11 days in Portugal & South of Spain Itinerary

11 days in Portugal & South of Spain Itinerary

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Malaga, Spain
— Few hours
2
Marbella, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
4
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
6
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Malaga visit planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Malaga is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Malaga, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, things will get slightly colder in Malaga: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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nights
Marbella, Spain

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You've now added Cabopino Beach to your itinerary. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, thenget to know the resident critters at Bioparc, thenkick back and relax at Playa de la Cala Mijas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Avenida del Mar.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marbella day trip planning app.

Drive from Malaga to Marbella in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Marbella sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bioparc, Playa de la Cala Mijas, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Bioparc ©
Bioparc
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena ©
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena

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night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip builder app.

You can drive from Marbella to Malaga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Crocodile Park
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Studio Bongard, kick back and relax at Meia Praia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary site.

Getting from Malaga to Lagos by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Studio Bongard
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Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Meia Praia ©
Meia Praia
Studio Bongard ©
Studio Bongard

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castelo de S. Jorge and Igreja de Sao Roque. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa, take in the exciting artwork at A Arte da Terra, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip app.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lagos in August, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Praia da ursa
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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night
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 24th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River and then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Porto trip maker app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Porto hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Museums Nature
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Douro River ©
Douro River
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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