14 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

14 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas and Fox In A Box Madrid. Royal Palace of Madrid and Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, walk around Parque Madrid Rio, steep yourself in history at Palacio Real de El Pardo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Madrid online journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Madrid is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stockholm in May, things will get a bit warmer in Madrid: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Get some historical perspective at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Ciutat Vella. Step out of Barcelona to go to Santa Coloma de Cervello and see Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at Mercat Santa Caterina, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip tool.

You can drive from Madrid to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Île de la Cité and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature