3 days in Madrid & Brussels Itinerary

3 days in Madrid & Brussels Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid sightseeing planner.

Barcelona to Madrid is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Brussels.

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Brussels takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Brussels hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to home.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

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