25 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

25 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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25 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Santiago, Chile
Fly:  19​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
2
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Corralejo, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
7
Adeje, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Santiago, Chile


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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.
You'll explore and learn at Casa Batllo and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Camino de Ronda. Step out of Barcelona to go to Tossa de Mar and see Vila Vella (Old Town), which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, wander the streets of El Born, indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip app .

Santiago, Chile to Barcelona is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Santiago to Barcelona, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Evora.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Camino de Ronda, Vila Vella (Old Town), Scuba & Snorkeling
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El Born ©
El Born
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 7th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Evora, learn about winemaking at Adega Ervideira, then see the interesting displays at Museu de Evora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then savor the flavors at Monte da Ravasqueira, and finally see the interesting displays at Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Evora tour itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Evora in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Evora due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Evora, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Arraiolos, Adega Ervideira
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia dos Olhos de Água and Cape Saint Vincent. We've included these beaches for you: Praia da Marinha and Falesia Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lagos: Algarve (in Silves) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Albufeira). There's more to do: stroll through Praia Dona Ana and explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lagos itinerary planner .

Drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Evora in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lagos, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha, Algarve
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Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castelo dos Mouros and Cabo da Roca. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Jeronimos Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Chiado, admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Lagos in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lisbon, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

3
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Blandy's Wine Lodge and Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Cabo Girao. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico), Church of Sao Pedro (in Ponta do Pargo) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). There's more to do: trek along Levada do Risco and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Funchal trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Funchal takes 4 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Funchal. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Calheta, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Cabo Girao
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo, then kick back and relax at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, and then kick back and relax at Majanicho Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, then stop by komodo, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Corralejo Dunes.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Corralejo vacation maker .

You can fly from Funchal to Corralejo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Corralejo are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Majanicho Beach, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Adeje, Spain

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Playa de las Vistas will get you outdoors. Visit El Medano and Playa Del Duque for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adeje: Los Gigantes (in Santiago del Teide) and El Artesano (in El Medano). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Teide National Park, stroll through Playa Fanabe, and do a tasting at Bodega Reveron.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Adeje travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Corralejo to Adeje by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Adeje can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

El Medano, Los Gigantes, Playa de las Vistas, Bodega Reveron, Teide National Park
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Playa Fanabe ©
Playa Fanabe
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park

3
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Relax by the water at Playa de Amadores and Playa de San Agustin. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de Maspalomas. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Canteras Beach (in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) and Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada (in Galdar). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at The Mint Company, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Costa Canaria.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip maker tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores, Scuba & Snorkeling, The Mint Company
Highlights from your plan
Playa de San Agustin ©
Playa de San Agustin
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Scuba & Snorkeling

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