6 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

6 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Madrid
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel planner.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Barcelona at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, thenexplore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madrid road trip website.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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