11 days in Spain, Portugal & Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Spain, Portugal & Morocco Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Madrid is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 52°F. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Gran Via ©
Gran Via

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 9th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Lisbon attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Church of St. Anthony and Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia Dona Ana and Meia Praia. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, examine the collection at Lagos Ciencia Viva Science Centre, take an in-depth tour of Museu Municipal Dr. Jose Formosinho, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo.

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Getting from Lisbon to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Church of St. Anthony
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, thenwander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, make a trip to Eglise du Divin Sauveur, and then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lagos to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, thenwander the streets of Medina of Fez, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fes visit planner.

You can fly from Seville to Fes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Fes. In May, daytime highs in Fes are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Jardin Jnan Sbil ©
Jardin Jnan Sbil

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
On the 17th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Jose.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Madrid online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fes to Madrid. Traveling from Fes in May, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are slightly colder, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Church of San Jose ©
Church of San Jose

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