35 days in Barcelona, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

35 days in Barcelona, Lisbon & Porto Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 12 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 11 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Porto, Portugal
— 11 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

12
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.
Step out of Barcelona to go to Pals and see Torre de les Hores, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Barcelona is 1 hour. In February, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

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Torre de les Hores
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

11
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Porto.

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Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

11
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Coimbra (Jardim Botanico, Sala dos Capelos, &more) and Poco da Cesta - praia fluvial de Casal Novo (in Arganil). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the masterpieces at Museu Serralves, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Porto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

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Side Trips

Coimbra, Poco da Cesta - praia fluvial de Casal Novo, Pocas Vinhos
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Pocas Vinhos ©
Pocas Vinhos
River Rafting & Tubing
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

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