9 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

9 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

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Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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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 Zocalo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Chapultepec Castle. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo, take in the exciting artwork at Ambarte, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City journey maker app.

Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in November, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly 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 Catedral Primada. Popular historic sites such as Plaza Mayor and Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena are in your itinerary. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Museo de Santa Cruz in Toledo, approximately Toledo away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, stroll around Casa de Campo, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mexico City to Madrid in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Madrid is 7 hours. Traveling from Mexico City in November, expect Madrid to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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