15 days in Barcelona, Madrid & Geneva Itinerary

15 days in Barcelona, Madrid & Geneva Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, visit El Barri Gòtic, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Barcelona at 33°C and lows at 25°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more) and Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Isidro, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Geneva.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Riviera Wine Tours (in Montreux), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

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You can fly from Madrid to Geneva in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

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Fly from Geneva to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in August, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Outdoors
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