19 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

19 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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19 days in Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

Start: Santiago, Chile
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
4
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Santiago, Chile

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. Let the collections at Casa Batlló and Casa Milà capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, contemplate the long history of Güell Palace, see the interesting displays at Picasso Museum, and explore the world behind art at Fundacio Joan Miro.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona vacation trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Barcelona is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Santiago to Barcelona, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Santiago in April, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 22°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): wander the streets of Barrio del Carmen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, then meet the residents at City of the Arts and Sciences, and finally pick up some local products at Mercado Colon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Valencia trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Barrio del Carmen ©
Barrio del Carmen

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Archive Saint John of God Museum, explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, browse the exhibits of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, then admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, examine the collection at Carmen-Museo Max Moreau, get engrossed in the history at Casa de Castril, then examine the collection at El Palacio de los Olvidados, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo San Juan de Dios.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Granada vacation builder.

Drive from Valencia to Granada in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 18th (Tue), take a stroll through La Carihuela, steep yourself in history at Catedral de la Encarnación de Málaga, get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, then make a trip to Plaza de la Merced, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

La Carihuela
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Maria Luisa Park (Parque de Maria Luisa), admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana, then stroll through Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla), and finally admire the masterpieces at Seville Museum of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Pilatos, examine the collection at Museo del Baile Flamenco, pause for some photo ops at Torre Giralda, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Torre del Oro.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder.

Getting from Malaga to Seville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Seville, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

3
nights
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 Castelo de S. Jorge and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. You'll explore and learn at National Tile Museum and Museu Colecao Berardo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Castle of the Moors, & more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Belém Tower, wander the streets of Cidade Baixa, shop like a local with Chiado, and steep yourself in history at Avenida da Liberdade.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional del Prado and Royal Palace of Madrid. Museum-lovers will appreciate Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Castellana, take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, and take in nature's colorful creations at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid custom trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lisbon in April since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 8°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

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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