Madrid to Seville via Extremadura

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5-10 day itinerary

Madrid and Seville can easily be connected by rail in less than 3 hours. This is for sure the most convenient way to enjoy both cities… but there is so much to enjoy on the way! We propose you a complete Madrid to Seville itinerary to enjoy some of Spain´s most fascinating locations.

You will get seduced by Segovia´s palace and acueduct, by the marvellous medieval walls of Avila, the plaza Mayor in Trujillo or the roman theatre of Mérida. helps you in your travel planning with ideas and recommendations. We do not sell travel, we simply provide the best recommendations.

The vacation itinerary from Madrid to Seville

Spend 2-3 days in Madrid

Madrid city guide

Madrid is the capital and most populous city of Spain. The city has almost 3.3 million inhabitants but the entire metropolitan area gets to a population of approximately 6.5 million. It is a vibrant city, where art and fun co-exist. In this Madrid city guide you will find ideas to plan your trip and make the most out of it.

Spend 2 days to enjoy Avila, Segovia and nearby gems

Top 14 Segovia tourist attractions

Segovia city guide with recommended list of hotels, restaurants, places to visit, weather, prices, monuments, things to see and do and much more

Segovia city guide with recommended list of hotels, restaurants, places to visit, weather, prices, monuments, things to see and do and much more

Stop in Trujillo, land of Conquistadores

Trujillo, caceres, Spain

This picturesque town lies on a granite hill and is the birthplace of Fråncisco Pizarro (1475-1541), conqueror of Peru. Despite its size and importance Trujillo is a hidden gem for many visitors to Spain.
Trujillo, the Roman Turgalium, was fortified under the Arabs (town walls have survived in part) and given the name Torgiela or Truxillo. After the town was recaptured under Ferdinand III in 1232 it became the seat of the Trujillo Order of Knights.

Dedicate at least one day to Mérida, the "little Rome"

Mérida, also known as the Spanish Rome, was a stage on the silver road from Salmatica (Salamanca) to Italica (Seville). The name of the town is derived from the Roman Emerita Augusta, for it was founded as a colony for veterans of the V and X legions in around 23 BC. This city in Extremadura is a must do for art and history lovers who will enjoy every minute at the Theatre and Amphiteatre, the castle, acueduct, bridge or museum. Merida is a great stop on the way from Madrid to Seville

Spend 2 days in Seville

Seville city guide thumb

The variety and quality of the artistic heritage in the city of Seville, the mixture of styles, eras and civilizations, and the special color of this city makes it an unforgettable place. White streets and squares, flamenco dancing, the river Guadalquivir and the Cathedral and Giralda are just a few of the reasons why Seville should be in your list!

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