18 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

18 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: New Delhi, India


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2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanografic Valencia and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Valencia online tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Valencia is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get slightly colder in Valencia: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

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.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, thenstroll around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, thenwander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valencia in October: highs in Barcelona hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will enjoy Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza de Oriente. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, stroll around Casa de Campo, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madrid journey planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza de Oriente ©
Plaza de Oriente

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): experience the excitement of Isla Magica and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

2
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Praia Da Rocha and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira online journey planner.

You can drive from Seville to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Albufeira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia Da Rocha
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Zoomarine Algarve ©
Zoomarine Algarve
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 16th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, thensnap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Carneiro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Lavadores. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Porto are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Parks Beaches
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Praia do Carneiro ©
Praia do Carneiro
Praia de Lavadores ©
Praia de Lavadores

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