28 days in Spain, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

28 days in Spain, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

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28 days in Spain, Amsterdam & Brussels Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visit Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and Safari de Madrid. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Los asientos (in Valsain) and Toledo (Catedral Primada & Casco Historico de Toledo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In September, Madrid is a bit warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Toledo, Los asientos
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
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 list of things to see and do now includes El Barri Gòtic, Placa Reial, Park Guell Private Tours, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, get a tailor-made plan with Park Guell Private Tours, then don't miss a visit to Placa Reial, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, enjoy some diversion at Parc de la Ciutadella Centre Esportiu Municipal, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomf, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary maker site .

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 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

For shopping fun, head to El Rastro or Barrio de Salamanca. Get outdoors at Balloon Rides and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Museo del Greco & El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum). Enjoy Madrid some more: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, identify plant and animal life at Faunia, and look for gifts at Tecetera The Delicious Shop.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Balloon Rides
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Museo del Greco ©
Museo del Greco

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Madrid to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, things will get slightly colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Alcazar of Segovia and Barrio de Salamanca will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Horse Riding Madrid and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Segovia (Balloon Rides, Acueduct of Segovia, & more) and Museo del Greco (in Toledo). See even more of Madrid: admire the striking features of Templo de Debod, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stop by Ecomania, and identify plant and animal life at Faunia.

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

You can fly from Amsterdam to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect Madrid to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Museo del Greco
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Place St. Gery, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally shop like a local with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Piscine L'Espadon, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brussels online vacation maker .

Fly from Madrid to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Madrid in September; daily highs in Brussels reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcazar of Segovia and Barrio de Salamanca. Do your shopping at El Rastro and Ecomania. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda), Segovia (Balloon Rides, Acueduct of Segovia, & more) and Museo del Greco (in Toledo). Explore Madrid further: explore by horseback at Horse Riding Madrid, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Faunia.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid online trip maker .

Fly from Brussels to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Museo del Greco
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod

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