15 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

15 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
2
Lanzarote, Spain
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
3
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cabo da Roca and Castelo dos Mouros. Get a sense of the local culture at Batalha Monastery and Monastery of Alcobaca. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Praia da Nazare (in Nazare) and Centro Historico de Cascais (in Cascais). It doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Chiado and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon online trip itinerary maker .

Amsterdam, Holland to Lisbon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in April, with highs in Lisbon at 24°C and lows at 13°C. You'll set off for Lanzarote on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Lisbon

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Side Trips

Monastery of Alcobaca, Cabo da Roca, Centro Historico de Cascais, Praia da Nazare, Batalha Monastery
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

4
nights
Lanzarote, Spain

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Get outdoors at Papagayo Beach and Los Hervideros. Step off the beaten path and head to Fundacion Cesar Manrique and Mirador Del Rio. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, explore the striking landscape at Timanfaya Nationalpark, contemplate the waterfront views at El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, and Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lanzarote road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Lisbon to Lanzarote in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lanzarote, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros

4
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get outdoors at Playa de Muro and Playa Coll Baix. Relax by the water at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa and Cala Molins. When in Palma de Mallorca, make a side trip to see Coves de Campanet in Campanet, approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Castell de Bellver, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, make a trip to Passeig des Born, and take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lanzarote to Palma de Mallorca takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lanzarote in May: high temperatures in Palma de Mallorca hover around 27°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coves de Campanet, Cala Molins, Playa Coll Baix, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
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Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

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Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cala Comte and Dalt Vila. Visiting Cala Bassa and Castell de Eivissa will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, and stroll through Playa Cala Salada.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town online visit planner .

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. May in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Kentucky Derby, Cala Comte
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Playa Cala Salada ©
Playa Cala Salada

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