12 days in Lisbon & Spain Itinerary

12 days in Lisbon & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Maceio, Brazil
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Maceio, Brazil

3
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Park and National Palace of Pena. Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Avenida da Liberdadefor some retail therapy. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and wander the streets of Rossio Square.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Maceio, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Maceio to Lisbon. When traveling from Maceio in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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 15th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, thenvisit El Barri Gòtic, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Llonga, stroll through Platja de ses Salines, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Comte, kick back and relax at Cala de Sant Vicent, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ibiza Town visit planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kentucky Derby, Playa Cala Llonga, Cala de Sant Vicent, Cala Comte
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Cala de Sant Vicent ©
Cala de Sant Vicent
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. When traveling from Ibiza Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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