4 days in Istanbul & Madrid Itinerary

4 days in Istanbul & Madrid Itinerary

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Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, thenstop by Sultanahmet District, thenexplore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally stop by Ortakoy.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul journey maker app.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Istanbul is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Istanbul, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Madrid in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Madrid due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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