11 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

11 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 5 nights
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Madrid
— 4 nights
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Barcelona

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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: stroll around Parc Guell, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Monastery of Sant Pau del Camp.

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Shiraz, Iran to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shiraz to Barcelona is minus 2.5 hours. When traveling from Shiraz in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. You'll set off for Madrid on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Madrid

Cultural Capital of Spain

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 MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo. 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.

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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 · Parks

Side Trip

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