Route & dates
Start: London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom— 2 nights
Fly: 5 h 15 min
Barcelona, Spain— 3 nights
Fly: 5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Blue Angel Jewellers. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.
To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the London trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.
Things to do in London
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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.Relax by the water at Playa de La Barceloneta and Fenals Beach. Head to La Boqueria and Leonidasfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Lloret de Mar (Lloret Beach & Platja de Canyelles). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, enjoy the sand and surf at Bogatell Beach, stroll around Parc Guell, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaja de Sant Sebastian.
For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder.
Fly from London to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
Lloret de Mar
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