8 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

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1
Madrid
— 4 nights
2
Barcelona
— 3 nights

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Museo Lazaro Galdiano and Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de San Vicente and Palacio del Infantado. Venture out of the city with trips to Pantheon of the Condesa de la Vega del Pozo (in Guadalajara) and Avila (Iglesia de Santo Tome el Viejo, Parish of St. Peter the Apostle, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of La Latina, shop like a local with Barrio de Salamanca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia MUNCYT.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Madrid journey planner.

Barcelona to Madrid is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Guadalajara, Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia MUNCYT
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente
Parish of St. Peter the Apostle ©
Parish of St. Peter the Apostle
Palacio del Infantado ©
Palacio del Infantado

3
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes El Born. Kids will appreciate attractions like Circ Roma and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. Get in touch with nature at Camino de Ronda and Playa de Calafell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Centre Hipic Bonastre (in Bonastre), Gaudi Centre Reus (in Reus) and Muralla romana de Tarragona (in Tarragona). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at San Pol Beach, see the interesting displays at Museu Del Ferrocarril, walk around Parc Francesc Macia, and test your problem-solving skills at Enigmik Escape Room.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

S'Agaro, Vilanova i la Geltru, Tarragona, Parc Francesc Macia, Centre Hipic Bonastre
Highlights from your plan
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri ©
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri
Camino de Ronda ©
Camino de Ronda

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