22 days in Spain, Lisbon & Paris Itinerary

22 days in Spain, Lisbon & Paris Itinerary

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22 days in Spain, Lisbon & Paris Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Fly:  11​h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
train:  3​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  12​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 9 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Porto Alegre, Brazil

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Cabo da Roca and Alfama are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Rossio Square, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online journey maker .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cabo da Roca
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Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

6
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visiting Retiro Park and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park will get you outdoors. Royal Palace of Madrid and Prado National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Bodegas Finca Rio Negro (in Cogolludo), Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia) and Toledo (Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes & Casco Historico de Toledo). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get a taste of the local shopping with Cava Baja Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and get in on the family fun at Parque de Atracciones.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Alcazar de Segovia, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Bodegas Finca Rio Negro
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Alcazar de Segovia ©
Alcazar de Segovia

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Carre D'artistes, take in the exciting artwork at Villa del Arte Galleries, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, then get all the equipment you need at Inercia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona online route planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

9
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Marais and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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