29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

29 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  27 h
1
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Corralejo, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
7
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Evora, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Coimbra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia


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Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 16th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, and finally stop by Dalt Vila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Saladeta, kick back and relax at Playa Cala Salada, kick back and relax at Cala Comte, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Vadella, and finally step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ibiza Town route maker.

Sydney, Australia to Ibiza Town is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Ibiza Town is minus 9 hours. In May in Ibiza Town, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Cala Vadella, Cala Comte
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Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Cala Saladeta ©
Cala Saladeta

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, then kick back and relax at Playa de Alcudia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cuevas del Drach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Gran, then stroll through Calo Des Moro, then identify plant and animal life at Parc Natural de Mondrago, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca trip site.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Palma de Mallorca are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Cala Gran, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Serra de Tramuntana, Playa de Muro
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Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, get to know the fascinating history of Carrer de Montcada, walk around Parc Guell, then take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and finally don't miss a visit to Palau Guell.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Surf Spot Famara, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Dorada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Montana Roja, then explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros, and finally take in the waterfront at Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puerto Del Carmen road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Puerto Del Carmen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Barcelona to Puerto Del Carmen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Puerto Del Carmen at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Corralejo.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Jardin de Cactus
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Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

2
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get impressive views of Humankind Healing Massage, then enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, and then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Playa de Pozo Negro.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Corralejo attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Puerto Del Carmen to Corralejo takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, Playa de Pozo Negro
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, take a stroll through Vegueta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, then kick back and relax at Playa de la Caleta, and finally stroll through Playa de San Agustin. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Corralejo to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. May in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Mogan, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de la Caleta, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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nights
Costa Adeje, Spain

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas, kick back and relax at Playa de Fanabe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Duque, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally kick back and relax at Playa El Medano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Cueva del Viento, then take in the awesome beauty at Teide National Park, and then trek along Masca Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Costa Adeje attractions planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. May in Costa Adeje sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa El Medano, Playa de las Vistas, Cueva del Viento, Masca Walk, Teide National Park
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Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Playa del Duque ©
Playa del Duque

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Casa de Pilatos, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Macarena, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville online itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Costa Adeje to Seville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Costa Adeje to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Seville when traveling from Costa Adeje in May, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Seville

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

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nights
Lagos, Portugal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia da Marinha, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent. On the next day, kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Camilo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Rocha, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Barranco das Canas Beach.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip planner.

You can drive from Seville to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seville to Lagos. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Evora.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Albufeira, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia da Marinha
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Speed Boats Tours
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

2
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Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), then delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Walls of Evora. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, then step into the grandiose world of Monsaraz Castle and Walls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Mamede, and finally explore the ancient world of Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Evora tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Evora takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lagos in June: highs in Evora hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monsaraz Castle and Walls
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 5th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, then admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then stop by Alfama.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning tool.

Drive from Evora to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Evora, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Coimbra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Casa Medieval - Coimbra Welcome Center, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Tomar, then don't miss a visit to Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batalha Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica da Santissima Trindade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coimbra trip tool.

You can take a train from Lisbon to Coimbra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for little chillier days in Coimbra, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Madrid.

Things to do in Coimbra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fatima, Castelo de Tomar, Batalha Monastery
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Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Alcazar of Segovia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Walls of Avila and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Catedral Primada (in Toledo), Avila (Cathedral of Avila & The Four Posts) and Segovia (La Muralla de Segovia & Catedral de Segovia). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Casa de Campo, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coimbra to Madrid by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coimbra to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coimbra in June, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia, Toledo
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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