27 days in Portugal, Spain & London Itinerary

27 days in Portugal, Spain & London Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
— 1 night
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Fatima, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

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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.
To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ponta Delgada when traveling from Toronto in May, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Fatima on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stroll through Praia da Nazare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Praia do Norte, get great views at Miradouro do Suberco, then make a trip to O Sitio, and finally don't miss a visit to Obidos Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fatima trip planning app.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Fatima in 6.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ponta Delgada to Fatima due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Delgada in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Fatima. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fatima

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Nazare, Obidos Village
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Praia do Norte ©
Praia do Norte

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Lisbon, Portugal

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). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and visit Alfama.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon travel route app.

Getting from Fatima to Lisbon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Food Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 29th (Tue), kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Peneco, have some family-friendly fun at Hot Wheels Raceway, stroll through Algarve, then kick back and relax at Praia da Senhora da Rocha, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Castelo Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the 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 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Algarve, Praia da Marinha, Praia da Senhora da Rocha
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Hot Wheels Raceway ©
Hot Wheels Raceway
Praia da Senhora da Rocha ©
Praia da Senhora da Rocha

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, catch a live event at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and stroll through Casa de Campo.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madrid day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Albufeira to Madrid is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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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.
Spend the 8th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planning site.

You can fly from Barcelona to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to London due to the time zone difference. In June, London is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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