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Suggested itinerary Spain in 14 days for independent travellers

Day 1
Arrival in Barcelona

Day 1: Arrival in Barcelona

Arrival at Barcelona International Airport. Go to the water, light and sound show of the Magic Fountains of Montjuic. Dinner on Paralelo. Night in Barcelona.

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Day 2
Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Passeig de Gracia

Day 2: Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Passeig de Gracia

Route through the Gothic Quarter visiting the Cathedral of Barcelona. Visit Boquería Market and eat at one of its stalls. Walk along Rambla Catalunya and Passeig de Gracia. Visit Casa Batlló or La Pedrera (both by Gaudi). Walk through the Born visiting the Museo Picasso and Santa Maria del Mar (Cathedral of the Sea) church. Dinner in the Born. Night in Barcelona. 

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Day 3
Barcelona: Las Ramblas and Sagrada Familia

Day 3: Barcelona: Las Ramblas and Sagrada Familia

Route along Las Ramblas , el raval and Port Vell. Lunch in Barceloneta. Visit Hospital de San Pau and Sagrada Familia. Walk through Gracia neighbourhood and eat dinner in one of its restaurants. Night in Barcelona. 

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Day 4
Barcelona and San Sebastian

Day 4: Barcelona and San Sebastian

Visit Güell Park (another of Gaudi's magnificent works). Flight to Bilbao. Bus trip to San Sebastian. Walk around Mt. Urgull. Stroll along the banks of the river past Victoria Eugenia Theatre and Hotel María Cristina. Visit the city centre and its cathedral. Pinchos (bar snacks) in the Old Quarter. Night in San Sebastian. 

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Day 5
San Sebastián: La Concha Beach

Day 5: San Sebastián: La Concha Beach

Walk along La Concha Beach and Ondarreta Beach. Visit "Comb of the Winds", by Eduardo Chillida. Go to the top of Mt. Igueldo for fantastic views of the city. Visit Gros neighbourhood and Zurriola Beach. Dinner in the Old Quarter. Night in San Sebastian. 

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Day 6
Bilbao: Guggenheim Museum

Day 6: Bilbao: Guggenheim Museum

Bus trip to Bilboa. Visit to the Guggenheim Museum. Walk along the banks of the river. Route through the Old Quarter past the Cathedral and Arriaga Theatre. Walk along the Gran Via of Bilboa. Trip to the airport. Flight to Seville. Night in Seville. 

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Day 7
Seville: Santa Cruz, Arenal and Triana

Day 7: Seville: Santa Cruz, Arenal and Triana

Walk along the narrow streets of Santa Cruz neighbourhood. Visit the Cathedral of Seville and the Royal Alcazar. Tapas in Santa Cruz. Stroll along Arenal visiting the bullring Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranz. Visit and eat dinner in Triana neighbourhood. Night in Seville. 

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Day 8
Seville and Cordoba: the Jewish Quarter

Day 8: Seville and Cordoba: the Jewish Quarter

Stroll through Maria Luisa Park visiting famous Plaza de España. Tapas in city centre. Trip to Cordoba. Walk through the Jewish Quarter. Night in Córdoba. 

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Day 9
Cordoba and Granada: the Mosque and the Albaicín

Day 9: Cordoba and Granada: the Mosque and the Albaicín

Visit breathtaking Cordoba Mosque. Vist to The Alcazaba (Fortress). Trip to Granada. Tapas in city centre. Walk through the historic centre visiting the Cathedral and the Alcaicería. Walk along Carrera del Darro street and Paseo de los Tristes. Stroll through the Albaicín. Sunset and dinner in the Albaicín. Flamenco in the Sacromonte district. Night in Granada. 

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Day 10
Granada: La Alhambra

Day 10: Granada: La Alhambra

Visit La Alhambra of Granada and its Generalife. Tapas in Plaza Nueva and on Elvira Street. Walk through Realejo neighbourhood and eat dinner on one of its streets. Night in Granada. 

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Day 11
Madrid: Chueca y Malasaña

Day 11: Madrid: Chueca y Malasaña

Trip to Madrid. Sightseeing and shopping in alternative Chueca and Malasaña neighbourhood stores along Fuencarral Street. Walk along Madrid's Gran Vía. . Dinner on Gran Vía. Night in Madrid. 

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Day 12
Madrid de los Austrias

Day 12: Madrid de los Austrias

Visit Plaza de Oriente, the Royal Palace and Almudena Cathedral. Stroll through famous Plaza de la Puerta del Sol. Visit Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Stroll along la Castellana Avenue. Sightseeing and shopping along the Milla de Oro, or Golden Mile, (Serrano, Ortega y Gasset, Velázquez...), the site of Madrid's most prestigious shops. . Dinner in Chueca. Night in Madrid.

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Day 13
Madrid: La Latina and the Golden Triangle of Art

Day 13: Madrid: La Latina and the Golden Triangle of Art

Stroll through La Latina neighbourhood and its open-air market, el Rastro (Sundays only). Visit one of the museums of the Golden Triangle of Art (Prado, Reina Sofía or Thyssen-Bornemisza). Walk through El Retiro Park. Visit Las Ventas Bullring. Night in Madrid.

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