Route & dates
19 days in Portugal, Spain & London Itinerary
Start: Keflavik, Iceland
Drive + Fly: 7 h
London, United Kingdom— 3 nights
Fly: 5 h 15 min
Porto, Portugal— 1 night
Fly: 2 h 45 min
Lisbon, Portugal— 4 nights
Bus: 3 h 15 min
Faro, Portugal— 2 nights
Bus: 2 h
Seville, Spain— 2 nights
Fly: 3 h 30 min
Barcelona, Spain— 4 nights
Fly + Drive: 7 h 45 min
End: Keflavik, Iceland
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London, United Kingdom
The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.
To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London trip site.
Keflavik, Iceland to London is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Keflavik in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Porto.
Things to do in London
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Torre dos Clerigos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, then take a leisurely stroll along Cais da Ribeira, then contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, and finally take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then shop like a local with Livraria Lello, then don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, and finally see where the action happens at Estadio do Dragao.
To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.
Traveling by flight from London to Porto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Porto, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.
Things to do in Porto
City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and take a stroll through Alfama.
To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel route builder.
Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Faro.
Things to do in Lisbon
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Faro road trip planning app.
Traveling by car from Lisbon to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Seville.
Things to do in Faro
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City of Towers
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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and admire the striking features of Torre del Oro.
To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip maker site.
Getting from Faro to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Faro in August, you will find days in Seville are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.
Things to do in Seville
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.Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.
For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker tool.
Getting from Seville to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Seville in August, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
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