6 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

6 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally visit El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parc Guell, then catch a live event at Camp Nou, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Seattle, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Barcelona. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Alfama, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon visit planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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