16 days in Lisbon & Spain Itinerary

16 days in Lisbon & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Austin, United States
Fly:  16 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Tram:  6 h 30 min
5
Benidorm, Spain
— 5 nights
+2
Tram + Foot + Train:  16 h 30 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h
End: Austin, United States

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 14th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with A Arte da Terra. Keep things going the next day: stop by Alfama, thenhead outdoors with Lisbon by Boat, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour planner.

Austin, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Austin to Lisbon, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in July, expect Lisbon to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seville online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Seville hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla ©
Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip maker app.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planning app.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Barcelona are slightly colder (84°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Benidorm.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

5
nights
Benidorm, Spain

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Get some cultural insight at El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm and Placa del Castell. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de Levante and Playa Gandia. Explore Benidorm's surroundings by going to Cathedral de Santa Maria (in Murcia), Faro Cabo de palos (in Cabo de Palos) and El Palmeral (in Elche). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Poniente Beach, stroll through Cala Finestrat Beach, take some stellar pictures from Ermita Virgen del Mar, and explore the ancient world of Denia Castle and Archaeological Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Benidorm using our trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Benidorm in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and tram. In July, daily temperatures in Benidorm can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Lisbon.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gandia, Cala Finestrat Beach, Cathedral de Santa Maria, Faro Cabo de palos, El Castell de Guadalest
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Levante ©
Playa de Levante
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm ©
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm
Poniente Beach ©
Poniente Beach

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and then tour the water at your own pace with Nosso Tejo.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning site.

Fly from Benidorm to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Benidorm in July, Lisbon is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Transportation Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Carmo Archaeological Museum ©
Carmo Archaeological Museum
Nosso Tejo ©
Nosso Tejo

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