Route & dates
18 days in Barcelona, Port of Spain & Madrid Itinerary
Start: Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain— 7 nights
Fly: 17h 15min
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago— 5 nights
Madrid, Spain— 3 nights
End: Madrid, Spain
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.Venture out of the city with trips to Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and PortAventura (in Salou). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.
For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip app .
If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port of Spain.
Things to do in Barcelona
PortAventura, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.Get out of town with these interesting Port of Spain side-trips: Yerette (in Maracas Bay) and Macqueripe Bay (in Chaguaramas). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Asa Wright Nature Centre, admire the masterpieces at National Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Fort George, and kick back and relax at Maracas Beach.
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port of Spain road trip planning tool .
You can fly from Barcelona to Port of Spain in 17.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Port of Spain is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Port of Spain to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.
Things to do in Port of Spain
Trinidad, Macqueripe Bay, Yerette
Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum.
For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid travel website .
Fly from Port of Spain to Madrid in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Port of Spain to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port of Spain in September, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.