46 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

46 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 21 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal — 1 night

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally visit Alfama.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Lisbon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Jeddah to Lisbon, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in May; daily highs in Lisbon reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Praia da ursa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). Enjoy Lisbon some more: make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon travel itinerary planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Find places to stay May 25 — 29:

Lagos, Portugal — 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Praia Da Rocha and Meia Praia. There's lots more to do: get in touch with nature with The West Coast Adventure Co., take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo.

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You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.
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Seville, Spain

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 1st (Wed), see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla and then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro.

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Getting from Lagos to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 1 night

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 1st (Wed), make a trip to Liberdade Square.

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You can fly from Seville to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Porto due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seville in June; daily highs in Porto reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cordoba.
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Cordoba, Spain — 1 night

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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Cordoba takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Cordoba is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in June, you will find days in Cordoba are much warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 21 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Sevilla and Baños Arabes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Museo Lara, Pangea Active Nature, &more), El Puerto de Santa Maria (Playa de Valdelagrana & Osborne Bodega de Mora El Puerto de Santa Maria) and Parque Nacional de Donana (in Sanlucar de Barrameda). Enjoy Seville some more: ride a horse along Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, hike along Donana Wings, and admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in June, plan for slightly colder days in Seville, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 13 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de La Barceloneta and Playa Santa Maria de Llorell. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Platja d'Aro (Cala Sa Conca, Playa Cala Rovira, &more), L'Escala (Playa El Portitxol & Cala Montgo) and Rutes Cadaques (in Cadaques). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camino de Ronda, and explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip tool.

Fly from Seville to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Seville in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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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.
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Architectural Buildings · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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