23 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

23 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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1
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
4
Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
6
Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
7
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Adeje, Spain
— 2 nights
9
Corralejo, Spain
— 5 nights


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1
night
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 19th (Thu): take a stroll through Dalt Vila and then stroll through Playa Cala Salada. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cala Comte, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Es Bol Nou, and then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ibiza Town road trip planning app.

Madrid to Ibiza Town is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Ibiza Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Es Bol Nou, Playa Cala Salada, Cala Comte
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Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Get some historical perspective at Las Ramblas and Barcelona Cathedral. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, shop like a local with MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

1
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Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, thenstop by Tou c'os Azeites, thendon't miss a visit to Capela dos Ossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Walls of Evora.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Evora trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Evora takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in September: highs in Evora hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Shopping
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponta da Piedade and Praia da Marinha. Visiting Falesia Beach and Praia do Camilo will get you outdoors. Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Albufeira), Algarve (in Silves) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). It doesn't end there: stroll through Praia Dona Ana and stop by Casa do "Vo" Serafim.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos trip app.

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Evora in September: highs in Lagos hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Algarve, Casa do "Vo" Serafim, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent
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Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

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.
Head to Chiado and Museu Calouste Gulbenkianfor plenty of shopping. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower and ponder the design of Rossio Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip maker tool.

Drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

2
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Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Cabo Girao, look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Pedro, thenexplore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Funchal trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Funchal. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cabo Girao, Church of Sao Pedro, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palmitos Park, look for gifts at Compania de la Galleta, and then explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maspalomas trip planner.

Fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October in Maspalomas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Compania de la Galleta, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

2
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Adeje, Spain

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa del Duque, stop by El Artesano, and then stroll through Playa de las Vistas. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Charco del Viento, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teide National Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Faro del Porís.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Adeje trip planner.

You can take a bus from Maspalomas to Adeje in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

El Artesano, Faro del Porís, Playa de las Vistas, Charco del Viento, Teide National Park
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Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas

5
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de Cofete and Playa de la Pared. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and Playa La Solapa. Go for a jaunt from Corralejo to Costa Calma to see Sotavento Beach about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Flag Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Popcorn Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Corralejo itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Adeje to Corralejo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corralejo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Cofete, Sotavento Beach, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, Playa La Solapa, Playa de la Pared
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Playa de Cofete ©
Playa de Cofete
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Sotavento Beach ©
Sotavento Beach

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