8 days in Amsterdam & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam & Barcelona Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Sea Life Scheveningen) and museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam, walk around Vondelpark, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Amsterdam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Amsterdam. Traveling from Lisbon in December, expect Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

Plan trip to Barcelona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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