15 days in Barcelona, Lisbon & Madrid Itinerary

15 days in Barcelona, Lisbon & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
3
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Tossa de Mar (Platja mar menuda & Vila Vella (Old Town)), Houdini Escape Room (in Malgrat de Mar) and PlayVR Lloret (in Lloret de Mar). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary site.

Kansas City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kansas City in June, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Houdini Escape Room, PlayVR Lloret
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
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). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque del Retiro, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid holiday maker tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Madrid hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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