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Barcelona — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally shop like a local with La Boqueria. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and then take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

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Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Begur.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Begur — 2 nights

Begur is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Empordà in Catalonia, Spain, on the coastline of the Costa Brava.Begur has 3,986 inhabitants (according to the census of 2005). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Cala del Senyor Ramon, then kick back and relax at Playa Sa Riera, and finally kick back and relax at Cala de l'Illa Roja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Calella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja Port Bo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La playa de Tamariu, and finally kick back and relax at Aigua Xelida.

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Getting from Barcelona to Begur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Begur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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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 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

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Getting from Begur to Madrid by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Spain travel guide

Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.