13 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

13 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
Train:  2 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona
— 11 nights
End: Barcelona

1
night
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary app.

Barcelona to Madrid is an approximately 3- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

11
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stop by Las Ramblas, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and make a trip to The Magic Fountain.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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