22 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

22 days in Mexico City & Madrid Itinerary

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Mexico City, Mexico
— 11 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 9 nights
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Mexico City, Mexico — 11 nights

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Popular historic sites such as Chapultepec Castle and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Xochicalco (in Miacatlan), Tepozteco (in Tepoztlan) and Robert Brady Museum (in Cuernavaca). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Cumbres Del Ajusco National Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), make a trip to Zocalo, stop by Coyoacan, and admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Mexico City online tour itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In June in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Madrid, Spain — 9 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alcazar of Segovia and Basilica de San Vicente. Popular historic sites such as Catedral de Segovia and Royal Palace of Madrid are in your itinerary. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno), Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, &more) and Avila (The Four Posts, Casco Historico de Avila, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Museo Cerralbo, and wander the streets of Gran Via.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Madrid in 15.5 hours. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in July: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 40°C and lows are around 23°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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