60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 6 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 7 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid driving holiday planning tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Madrid, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Madrid at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Salamanca, Spain

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salamanca: Escape Room Valladolid (in Zaratan), Tordesillas (Bodega Muelas & Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas) and Museo Nacional de Escultura (in Valladolid). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Filmoteca de Castilla y Leon, and get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salamanca itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Salamanca, with lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

Porto, Portugal

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Porto side-trips: Aldeia Tipica do Fujaco (in Sao Pedro do Sul), Coimbra (Praca do Comercio & Jardim Botanico) and Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco (in Guimaraes). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, stop by Livraria Lello, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Salamanca to Porto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Salamanca in November; daily highs in Porto reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lisbon, Portugal

— 7 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Palacio de Monserrate, Sintra National Palace, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, wander the streets of Alfama, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Lisbon are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Lagos, Portugal

— 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ria Formosa (in Olhao), Sagres (Cape Saint Vincent & Fortaleza de Sagres) and Tavira Island (in Tavira). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, stroll through Praia dos Olhos de Água, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, and take the plunge with Skydive Seven.

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Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Lagos sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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: Via Verde El Ronquillo (in El Ronquillo), Cilla del Cabildo (in Osuna) and Cordoba (Patio de los Naranjos & Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de España.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seville visit planning app.

You can drive from Lagos to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to 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. In November in Seville, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Ronda, Spain

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ronda: Gaucin (Lanas del Rio & El Hacho). And it doesn't end there: push the limits with TopBuggy, do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, snap pictures at Puente Viejo, and explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda day trip app.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Ronda sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Granada, Spain

— 7 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.
Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Nerja (La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, Museo de Nerja, &more), Malaga (Plaza de la Juderia, Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, &more) and Plaza de Ole (in Benalmadena). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, look for gifts at Vom Fass Fuengirola, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Carihuela, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Granada online attractions planner.

Getting from Ronda to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, Granada is little chillier than Ronda - with highs of 56°F and lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 6 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Torre del Gerro (in Denia), Skp Room (in Alzira) and Altea (Paseo Maritimo Joaquin Planell de Altea, La Objiteca Design Store, &more). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia, soak away your stress at Le Petit Hammam Gandia, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Granada to Valencia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in December, you will find days in Valencia are a bit warmer (62°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 7 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 Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, visit Las Ramblas, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route planner.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.

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.