9 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

9 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Madrid, Spain
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Mexico City, Mexico

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Zocalo and Museo del Templo Mayor. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Mexico City attractions website.

Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in November, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Popular historic sites such as Catedral Primada and Iglesia de San Isidro are in your itinerary. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Museo de Santa Cruz in Toledo, approximately Toledo away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Madrid journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Madrid takes 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Madrid is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in November; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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