14 days in Barcelona & Istanbul Itinerary

14 days in Barcelona & Istanbul Itinerary

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14 days in Barcelona & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

6
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Barceloneta Beach and Playa Sa Riera. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Cala Banys (in Lloret de Mar), Aigua Xelida (in Tamariu) and Cabo de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Port Bo, and walk around Parc Guell.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Barcelona is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in May, things will get much colder in Barcelona: highs are around 25°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Begur, Cala Banys, Platja Port Bo, Cabo de Sant Sebastia, Aigua Xelida
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barceloneta Beach ©
Barceloneta Beach
L'illa Roja ©
L'illa Roja

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip builder .

You can fly from Barcelona to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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