60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

60 days in Portugal & Spain Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 6 nights
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Marbella, Spain
— 5 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 5 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Palacio de Monserrate, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Lisbon is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 9:

Porto, Portugal

— 7 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Coimbra (Praca do Comercio, Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and sample some tasty brews at Taste Porto Food Tours.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Seville.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 16:

Seville, Spain

— 5 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.
Go for a jaunt from Seville to Cordoba to see Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Centro Historico de Sevilla, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seville online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Seville is 1 hour. In May, Seville is a bit warmer than Porto - with highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 21:

Ronda, Spain

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ronda vacation planning site.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ronda, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:

Marbella, Spain

— 5 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande), Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena) and Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at SIGNUM Escape Room, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eco Reserva Ojen, get outside with Experience Box Spain, and whizz through the canopy at Aventura Amazonia.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Marbella road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 1:

Nerja, Spain

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Nerja: Museo de Velez (in Velez-Malaga), Tirolina de Comares (in Comares) and Los Olivillos (in Competa). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at Torrenigma Escape Room, head outdoors with Nerja Dive Resort, get the lay of the land with Jon Keo Walking Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of San Francisco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja online travel route planner.

Getting from Marbella to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Marbella in June since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:

Granada, Spain

— 4 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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Granada itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:

Madrid, Spain

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Alcantara Bridge, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Granada to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 6 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
When in Ibiza Town, make a side trip to see Sa Cova Winery in Sant Antoni de Portmany, approximately Sant Antoni de Portmany away. There's much more to do: trot along with Ibiza Horse Valley, head outdoors with 38 Degrees North, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and examine the collection at Necropolis del Puig des Molins.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town attractions planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Ibiza Town hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 22:

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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.