26 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

26 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
7
Lagos, Portugal
— 4 nights
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights


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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.
You've added Palace of Catalan Music, Museu Picasso, Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Houston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi, take a stroll through Casco Antiguo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Grail, and finally examine the collection at Museu Faller de Valencia. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti and then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Xativa.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia itinerary planning site.

Fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you will find days in Valencia are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castell de Xativa
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Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
Chapel of the Holy Grail ©
Chapel of the Holy Grail
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, thenstep into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias, and finally steep yourself in history at La Madraza.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary app.

Getting from Valencia to Granada by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Granada can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Room Escape Games

2
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Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 5th (Fri), do a tasting at Bodegas Lagar Blanco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, thencontemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, examine the collection at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, thenvisit Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Granada in June: highs in Cordoba hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Bodegas Lagar Blanco
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir ©
Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir

2
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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, thenexplore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, thentake a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, thenadmire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seville trip maker.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Alcazar of Segovia and Basilica de San Vicente. Appreciate the collections at MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo and Cava Baja Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Plaza mayor de Chinchon (in Chinchon), Avila (The Walls of Avila, The Four Posts, &more) and Toledo (Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza Mayor and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Seville to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Madrid are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Avila, Toledo, Plaza mayor de Chinchon, Alcazar of Segovia
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Falesia Beach and Pescadores Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zoomarine Algarve and Praia Da Rocha. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, stroll through Praia Dona Ana, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Antigo Mercado de Escravos.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary site.

Getting from Madrid to Lagos by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Lagos is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Lagos hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Praia Da Rocha, Pescadores Beach
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Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Castelo de S. Jorge and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Quinta da Regaleira and Batalha Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Capelas Imperfeitas (in Batalha), Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Aldeia da Terra (in Arraiolos). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Paulo, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Lagos to Lisbon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Lagos in June, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Batalha, Evora, Quinta da Regaleira, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Monastery of Alcobaca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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