Barcelona to Madrid at a Glance
You'll make memories that last a lifetime when you escape to the vibrant cities of Madrid and Barcelona.
Barcelona is all about art, whimsy, and unmatched beauty. People fill the bustling Las Ramblas boulevard to admire exquisite paintings or to step inside the vivacious energy of La Boqueria Market. You'll wander through the Gothic Quarter and travel back in time to centuries ago. Then, you can break away from the downtown area to appreciate the whimsical designs of Antoni Gaudi at places like La Sagrada Familia church and Park Guell. At sunset, you can dine along La Barceloneta and appreciate the sunset as waves lap against the shoreline.
Streets teem with locals and tourists that admire grand palaces and sip on local delicacies on nearby patios. Taxis zip around central boulevards next to Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Meanwhile, horse-drawn carriages take visitors through the magical Parque El Retiro to marvel at the Crystal Palace and Grand Pond. Your trip to Spain's capital city of Madrid offers an exciting itinerary, including a visit to the Royal Palace, a stroll down Gran Via, and a lively evening of music and dance in the Lavapies or Malasana neighborhood.