15 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

15 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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15 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Barcelona
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Miami

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary planner .

Miami, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in May, with highs in Barcelona at 71°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

7
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Catedral Primada (in Toledo) and Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Madrid attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acueduct of Segovia, Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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