13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Madrid
— 7 nights
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Barcelona

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like El Barri Gòtic and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Casa Batllo, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get slightly colder in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Madrid

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Segovia (Old City, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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