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6-Day Spain Road Trip to Badajoz and Madrid

Museo Nacional del Prado, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, Spain
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Starts in
Badajoz
Ends in
Badajoz
Duration
6 days & 5 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 6-day road trip through Spain.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Spain.

We'll help you experience the best 6 days in Spain you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Spain at Badajoz, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Spain, including the stunning El Retiro Park and Puerta del Sol.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Madrid, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Sercotel Gran Hotel Zurbaran. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury hotel option like the 5-star NH Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura. Travelers looking for the best cheap hotel could choose the 3-star Mercure Rio Badajoz. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our system will automatically assist you in finding the best hotel option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Mercado de San Miguel in the city of Madrid. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Plaza Mayor and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

From the spectacular Museo Nacional del Prado in the city of Madrid to the unforgettable Plaza de España in the city of Madrid, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Spain.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Spain, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Spain has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Spain. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 5 nights, with breakfast included each morning. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 5 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Spain fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Spain today!

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Included

5 nights hotel
Breakfast
6 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Madrid - city in SpainMadrid
Badajoz - city in SpainBadajoz

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Attractions

Museo Nacional del Prado, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainMuseo Nacional del Prado
Palacio de CristalPalacio de Cristal
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainThyssen-Bornemisza Museum
National Archaeological Museum, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainNational Archaeological Museum
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofíaMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Estanque Grande de El Retiro, Jerónimos, Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainEstanque Grande de El Retiro
Círculo de Bellas Artes, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainCírculo de Bellas Artes
Juan Carlos I Park, Barajas, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainJuan Carlos I Park
Plaza de España, Argüelles, Moncloa-Aravaca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de España
Santiago Bernabéu StadiumSantiago Bernabéu Stadium
Teatro Real, Palacio, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainTeatro Real
Real Jardín BotánicoReal Jardín Botánico
Parque de El Capricho, Barajas, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainParque de El Capricho
Puerta del SolPuerta del Sol
Plaza Mayor, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza Mayor
Plaza de Jacinto Benavente, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de Jacinto Benavente
El Retiro ParkEl Retiro Park
Matadero MadridMatadero Madrid
Puerta de Alcalá, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPuerta de Alcalá
Royal Palace of Madrid, Palacio, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainRoyal Palace of Madrid
Mercado de San MiguelMercado de San Miguel
Cibeles FountainCibeles Fountain
Temple of DebodTemple of Debod
Plaza de Colón, Recoletos, Salamanca, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de Colón
Casa de CampoCasa de Campo
Parque del OesteParque del Oeste
The bear and the strawberry tree, Sol, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainThe bear and the strawberry tree
El Rastro, Embajadores, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, SpainEl Rastro

Travel details

Travel dates
Dec 1 - Dec 6

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Flights

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Travelers

2

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Round trip
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Car

Small

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Small
Transmission
People
Large bags
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Day 1

Day 1 in Badajoz - Arrival Day

  • Badajoz - Arrival Day
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Spain begins when you reach the incredible city of Badajoz. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Badajoz is the NH Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,667 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Sercotel Gran Hotel Zurbaran. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,677 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Badajoz is the Mercure Rio Badajoz. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 3.8 out of 5 stars by 1,349 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Badajoz, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Badajoz has many popular destinations you can explore.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Badajoz, Restaurante Lugaris. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 513 customers.

Badajoz also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 6-day vacation in Spain!

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Hotels

Day 2

Day 2 in Badajoz and Madrid

  • Madrid
  • Badajoz
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  • Estanque Grande de El Retiro
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza Mayor
  • El Retiro Park
  • Mercado de San Miguel
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Day 2 of your road trip through Spain gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

You can continue exploring more of what the city of Badajoz has to offer. The area is home to several more of the best travel destinations in Spain.

When you’re ready to continue your road trip, you’ll drive to your final destination, the city of Madrid. This city will have plenty of popular travel destinations for you to visit once you arrive.

You could travel to the amazing Estanque Grande de El Retiro for some sightseeing. This popular attraction has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,304 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Madrid is the outstanding El Retiro Park. This urban park has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 140,621 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Madrid.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bar La Campana, one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,078 customers.

Locals also recommend Casa Labra as one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. Casa Labra is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,218 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid is Inclán Brutal Bar. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,664 customers.

After dinner, visit The Irish Rover, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 7,463 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like El Viajero. This bar has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 5,368 customers.

Alternatively, Areia is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,541 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Spain!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • Plaza de España
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Cibeles Fountain
  • Temple of Debod
  • El Rastro
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Day 3 will take you to the best attractions the city of Madrid has to offer, such as the incredible Cibeles Fountain, Puerta de Alcalá, and Círculo de Bellas Artes.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Madrid on day 3 of your self-drive road trip through Spain. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Spain.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Madrid. Your hotel will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid, like the extraordinary Cibeles Fountain. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 38,574 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid is the spectacular Puerta de Alcalá. This attraction is a triumphal arch and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 34,262 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Círculo de Bellas Artes. This outstanding cultural institution has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 19,880 visitors.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Spain, be sure to eat at Restaurante Amazónico, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,814 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Madrid is the popular Rosi La Loca. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,403 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Madrid is Los Montes de Galicia. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,477 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, James Joyce Irish Pub Madrid is one of the best bars in the city of Madrid for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,604 customers.

La Vía Láctea is another of the most popular bars in the city of Madrid. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,707 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Madrid is Salmon Guru. Salmon Guru has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,267 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Madrid!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Teatro Real
  • Real Jardín Botánico
  • Matadero Madrid
  • Casa de Campo
  • Parque del Oeste
  • More
Day 4 of your road trip across Spain will give you another day in the magnificent city of Madrid, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions, like the unforgettable Palacio de Cristal, Real Jardín Botánico, and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

Madrid will have plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Madrid is the stunning Palacio de Cristal. This attraction is a building and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 32,194 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Real Jardín Botánico in the city of Madrid. This attraction is a botanical garden and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 20,792 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Madrid is the amazing Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 38,561 visitors.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Madrid has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Madrid, Casa Dani. The Casa Dani meal takeaway has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,261 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Madrid that locals enjoy, eat at Mercado de la Reina. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,534 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Madrid is Alhambra. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,215 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Madrid, Macera Taller Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,298 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Madrid, we recommend the cocktails at Angelita Madrid. This bar has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,823 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Madrid is Enbabia Infused. This night club has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,882 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Madrid!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Madrid

  • Madrid
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  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Juan Carlos I Park
  • Parque de El Capricho
  • Plaza de Jacinto Benavente
  • Plaza de Colón
  • The bear and the strawberry tree
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Day 5 will take you to the best attractions the city of Madrid has to offer, such as the incredible Plaza de Colón, National Archaeological Museum, and The bear and the strawberry tree.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Madrid on day 5 of your self-drive road trip through Spain. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Spain.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Madrid. Your hotel will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid, like the extraordinary Plaza de Colón. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,995 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in the city of Madrid is the spectacular National Archaeological Museum. This attraction is a national museum and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,145 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing The bear and the strawberry tree.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Spain, be sure to eat at Mirador del Guadiana, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Badajoz. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 363 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Badajoz!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Badajoz - Departure Day

  • Badajoz - Departure Day
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Day 6 of your road trip through Spain is your departure day. Your hotel will be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Badajoz before your trip home.

You’ll then say farewell to Spain and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Spain!

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