21 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

21 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

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21 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Madrid
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona
— 12 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Kuwait City

8
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Kids will enjoy Parque del Retiro and Casa de Campo. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Raquel Lopez Damascene-Damasquinado, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more) and Segovia (Acueduct of Segovia, Catedral de Segovia, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, view the masterpieces at Diseno Propio. Artesania., and shop like a local with Rio Creative Art Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid online travel route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Madrid is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in June, with highs in Madrid at 36°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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

12
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 26th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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