16 days in Spain, Lisbon & Funchal Itinerary

16 days in Spain, Lisbon & Funchal Itinerary

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16 days in Spain, Lisbon & Funchal Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Bunol, Spain
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Hyderabad, India

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip app .

Hyderabad, India to Barcelona is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hyderabad in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Bunol.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Bunol, Spain

Bunol
Buñol is a town and municipality in the province of Valencia, Spain. You've now added La Tomatina to your itinerary. On the 28th (Wed), get a dose of culture at La Tomatina.

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Getting from Barcelona to Bunol by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In August in Bunol, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Bunol

Events
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2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Nerja (Balcon de Europa & Fundación Cueva de Nerja). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, steep yourself in history at Generalife, and wander the streets of Albayzin.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Granada trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Bunol to Granada with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bunol in August since evenings lows in Granada dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then take a stroll through Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Alfama and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Granada to Lisbon in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Granada to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, take in the exciting artwork at Caravel Art Center, then examine the collection at CR7 Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanická zahrada Madeira.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Funchal trip builder site .

Getting from Lisbon to Funchal by flight takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Funchal. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Cabo Girao
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Caravel Art Center ©
Caravel Art Center
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

2
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, nature, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Madrid takes 7 hours. Traveling from Funchal to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Funchal in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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

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