60 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

60 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport), Drive to Sintra
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Sintra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
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Marbella, Spain
— 3 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Javea, Spain
— 2 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Tossa de Mar, Spain
— 2 nights
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L'Escala, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 3 nights
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Toledo, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Sintra, Portugal

— 2 nights
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Cabo da Roca. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, look for gifts at Maria Madrugas, and then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sintra trip planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Sintra is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Sintra. In September, daily temperatures in Sintra can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon tour itinerary maker tool.

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. September in Lisbon sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Casablanca.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Casablanca, Morocco

— 1 night
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca travel route planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Casablanca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Casablanca when traveling from Lisbon in September, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Casablanca in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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 Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and make a trip to Plaza de España.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville attractions planning app.

Getting from Marrakech to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Seville is 1 hour. When traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Ronda, Spain

— 3 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 the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Don Bosco, and wander the streets of La Ciudad.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ronda trip maker app.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ronda, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Marbella, Spain

— 3 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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Malaga (Museo Picasso Malaga, Malaga Cathedral, &more) and Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Experience Box Spain, go for a walk through Marbella Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita del Santo Cristo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Marbella online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Marbella, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Nerja, Spain

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, make a trip to Balcony of Europe, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nerja trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in October, Nerja is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Granada, Spain

— 3 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.
On the 15th (Fri), visit Albayzin, steep yourself in history at Monasterio Cartuja, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then steep yourself in history at La Madraza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Granada itinerary planner.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Javea.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Javea, Spain

— 2 nights
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Parc Natural del Montgó, immerse yourself in nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Catalina Martir, then stroll through Playa del Arenal, and finally relax and rejuvenate at The Treatment Works. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Ajuntament del Poble Nou de Benitatxell, kick back and relax at Playa de Levante o la Fossa, explore and take pictures at Promenade of Calpe, then go for a stroll along the water at Playa del Portet, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Arenal Promenade.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Javea trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Granada to Javea in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in October since evenings lows in Javea dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Javea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, and finally engage your brain at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Valencia trip builder.

You can drive from Javea to Valencia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Tossa de Mar.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums

Tossa de Mar, Spain

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Great Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar, steep yourself in history at Vila Vella (Old Town), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Esglesia de Sant Vicenc, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Esglesia Vella de Sant Vicenc. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Sant Roma, stroll through Lloret Beach, then walk around Jardines de Santa Clotilde, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fenals Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tossa de Mar trip planner.

Fly from Valencia to Tossa de Mar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Valencia in October, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Tossa de Mar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to L'Escala.

Things to do in Tossa de Mar

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

L'Escala, Spain

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Castell de Begur, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then delve into the distant past at Ruins of Empuries, and finally take a stroll through San Marti d'Empuries.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our L'Escala holiday maker.

You can drive from Tossa de Mar to L'Escala in 1.5 hours. In October in L'Escala, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in L'Escala

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

Find out how to plan Barcelona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from L'Escala to Barcelona in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from L'Escala in October, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Explore Palma de Mallorca's surroundings by going to Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia), Cala Molins (in Cala San Vincente) and Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, see some colorful creatures with Big Blue Diving, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palma Aquarium, and let your taste buds guide you at Mallorca on foot.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca road trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can fly to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 3 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.
Ibiza Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at Lily's Massage & Wellness Center, make a trip to Santa Gertrudis, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town tour builder.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ibiza Town when traveling from Palma de Mallorca in November, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Toledo.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Spain

— 1 night

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ibiza Town in November, things will get little chillier in Toledo: highs are around 60°F and lows about 41°F. You will leave for Madrid on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks

Madrid, Spain

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hayedo de Montejo (in Montejo de la Sierra), Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra (in Cantalojas) and Palacio De Los Duques De Medinacelli (in Cogolludo). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Madrid, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salamanca, Spain

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Explore Salamanca's surroundings by going to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas (in Tordesillas), Valladolid (Museo Nacional de Escultura, Iglesia de San Pablo, &more) and Avila (Basilica de San Vicente, The Walls of Avila, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Alberto Churriguera y al Conde Francos, and gain insight at Universidad de Salamanca.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salamanca trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Madrid to Salamanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Salamanca when traveling from Madrid in November, with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.

Morocco travel guide

4.2
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · 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.