33 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

33 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
1
Barcelona
— 29 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

29
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Camp Nou has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Blanes (Platja de Blanes & Jardin Botanico Marimurtra), PortAventura (in Salou) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Begur, Platja d'Aro, Blanes, Calella de Palafrugell
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 28th (Sat), stroll around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madrid online journey planner.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride 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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