11 days in Paris, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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11 days in Paris, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  22 h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 day
Fly:  20 h
End: Hyderabad, India


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2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip builder .

Hyderabad, India to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Paris is minus 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
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.
On the 4th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Isidro, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Madrid Wine Experience.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing website .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in March since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, and finally wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

Plan my day in Seville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madrid in March; daily highs in Seville reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll through Centro Historico de Albufeira, get a taste of the local shopping with Corte-Real Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha and then see the interesting displays at Museu de Portimao.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Albufeira visit planner.

You can drive from Seville to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sintra.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Portimao
Highlights from your plan
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Corte-Real Gallery ©
Corte-Real Gallery

1
day
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the striking features of Palacio Nacional de Sintra, step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and then stroll through Quinta da Regaleira.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sintra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Sintra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Palacio Nacional de Sintra ©
Palacio Nacional de Sintra

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