13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 7 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get slightly colder in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

7
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (Old City, Acueduct of Segovia, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

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

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