characters as you explore the complex together
The Royal Monastery of St. Jerome: The first church to be built after the Christians conquered Granada in 1492
Museum of Fine Arts of Granada: Contained within the Palace of Charles V, the stunning architecture is just as exhilarating to gaze upon as the collections which feature work by Juan Sanchez Cotan, Alonso Cano, Mariano Fortuny, and many more.
Plaza de Toros de Granada: Classic Bullring venue in Neo-Mudéjar style also used to host music events
Day 8: Transfer from Granada to Barcelona
On day 8 you will take the fast train from Malaga to Seville and take your place on the short 1hr 40minute flight to the Catalan capital Barcelona!
Day 9: Guided Tour of Barcelona
Barcelona is a dynamic city known for its eclectic designs, regional pride, and world-class gastronomy.
Private tour experiences include:
- Gaudi Architecture tour: Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila, Casa Batllo, & Parc Guel
- Jewish Quarter
- Barrio Gotico old town.
- La Rambla District
- Cathedral of Barcelona
Your last evening in the city, and the final night of your 10 day Spain itinerary should be spent sampling some of Barcelona’s famous gastronomy. Our team will consult with you beforehand to understand any dietary requirements and cuisine preferences to reserve a 5-star dining experience for you.
Day 10: Transfer To The Airport For Your Flight Home
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The 10 day itinerary outlined below is an excellent introduction to Spain, However, at Spain by Luxe we endeavor to provide our guests with Spain vacations that are exactly tailored to their tastes.
We would love to get to know you and understand exactly what experiences would thrill and delight you across the regions of Spain. We will then hand-craft a complimentary custom itinerary for your chosen dates and deliver it to your email inbox.
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