24 days in Spain, Portugal & Tangier Itinerary

24 days in Spain, Portugal & Tangier Itinerary

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Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Tangier, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly to Málaga Airport, Drive to Fuengirola
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Fuengirola, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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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 (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip maker website.

Manaus, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Manaus in April: highs in Lisbon hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

2
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Lagos, Portugal

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide peacefully along the water with Future Surfing School, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, stop by Bolodoce & Cafe, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lagos day trip planning site.

Getting from Lisbon to Lagos by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

1
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Seville, Spain

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.
On the 16th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Plaza de España, then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

Plan trip to Seville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Lagos to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Seville are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tangier online route planner.

Fly from Seville to Tangier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Fuengirola.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours

3
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Fuengirola, Spain

Sunshine Playground

An enchanting mix of tranquil beaches and urban atmosphere, the metropolis of Fuengirola remains one of the Costa del Sol’s most visited cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fuengirola: Ronda (El Tajo de Ronda & Puente Nuevo). The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stop by Los Boliches, walk around Parque De La Paloma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita de Fuengirola.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fuengirola online tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Tangier to Fuengirola with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Tangier to Fuengirola is 1 hour. In April in Fuengirola, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Fuengirola

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Granada, Spain

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Church of El Salvador, Balcony of Europe, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and stroll through Generalife.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

Getting from Fuengirola to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fuengirola in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Granada, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

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: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning website.

Getting from Granada to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid tour itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.