8 days in Granada, Region of Murcia & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Granada, Region of Murcia & Barcelona Itinerary

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Granada
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Murcia
— 2 nights
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Barcelona
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Granada

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Off-Road Tours & Río Chíllar). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra and relax and float downstream with Gualay Aventura.

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New York City, USA to Granada is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Granada are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are a bit cooler (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Murcia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

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Murcia

— 2 nights
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). On the 5th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Fuentes del Marques and then relax and float downstream with Canon y Canon Multiaventura. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Playa Levante, tour the depths of the sea with Balkysub, and then don't miss a visit to Bateria de las Cenizas.

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You can drive from Granada to Murcia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Murcia

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Barcelona

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then have fun at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona, and then get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

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Traveling by flight from Murcia to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Murcia in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Region of Murcia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
The region of Murcia offers both tranquil countryside and cities rich in historical landmarks, as it served as the frontier land between Christian Castile and Muslim Andalusia. With attractive main cities and over 150 km (93 mi) of Mediterranean coastline, the region has experienced a resurgence in tourism over the last decade highlighting the area’s cultural festivals, gastronomy, historic sites, and year-round warm weather. The wine country here is lush and, along with its colorful fruit orchards, embodies the region’s untouched natural charm.