12 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

12 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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12 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Boston, United States

6
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.
Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), La Fageda d'en Jorda (in Olot) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, shop like a local with Passeig de Gracia, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online road trip planner .

Boston, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Barcelona. In October, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Boston - with highs of 73°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Delta del Llobregat, La Fageda d'en Jorda, Fenals Beach
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Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Avenida da Liberdade and Chiadofor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belém Tower and Castelo de S. Jorge. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Evora (Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), & more) and Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Nazare, take a stroll through Alfama, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Alcobaca, and contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Evora, Cabo da Roca, Monastery of Alcobaca, Castelo dos Mouros, Praia da Nazare
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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