13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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13 days in Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h
1
Barcelona
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
El Barri Gòtic and Casa Mila - La Pedrera are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Parc de Montjuic, walk around Parc Guell, and make a trip to Las Ramblas.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Barcelona, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

7
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Catedral Primada, & more) and Segovia (Old City, Segovia Aqueduct, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, delve into the distant past at Templo de Debod, admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid vacation builder website .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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