28 days in Spain, Portugal & Tangier Itinerary

28 days in Spain, Portugal & Tangier Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Tangier, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, stop by Alfama, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

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.
Dedicate the 11th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos.

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Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Porto at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lagos, Portugal

— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with Backyard Tours, take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk, stroll through Praia Dona Ana, and kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto to Lagos in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lagos, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 3 nights

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: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, and see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Seville attractions planning app.

Getting from Lagos to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Seville. September in Seville sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Tangier, Morocco

— 2 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): savor a delicious cup with Blue Door Cuisine, see the interesting displays at American Legation, then don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tangier tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Seville to Tangier by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Tangier is minus 1 hour. September in Tangier sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Nature · Tours · Classes

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, Catedral Primada, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Tangier to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tangier to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Tangier in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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: make a trip to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip maker.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get out of town with these interesting Palma de Mallorca side-trips: Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia), Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro) and Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and then have fun at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, then stroll around Parc de Montjuic, and finally see the interesting displays at Joan Miro Foundation.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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.

Algarve travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.

Spain travel guide

4.5
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.

Majorca travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Churches · Nightlife
Majorca offers much more than 550 km (342 mi) of shoreline, with its golden beaches and tranquil waters ideal for leisurely sailing trips. Although the island’s coastline attracts nearly 8 million tourists each year, away from the most popular beach resorts, chances for an enjoyable and authentic Majorca vacation abound, including exploring its signature limestone cliffs, now popular for cliff jumping. Deeper inland, you'll find rugged mountains and sprawling plains covered with vineyards. In the island’s interior, numerous small restaurants serve delicious and affordable authentic Mediterranean food.