14 days in Portugal, Barcelona & Seville Itinerary

14 days in Portugal, Barcelona & Seville Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night


Barcelona, Spain — 1 day

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Chicago, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Barcelona. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will leave for Seville on the 1st (Thu).
Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Parks
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Seville, Spain — 6 nights

City of Towers

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ronda (Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, Puente Nuevo, &more) and Cordoba (Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba & Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos). The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza de España, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and walk around Parque de Maria Luisa.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seville road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
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Lagos, Portugal — 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at Rocha Surf Shop and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lagos trip maker site.

You can drive from Seville to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lagos due to the time zone difference. September in Lagos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lisbon.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
Side Trips
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, admire the landmark architecture of Quinta da Regaleira, then take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, and finally view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip builder website.

You can drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.
Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Porto, Portugal — 1 night

Unvanquished City

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.
On the 12th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa and then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for home.
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Portugal travel guide

Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.