11 days in Lisbon, Barcelona & Ibiza Itinerary

11 days in Lisbon, Barcelona & Ibiza Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
3
Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Washington DC, United States

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon road trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 12- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Lisbon. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Washington DC in August, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and visit Las Ramblas.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in August since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Sant Antoni de Portmany.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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nights
Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain

Sant Antoni de Portmany ©
On the 22nd (Sat), get outside with Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, then take a stroll through Dalt Vila, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Cala Salada, get interesting insight from Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Bassa, and finally stroll through Cala Comte.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sant Antoni de Portmany trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Sant Antoni de Portmany in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sant Antoni de Portmany

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, Cala Comte
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Cala Bassa ©
Cala Bassa
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

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