10 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Barcelona
— 3 nights
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Madrid
— 5 nights
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Barcelona

— 3 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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, visit Las Ramblas, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Boston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wineries
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Madrid

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

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