6 days in London & Barcelona Itinerary

6 days in London & Barcelona Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Farringdons Jewellery. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Big Ben, look for gifts at Blue Angel Jewellers, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London online trip builder.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Covent Garden ©
Covent Garden
Harrods ©
Harrods

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Relax by the water at Playa de La Barceloneta and Bogatell Beach. Head to La Boqueria and Leonidasfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Lloret de Mar (Lloret Beach, Fenals Beach, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Plaja de Sant Sebastian, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip builder.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lloret de Mar
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta