9 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

9 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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9 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad, India


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2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 22nd (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, then wander the streets of Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, then wander the streets of Alfama, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon day trip planning site .

Hyderabad, India to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Lisbon, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hyderabad in December, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Alfama ©
Alfama
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan. Keep things going the next day: experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, then admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas trip maker site .

Getting from Lisbon to Maspalomas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, Maspalomas is a bit warmer than Lisbon - with highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

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nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, then head outdoors with Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, and then stroll through Papagayo Beach. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puerto Del Carmen online route builder .

Getting from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Jardin de Cactus, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach
Jardin de Cactus ©
Jardin de Cactus

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 28th (Sat), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in December, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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