22 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 1 night
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, stroll through La Concha Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Basque Coast Geopark.

For reviews and more tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia road trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to San Sebastian - Donostia is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Vancouver to San Sebastian - Donostia, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Food Tours
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip website.

Fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in June, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are little chillier (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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Albufeira, Portugal

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Lagos (Pro Putting Garden, Praia Dona Ana, &more), Praia da Cordoama (in Vila do Bispo) and Praia do Zavial (in Raposeira). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Praia dos Salgados, kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Albufeira trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Albufeira takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in June, you will find days in Albufeira are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Praia da ursa & Quinta da Regaleira). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, race across the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, and admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon visit app.

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Albufeira in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Funchal, Portugal

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Funchal trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Lisbon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Funchal, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Funchal

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro

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Porto, Portugal

Unvanquished City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, and finally stop by Livraria Lello.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Porto takes 5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Porto, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Douro River ©
Douro River

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