60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
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Pamplona, Spain
— 6 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Odeceixe, Portugal
— 1 night
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 7 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 5 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona and Playas de Calella. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ciutat Vella and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Parc Francesc Macia (in Malgrat de Mar), Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello) and Patronat Call de Girona (in Girona). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, visit Las Ramblas, see the interesting displays at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach 59°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

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Ciutat Vella
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El Barri Gòtic
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Madrid, Spain

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Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de San Vicente and Casco Historico de Toledo. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Monasterio e Iglesia de las RR. Ursulinas (in Siguenza), Toledo (Catedral Primada, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more) and El Palenque de Hita (in Hita). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca, don't miss a visit to The Four Posts, shop like a local with Mercado de San Antón, and explore the ancient world of The Walls of Avila.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, Madrid is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 54°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Pamplona.

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Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona ©
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Pamplona and Fortress and Walls of Pamplona. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de la Piedad and Bodegas Valdemar. Venture out of the city with trips to Bodegas David Moreno (in Badaran), Bodegas Jilaba (in Lapuebla de Labarca) and Marques de Caceres (in Cenicero). Dedicate the 17th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Vega, see the interesting displays at Museo Universidad de Navarra, and see Destino Navarra Guias Turisticos.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pamplona road trip planning app.

You can fly from Madrid to Pamplona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

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Bodegas Valdemar
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Bodega Casa Primicia
4.7

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Visit Ekainberri and Basilica de Santa Maria for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de Plentzia and La Concha Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Azkuna Zentroa (in Bilbao) and Castillo de Munatones Gaztelua (in San Julian de Musques). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Parte Vieja, look for gifts at Viva la Vida, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pamplona to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Pamplona in December, with highs in San Sebastian - Donostia at 58°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

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Ekainberri
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Parte Vieja
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Azkuna Zentroa
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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

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 some historical perspective at Guimaraes Castle and Paco dos Duques de Braganca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Igreja do Carmo and Mercado Bom Sucesso. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira (in Guimaraes), Forum Aveiro (in Aveiro) and Praia da Costa Nova (in Gafanha da Encarnacao). The adventure continues: take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, get a taste of the local shopping with Livraria Lello, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, and make a trip to Porto Bridge Climb.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip planner.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Porto by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia to Porto is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Porto are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
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Lisbon, Portugal

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City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Convento de Cristo and Castelo de Tomar. Shop till you drop at Rua Augusta and Rossio Square. Venture out of the city with trips to Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista (in Tomar), Fatima (Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Capela Das Aparicoes, &more) and Evora (Centro Historico de Evora & Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in December, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Odeceixe.

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Odeceixe, Portugal

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Odeceixe is a civil parish in the northern part of the municipality Aljezur, in the Portuguese Algarve, lying within the Nature Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Vincentine Coast. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Odeceixe Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Aljezur, and then kick back and relax at Praia Vale Dos Homens.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Odeceixe trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Lisbon to Odeceixe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Odeceixe can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albufeira.

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Odeceixe Beach
4.8

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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 6th (Wed), pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de Loulé (Desde 1908), stroll through Praia da Falesia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Eulalia, and finally get great views at Pau da Bandeira Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pescadores Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Salgados, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Pescadores, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albufeira trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Odeceixe to Albufeira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Seville.

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©

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.
Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Mercado Central or Bodegas Tradicion. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Oratorio de La Santa Cueva (in Cadiz) and Cordoba (Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, Casa de Sefarad, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Seville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in January since evenings lows in Seville dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Ronda.

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Plaza de España
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Barrio Santa Cruz
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Royal Alcázar of Seville
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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Visitas guiadas Ciudad Romana de Ocuri and Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old City and Descalzos Viejos S.L.. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Kieninger, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca, and steep yourself in history at Ruinas de Acinipo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip builder.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Ronda are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Granada.

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Old City
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Ruinas de Acinipo
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Granada, Spain

Granada ©

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.
Visit Burriana Beach and Playa de Cantarrijan for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Chapel of Granada and Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Venture out of the city with trips to Ubeda (Holy Chapel of the Saviour & Sinagoga del Agua), Guadix Cathedral (in Guadix) and Catedral De Baeza (in Baeza). Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, visit Albayzin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, and explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Granada trip website.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ronda in January: high temperatures in Granada hover around 54°F and lows are around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Valencia.

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Alhambra
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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
For shopping fun, head to Mercado Colon or Central Market of Valencia. Placa del Castell and Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valencia: Benidorm (El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm & La Cruz de Benidorm), Le Petit Hammam Gandia (in Gandia) and Castell de Xativa (in Xativa). There's still lots to do: visit Casco Antiguo, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Museu Faller de Valencia, and steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Valencia online travel route planner.

You can drive from Granada to Valencia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Granada in January, expect Valencia to be a bit warmer, temps between 63°F and 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for home.

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