9 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

9 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary 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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Barcelona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Barcelona. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in January, with highs in Madrid at 12°C and lows at 2°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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