15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights


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2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get some cultural insight at Serra de Tramuntana and Castell de Bellver. Get outdoors at Playa de Alcudia and Playa del Puerto de Pollensa. Explore Palma de Mallorca's surroundings by going to Cala Agulla (in Cala Ratjada), Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro) and Cala Millor Beach (in Cala Millor). There's more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palma Aquarium and don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca itinerary planning website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Palma de Mallorca, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in June: highs in Palma de Mallorca hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Agulla, Playa de Alcudia, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenstop by Las Ramblas, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Artevistas Gallery. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

2
nights
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 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thenmake a trip to Plaza Mayor, thenwander the streets of Gran Via, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla.

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Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponta da Piedade and Praia Dona Ana. We've included these beaches for you: Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Praia Gale (in Gale), Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Praia de Alvor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Meia Praia.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lagos itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lagos takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Lagos hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Portimao
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Praia Gale ©
Praia Gale

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Shop till you drop at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdade. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Praia da ursa & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take a stroll through Rossio Square.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip tool.

Drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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