Start: Seattle, United States
Barcelona, Spain— 2 nights
Lisbon, Portugal— 2 nights
End: Seattle, United States
Tue, May 30 - Sun, Jun 4
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.On the 31st (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Magic Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parc Guell, then see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and then admire the landmark architecture of 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. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.
Things to do in Barcelona
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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 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then visit Alfama, and then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, then take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.
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You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Lisbon
Quinta da Regaleira
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