10 days in Spain, Portugal & Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Spain, Portugal & Morocco Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights


Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Popular historic sites such as Las Ramblas and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip website.

Miami, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in November, expect nights in Barcelona to be colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, then take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, and then stroll around Parque del Retiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Paseo de la Castellana and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, Madrid is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and then take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In November, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Marrakech, Morocco

— 2 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, and then make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech visit planning site.

Getting from Lisbon to Marrakech by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon in November, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Museums

Spain travel guide

Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.

Portugal travel guide

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.

Morocco travel guide

Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.