21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

21 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then stop by Dalt Vila, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Ibiza, have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, then look for gifts at Hippy Market Punta Arabi, and finally step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ibiza Town is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Ibiza Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Ibiza Town is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker app.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ibiza Town in November, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and finally explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Granada online vacation builder.

You can fly from Madrid to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:

Ronda, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step out of Ronda with an excursion to El Torcal de Antequera in Antequera--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Granada in November, Ronda is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

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 24th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and then visit Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seville driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Seville are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

Lagos, Portugal

— 1 night

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Praia do Camilo, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dona Ana.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lagos journey builder app.

You can drive from Seville to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Lagos is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:

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 out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lagos to Lisbon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Porto, Portugal

— 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, stroll around Museu Serralves, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:

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.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.