14 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

14 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly to Ibiza, Ferry to Formentera
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Formentera, Spain
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then visit Alfama, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lisbon road trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Albufeira, Portugal

— 3 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia da Falesia and Marina de Vilamoura. Venture out of the city with trips to Lagos (Kayaking & Canoeing & Ponta da Piedade) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Albufeira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Albufeira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

Seville, Spain

— 1 night

City of Towers

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.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville driving holiday planner.

Drive from Albufeira to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albufeira to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Albufeira in July: highs in Seville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Madrid sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Formentera, Spain

— 1 night
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
On the 8th (Fri), kick back and relax at Platja de Llevant and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Ses Illetes.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Formentera travel site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Madrid to Formentera in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Formentera, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Formentera

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 9th (Sat), stop by Dalt Vila, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, and then relax and rejuvenate at Massage Beach Ibiza. On the next day, kick back and relax at Cala Comte and then head off the coast to Es Vedra.

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Ride a ferry from Formentera to Ibiza Town in 1.5 hours. In July in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 11th (Mon), admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation planner.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.