13 days in Barcelona & Chicago Itinerary

13 days in Barcelona & Chicago Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
2
Chicago, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

8
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vila Vella (Old Town) and Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet. Get some historical perspective at Barri de Gracia and Turo Seu Vella. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell), Miro a Taula (in Verdu) and Girona (Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Patronat Call de Girona, &more). There's much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, shop like a local with Mercat Santa Caterina, and explore the world behind art at Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In March, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Girona, Mont-roig del Camp, Tarragona, La Fosca Beach, La Playa de Sitges
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet

2
nights
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've now added Architectural Artifacts, Inc. to your itinerary. Visit Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach for some beach relaxation. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank will appeal to museum buffs. When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, approximately Wilmette away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Oak St, visit Andersonville, take an in-depth tour of DuSable Museum of African American History, and see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Chicago in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Chicago is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in March; daily highs in Chicago reach 45°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Baha'i House of Worship, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
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Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank ©
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center ©
Baha'i House of Worship ©
Baha'i House of Worship