60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Tavira, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 5 nights
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Marbella, Spain
— 5 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 5 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
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Alicante, Spain
— 4 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 5 nights
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Segovia, Spain
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castelo dos Mouros. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sintra National Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Lisbon is 5 hours. While traveling from Montreal, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to Tavira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Tavira, Portugal

— 2 nights
Tavira has succeeded at escaping the flood of tourism that has affected other coastal Portuguese towns over the years.
On the 26th (Thu), kick back and relax at Praia do Barril, then step off the mainland to explore Tavira Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cabanas de Tavira Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Tavira, make a trip to Ponte Romana, and then look for gifts at Blossom.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tavira visit app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Tavira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tavira are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Tavira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Seville, Spain

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Cordoba (Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seville itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Tavira to Seville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Tavira to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

Ronda, Spain

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, visit Old City, and stroll around Alameda Del Tajo.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Marbella, Spain

— 5 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Puerto de Málaga, &more), Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Parque De La Paloma) and Velero Intrepido (in Estepona). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Born to be Wild, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ronda, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Marbella, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nerja, Spain

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Venture out of the city with trips to Los Olivillos (in Competa) and Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Encarnacion (in Velez-Malaga). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Juan Bautista, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nerja day trip app.

Getting from Marbella to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Marbella in June since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 4 nights

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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Alhambra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, and step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada online trip maker.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alicante.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Alicante, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Get out of town with these interesting Alicante side-trips: Benidorm (Centro Cultural Maritimo, Mundomar, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Passeig Esplanada d'Espanya, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alicante visit planning site.

Drive from Granada to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June in Alicante, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Side Trip

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 4 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Cala Bassa in Sant Antoni de Portmany (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, take a stroll through Dalt Vila, and don't miss a visit to Santa Gertrudis.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ibiza Town trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Alicante to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 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.
Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou, about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly to Bilbao.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bilbao, Spain

— 5 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Sebastian - Donostia (Monte Igueldo, La Concha Beach, &more) and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo). Dedicate the 7th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, take a stroll around Azkuna Zentroa, take some stellar pictures from El Balcon de Bizkaia, and don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bilbao travel route website.

Fly from Barcelona to Bilbao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Bilbao is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Segovia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Segovia, Spain

— 5 nights

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Avila (Catedral de Avila, The Walls of Avila, &more) and San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Casita de Infante, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Antonio El Real, wander the streets of Old City, and brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Segovia online trip maker.

Fly from Bilbao to Segovia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bilbao in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Segovia: highs are around 38°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Mosque of Christ of the Light, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

You can drive from Segovia to Madrid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

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.
On the 21st (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and then go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Porto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Porto. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect Porto to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Shopping

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

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
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.