60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 6 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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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Palacio de Monserrate, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon road trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lisbon. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porto: Coimbra (Praca do Comercio, Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more). There's much more to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Porto online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in April: highs in Porto hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

5
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Seville to Cordoba to see Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seville trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

6
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Ronda, Spain

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: stroll through Paddock Paradise Ronda, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

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Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Marbella, Spain

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena), ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande) and Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at Toma & Coe, try to win big at Riding Fun In The Sun, get outside with Marbella Buddies, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marbella online tour planner.

Drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marbella are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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Nerja, Spain

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Nerja side-trips: Tirolina de Comares (in Comares), Museo de Velez (in Velez-Malaga) and Los Olivillos (in Competa). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Jon Keo Walking Tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, test your problem-solving skills at Torrenigma Escape Room, and discover the deep blue sea with Nerja Dive Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja road trip website.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nerja are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Alhambra, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, and wander the streets of Albayzin.

Make your Granada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Granada sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Alcantara Bridge, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip site.

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Madrid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

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Ibiza Town, Spain

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.
Go for a jaunt from Ibiza Town to Sant Antoni de Portmany to see Sa Cova Winery about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking Ibiza, examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, get outside with 38 Degrees North, and step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town day trip website.

You can fly from Madrid to Ibiza Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in May, Ibiza Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.