12 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

12 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Alfama and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Lisbon. When traveling from Toronto in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

1
night
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, then steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

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

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Marrakech takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Lisbon in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and then make a trip to Plaza de España.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville journey planning site.

Fly from Marrakech to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Marrakech in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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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
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 3rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, wander the streets of Gran Via, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Madrid are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Playa de La Barceloneta and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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