15 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

15 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

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Madrid — 4 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Carrascal del Rio), Cueva de los Enebralejos (in Pradena) and Caballos la Vereda (in Riaza). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip app.

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Madrid is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 59°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 8 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get outdoors at La Fageda d'en Jorda and Playa de La Barceloneta. Visit Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and Renteolo (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and admire the landmark architecture of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona tour planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in March since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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