Route & dates
14 days in Iberia Itinerary
Start: Sydney, Australia
Lisbon, Portugal— 2 nights
Ronda, Spain— 2 nights
Seville, Spain— 2 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Barcelona, Spain— 4 nights
End: Sydney, Australia
City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lisbon sightseeing app .
Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Lisbon is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect Lisbon to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ronda.
Things to do in Lisbon
Quinta da Regaleira
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City of Dreams
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Ronda Dressage, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, and walk around Plaza Duquesa de Parcent.
To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip itinerary planner .
Getting from Lisbon to Ronda by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Ronda. February in Ronda sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Seville.
Things to do in Ronda
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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.Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.
For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seville trip planner.
You can take a bus from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. February in Seville sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.
Things to do in Seville
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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.Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .
Getting from Seville to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
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