58 days in Iberia Itinerary

58 days in Iberia Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 6 nights
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Benidorm, Spain
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 7 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 6 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 7 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 7 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 6 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.
Relax by the water at Fenals Beach and Playa de La Barceloneta. Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu Picasso will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona). There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Born, stop by Ciutat Vella, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and see where the action happens at Camp Nou.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Standard Time (UYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. In April, Barcelona is little chillier than Montevideo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:

Valencia, Spain

— 6 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Peniscola Castle and Plaza de la Virgen will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Gandia and Torres de Serranos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valencia: Trafic d' Art (in Vilafames), Ares del Maestre (in Ares del Maestrat) and Benicarlo Central Market (in Benicarlo). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Casco Antiguo, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia online itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Valencia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Valencia are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Benidorm.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:

Benidorm, Spain

— 3 nights
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Platja de Ponent and Playa de Levante o la Fossa. Do your shopping at Polly's Bookshop and La Objiteca Design Store. Get out of town with these interesting Benidorm side-trips: El Castell de Guadalest (in Guadalest), Calpe (Peñón de Ifac Natural Park & Sendero Voramar - Calalga o Bassetes) and Guadalest Valley (in Alicante). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Placa del Castell.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Benidorm holiday maker website.

You can drive from Valencia to Benidorm in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and tram. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Granada, Spain

— 7 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.
Do your shopping at Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa and Chocolates Sierra Nevada. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jaén Cathedral and Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Telar de jarapas Hilacar ArtesAna (in Bubion), La Aceitera Jaenera (in Jaen) and Pampaneira (Chocolate Abuela ili & Bodega La Moralea). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga del Agua, make a trip to Carrera del Darro, take a stroll through Albayzin, and contemplate the long history of Generalife.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Benidorm to Granada in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Benidorm in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Granada, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 27:

Malaga, Spain

— 6 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Head to Mercado Central de Atarazanas and Calle San Miguelfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at El Torcal de Antequera and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Nerja (Burriana Beach & Degusta Andalucia) and Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto (in Ronda). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, visit La Carihuela, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

To find out how to plan a trip to Malaga, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Malaga, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:

Cordoba, Spain

— 7 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos and Palacio de Viana. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Calleja de las Flores. Venture out of the city with trips to Palacio Portocarrero (in Palma Del Rio), Banos de la Encima Castle (in Banos de la Encina) and Perez Barquero (in Montilla). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Belmez, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba trip builder.

Traveling by train from Malaga to Cordoba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 10:

Seville, Spain

— 7 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz. For shopping fun, head to Zaguan 24 or Las Moradas, Artesania Andalusi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota (in Corteconcepcion), Fuente del Arco (Ermita Virgen del Ara & La Mina La Jayona) and Cadiz (La Caleta Beach & Catedral de Cadiz). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, visit Triana, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Seville trip planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in May: highs in Seville hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 17:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 8 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castelo dos Mouros and Batalha Monastery. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Chiado, learn the tricks of the trade with Time Out Market Lisboa, hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra, and visit Alfama.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning site.

Fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 25:

Porto, Portugal

— 6 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.
Shop till you drop at Palacio da Bolsa and Garrafeira do Carmo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Historico de Guimaraes and Torre dos Clerigos. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Sabores da Serra (in Celorico da Beira) and Chocolateria Delicia (in Viseu). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Graham's Port Lodge, explore the world behind art at Museu Serralves, wander the streets of Rua Santa Catarina, and snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in May, you will find days in Porto are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You will leave for home on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Porto

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 31: