16 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

16 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

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Mexico City, Mexico
— 7 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights

7
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course & Robert Brady Museum). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City online day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

7
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 Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Catedral Primada). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Mexico City to Madrid in 16 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October in Madrid, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
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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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