22 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

22 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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22 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

Start: Nairobi, Kenya
Fly:  15​h
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
train:  45​min
4
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 day
train:  45​min
5
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Peniscola, Spain
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Nairobi, Kenya


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3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, nightlife, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madrid road trip planning tool .

Nairobi, Kenya to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Madrid is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nairobi in October, with highs in Madrid at 26°C and lows at 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon route planning website .

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. October in Seville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
day
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally make a trip to Calleja del Panuelo.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cordoba day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

1
night
Seville, Spain

Seville
To see maps and other tourist information, use the Seville road trip planning website .

Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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1
night
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take a stroll through Albayzin.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Generalife ©
Generalife
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then make a trip to Micalet - Miguelete, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Central Market of Valencia.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Granada to Valencia in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. October in Valencia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Peniscola.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

1
night
Peniscola, Spain

Peniscola ©
Peníscola or Peñíscola, anglicised as Peniscola, is a municipality in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Antiguo, make a trip to Casa de Las Conchas, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Peniscola, get a taste of the local shopping with Sala de Arte Tiziano, then step into the grandiose world of Peniscola Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Portal Fosc.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Peniscola using our trip planner.

You can drive from Altea to Peniscola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Peniscola are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Peniscola

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Faro de Peniscola ©
Faro de Peniscola
Portal Fosc ©
Portal Fosc

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.
On the 18th (Fri), take a stroll through Dalt Vila, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ibiza Town trip planner.

Getting from Peniscola to Ibiza Town by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ibiza Town when traveling from Peniscola in October, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, browse the exhibits of Casa Batllo, and see where the action happens at Camp Nou.

To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona vacation planning tool .

Fly from Ibiza Town to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

On the 23rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha, then explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, then wander the streets of Gran Via, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Madrid online tour planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Walking tours
Room Escape Games
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod

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