12 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

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Madrid
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Barcelona
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Palma de Mallorca
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Madrid — 2 nights

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 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, and finally catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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Dallas, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Madrid is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in April, with highs in Madrid at 67°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona — 5 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to The Magic Fountain, and admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia.

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Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Palma de Mallorca.
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Palma de Mallorca — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo) and Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Mallorca on foot, step into the grandiose world of Palau de l'Almudaina, look for gifts at Tara's, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palma Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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