15 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

15 days in Madrid & Barcelona Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cozumel
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Madrid
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona
— 6 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Cozumel

7
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Catedral Primada, &more) and Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia & Acueduct of Segovia). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Madrid.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder tool.

Cozumel, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cozumel to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In November, Madrid is cooler than Cozumel - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 6:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

6
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, visit El Barri Gòtic, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona route builder.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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