12 days in Spain Itinerary

12 days in Spain Itinerary

Binu Abraham

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Barcelona
— 6 nights
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Madrid
— 4 nights

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Barcelona

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palace of Catalan Music, Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus and Camp Nou. Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Barcelona is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Barcelona is minus 3 hours. In December, Barcelona is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as well as El Rastro. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Catedral Primada & MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo). There's still lots to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid route builder site.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Madrid is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

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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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