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.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parc Guell, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing planner.

Seattle, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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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 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Alfama, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

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