15 days in Barcelona, Madrid & Lisbon Itinerary

15 days in Barcelona, Madrid & Lisbon Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Do your shopping at La Boqueria and Galeria La Lesia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Platja mar menuda and Fenals Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lloret de Mar (PlayVR Lloret, Lloret Beach, &more), Tossa de Mar (Ermita Sant Grau d'Ardenya & Playa Santa Maria de Llorell) and Santuari de la Misericordia (in Canet de Mar). The adventure continues: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with Opera Lounge, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

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Kansas City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Barcelona. When traveling from Kansas City in June, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Parc Guell ©
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Parc Guell
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El Barri Gòtic ©
Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, walk around Parque del Retiro, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
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Plaza Mayor ©
Historic Site
Plaza Mayor
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo dos Mouros. Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdadefor plenty of shopping. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more) and Praia de Carcavelos (in Carcavelos). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, wander the streets of Rossio Square, and get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural de Belem - CCB.

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Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in July; daily highs in Lisbon reach 85°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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