11 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

11 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Shiraz
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Shiraz

5
nights
Barcelona

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 Barcelona Cathedral, La Boqueria, Parc de Montjuic, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp.

Before you visit Barcelona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Shiraz, Iran to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. While traveling from Shiraz, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. You'll set off for Madrid on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prado National Museum and Museo de Santa Cruz. Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, walk around Parque del Retiro, and shop like a local with Gran Via.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©

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