16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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16 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  16​h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Vancouver, Canada


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2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Walls of Avila and Catedral de Segovia. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, view the masterpieces at Rio Creative Art Center, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Madrid journey planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect Madrid to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Segovia, The Walls of Avila
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Barcelona hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born, then kick back and relax at Playa de Alcudia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Natural de Mondrago, then take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, and then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Palma de Mallorca sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Alcudia, Playa de Muro, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Parc Natural de Mondrago
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

1
night
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 15th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, stroll through Cala Comte, then stop by Dalt Vila, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town tour planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa Cala Salada, Cala Comte
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

2
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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, then catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

Make your Seville itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Ibiza Town to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Seville when traveling from Ibiza Town in August, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Francisco. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), and then delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Evora trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Seville to Evora takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Seville in August, Evora is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Squarefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Quinta da Regaleira and Convent of Christ. When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Evora to Lisbon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Evora in August, plan for little chillier days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Convent of Christ
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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