8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Madrid
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barrio de Salamanca as well as Chueca. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Gran Via. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Change things up with a short trip to Casco Historico de Toledo in Toledo (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rio Creative Art Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Madrid travel route builder site.

Manila, Philippines to Madrid is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manila to Madrid, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Manila in October: highs in Madrid hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casco Historico de Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

3
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Shop till you drop at La Boqueria and Passeig de Gracia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona attractions planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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