18 days in Province of Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

18 days in Province of Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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18 days in Province of Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Shuttle + Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Barcelona
— 14 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 45 min
End: Buenos Aires

14
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Dedicate the 9th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and explore and take pictures at Camp Nou.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Barcelona is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in March: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Nadal
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, then take in nature's colorful creations at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional del Prado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madrid itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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

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