17 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

17 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
4
Jaen, Spain
— 1 night
5
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
6
Antequera, Spain
— 1 night
7
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday planner.

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona. In March, daytime highs in Barcelona are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 15th (Sun), stroll around Parque del Retiro, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid travel website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in March, with lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

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

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to Roman Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally stop by Meryan.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Madrid in March, you will find days in Cordoba are a bit warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaen.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

1
night
Jaen, Spain

Jaen ©
Jaén is a city in south-central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Antiguo Hospital San Juan de Dios, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Capilla de San Andres, then don't miss a visit to Real Monasterio de Santa Clara, and finally take an in-depth tour of Centro Cultural Baños Árabes.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Jaen trip builder site.

You can drive from Cordoba to Jaen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Jaen

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Centro Cultural Baños Árabes ©
Centro Cultural Baños Árabes
Antiguo Hospital San Juan de Dios ©
Antiguo Hospital San Juan de Dios
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara

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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Granada trip planner.

Getting from Jaen to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Granada, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Generalife ©
Generalife

1
night
Antequera, Spain

Antequera ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Plaza Coso Viejo, explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal De Antequera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at El Carmen Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Belen, then head outdoors with Penon de los Enamorados, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lobo Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Antequera online trip maker.

You can drive from Granada to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Antequera when traveling from Granada in March, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Convento de Belen ©
Convento de Belen
El Carmen Church ©
El Carmen Church
Museo Municipal De Antequera ©
Museo Municipal De Antequera

2
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 21st (Sat), delve into the mystery of La Mina de Agua, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, and finally snap pictures at Roman Bridge. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Paddock Paradise Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, ponder the design of Fuente de los Ocho Canos, snap pictures at Puente Viejo, then don't miss a visit to Arco de Felipe V, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin De Forestier.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ronda driving holiday planner.

Getting from Antequera to Ronda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. March in Ronda sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Mirador de Aldehuela ©
Mirador de Aldehuela

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seville road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Seville are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · 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

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, take a stroll through Alfama, and admire the landmark architecture of Panteao Nacional.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In March in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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

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