15 days in Spain, Athens & Milan Itinerary

15 days in Spain, Athens & Milan Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Madrid is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to fly to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 2 nights

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.
On the 5th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ronda.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Ronda, Spain — 1 night

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ronda route planner.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Granada.
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Granada, Spain — 1 night

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the striking features of Alhambra and then admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Granada online journey planner.

Getting from Ronda to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ronda in September; daily highs in Granada reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route builder.

You can fly from Granada to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Granada in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Mycenae (Lion Gate & Archaeological Site Mycenae). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Athens is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then admire the striking features of Casa Ravizza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then see La Casa Maledetta.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Milan route planner.

You can fly from Athens to Milan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Milan is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, things will get little chillier in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Spain travel guide

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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.
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