29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Adeje, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
7
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
8
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights


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2
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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Barcelona reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

3
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.
Alhambra and Albayzin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Mirador de San Nicolas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe) and Berja (Turismo Berja & Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador). It doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada route maker website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, Granada is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nerja, Berja
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Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

2
nights
Adeje, Spain

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the geological forces at Teide National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Fanabe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery La Musa, thenkick back and relax at Playa del Duque, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Adeje travel route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Granada to Adeje takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Granada in April, Adeje is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Teide National Park, Playa de las Vistas
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Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas

3
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Visit Vegueta and El Faro de Maspalomas for their historical value. Get outdoors at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maspalomas: Las Canteras Beach (in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) and Museo Etnografico Casas Cuevas (in Artenara). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, stroll through Playa de Amadores, explore the striking landscape at Los Azulejos de Veneguera, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas road trip planner.

Take a bus from Adeje to Maspalomas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Maspalomas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Los Azulejos de Veneguera, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Museo Etnografico Casas Cuevas
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

3
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Visiting Pico do Arieiro and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Visit Blandy's Wine Lodge and Church of Sao Pedro for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Porto Moniz (Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools & Levada Ribeira de Janela) and Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cabo Girao and examine the collection at Madeira Film Experience.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Funchal tour builder tool.

You can fly from Maspalomas to Funchal in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Porto Moniz, Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Church of Sao Pedro
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Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena. Popular historic sites such as Castelo de S. Jorge and Quinta da Regaleira are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Chiado, and stop by Alfama.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lisbon, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barrio Santa Cruz and Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. Get a sense of the local culture at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, and see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel planning tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

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nights
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 6th (Wed), snap pictures at Roman Bridge, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, thencontemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thenmake a trip to Patios de Cordoba, thentake an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba holiday builder website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alcazar of Segovia and Cathedral of Avila. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and browse the exhibits of Museo Cerralbo.

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You can take a train from Cordoba to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Avila, Alcazar of Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

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