17 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

17 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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17 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Portimao, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: New Delhi, India

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then wander the streets of Belém Tower, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then take a stroll through Alfama, then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Lisbon. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Lisbon reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portimao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
Portimao, Portugal

Portimao ©
Originally a small fishing village, Portimão today serves as one of the most populated towns in the Algarve and also a favorite spot for sailing.
Portimao is known for beaches, nightlife, adventure, shopping, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, stroll through Vau Beach, bet on your favorite at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, and look for gifts at Aqua Portimao.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portimao tour planner .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Portimao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Portimao are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Portimao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Alvor Boardwalk ©
Alvor Boardwalk

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville holiday planner.

Drive from Portimao to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Portimao in August, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

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

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, then browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Malaga Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de Malaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Merced, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga, and finally examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

Before you visit Malaga, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by bus from Seville to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Malaga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Room Escape Games
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga

1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and then admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Granada holiday builder app .

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, explore the activities along Retiro Park, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Madrid sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
On the 6th (Fri), make a trip to Magic Fountain (Font Magica), stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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