19 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

19 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc Guell, explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and see the interesting displays at Joan Miro Foundation.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona itinerary maker tool.

Santiago, Chile to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Barrio del Carmen, pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Colon.

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Getting from Barcelona to Valencia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 16th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Archive Saint John of God Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, examine the collection at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Generalife, and finally admire the striking features of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Albayzin, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then examine the collection at Casa Museo Max Moreau, then take an in-depth tour of Casa de Castril, and finally examine the collection at Palacio de los Olvidados.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Granada day trip site.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Granada takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Malaga, Spain

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stop by La Carihuela, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Merced, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Malaga trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Malaga. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

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 19th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Museo del Baile Flamenco, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Malaga to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Castelo de S. Jorge and Park and National Palace of Pena. Let the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, and explore the world behind art at Museu Colecao Berardo.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Lisbon route planner.

Getting from Seville to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Templo de Debod. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, wander the streets of Paseo de la Castellana, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and visit Gay Madrid & the Chueca District.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid sightseeing planning app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
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.