12 days in Portugal & Barcelona Itinerary

12 days in Portugal & Barcelona Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, Ponta Delgada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de La Barceloneta and Platja de la Nova Icaria. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip app.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Barcelona in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ponta Delgada to Barcelona is 2 hours. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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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 some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Basilica da Estrela. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Museum of Ancient Art will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Praia da ursa about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, pedal to the sights with Portugal Bike, and stop by Alfama.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip builder app.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fatima.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Praia da ursa, Portugal Bike
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama

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Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia da Nazare and then see the interesting displays at Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Batalha Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fatima, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in September, you will find days in Fatima are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia da Nazare, Casa-Estudio Carlos Relvas, Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, Batalha Monastery
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Museu Monografico de Conimbriga ©
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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