13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
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Madrid
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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 Parc Guell. 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 Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (Old City, Acueduct of Segovia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, admire the landmark architecture of Templo de Debod, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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