Route & dates
6 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary
Start: Seattle, United States
Fly: 19 h 30 min
Barcelona, Spain— 2 nights
Fly: 4 h 45 min
Lisbon, Portugal— 2 nights
Fly: 18 h 15 min
End: Seattle, United States
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 31st (Wed): admire the local landmark of Magic Fountain (Font Magica), admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, then make a trip to Casa Batlló, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Güell, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and then don't miss a visit to El Cafè de la Pedrera.
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Seattle, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 25°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off 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), contemplate the long history of Belém Tower, then take a stroll through Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then admire the striking features of 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 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in June since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 19°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Lisbon
Quinta da Regaleira
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