17 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

17 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights


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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 2nd (Sat): walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenadmire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Galeria La Lesia, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Barcelona to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenadmire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then wander the streets of Albayzin. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, thenget to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

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Getting from Barcelona to Granada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Granada, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Walking tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades el Museo, explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thensee where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in November, Seville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, thensnap pictures at Roman Bridge, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Casa de Sefarad, thentake an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba travel planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seville in November since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and The Four Posts. Alcazar of Segovia and Catedral Primada will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Madrid to go to Avila and see The Walls of Avila, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Avila, Alcazar of Segovia, Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Popular historic sites such as Quinta da Regaleira and Capela dos Ossos are in your itinerary. Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Centro Historico de Evora are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Evora (Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) & Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)), Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, make a trip to Belém Tower, and wander the streets of Rossio Square.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Evora, Cabo da Roca, Batalha Monastery, Quinta da Regaleira, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
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Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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