23 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

23 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

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23 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Mexico City, Mexico
1
Mexico City, Mexico
— 9 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 13 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mexico City, Mexico

9
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, & more) and San Juan Teotihuacan (Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 & Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, make a trip to Zocalo, take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Mexico City travel route tool .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, San Juan Teotihuacan
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

13
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Segovia (Old City, Acueduct of Segovia, & more) and Toledo (Victorio Macho Museum, Casco Historico de Toledo, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid journey planning website .

Getting from Mexico City to Madrid by flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Madrid, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in July, things will get a bit warmer in Madrid: highs are around 40°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Museo Bonsai Luis Vallejo
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 20:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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