60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

60 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Fatima, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Sagres, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Almeria, Spain
— 2 nights
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Murcia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Alicante, Spain
— 13 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 8 nights
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Drive to Palma De Mallorca Airport, Fly to Menorca Airport, Drive to Es Castell
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Es Castell, Spain
— 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Take a break from the city and head to Guincho Beach and Praia de Carcavelos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Praia do Tamariz (in Estoril) and Sintra (Palacio de Monserrate, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, explore the world behind art at Museu Colecao Berardo, take a stroll through Parque das Nacoes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lisbon is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 4 hours. In July, Lisbon is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 10:

Porto, Portugal

— 2 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.
On the 11th (Mon), snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then explore the historical opulence of Guimaraes Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Paco dos Duques de Braganca, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Largo da Oliveira. On your second day here, look for gifts at Garrafeira do Carmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja dos Carmelitas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, and finally shop like a local with Mercado Beira-Rio.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Porto trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you will find days in Porto are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fatima.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

Fatima, Portugal

— 2 nights
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fatima Luz e Paz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, then examine the collection at O Milagre de Fatima - Museu Interativo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fatima travel route planner.

Drive from Porto to Fatima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Fatima sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Sagres, Portugal

— 2 nights

End of the World

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sagres, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Pura Vida. On the next day, kick back and relax at Praia do Zavial, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stroll through Burgau Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sagres itinerary app.

Drive from Fatima to Sagres in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fatima in July, expect Sagres to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Albufeira.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Albufeira, Portugal

— 2 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Pescadores.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Albufeira online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sagres to Albufeira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Seville, Spain

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, see the interesting displays at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then admire the striking features of Plaza de España, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado de Triana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Donana Wings, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Albufeira to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albufeira to Seville is 1 hour. When traveling from Albufeira in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Malaga, Spain

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Malaga, then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then explore the world behind art at Colección del Museo Ruso, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de los Martires.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Malaga road trip app.

Getting from Seville to Malaga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Malaga, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Granada, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at Artesania del Arbol, then admire the striking features of Patio de los Leones, and then steep yourself in history at Alhambra. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, then surround yourself with nature on Granadaways, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias, and finally see the interesting displays at Palacio de los Olvidados.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Granada holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in July, you will find days in Granada are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Almeria.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Almeria, Spain

— 2 nights
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. On the 25th (Mon), kick back and relax at Cala Raja, kick back and relax at Playa Cabo De Gata, and then stroll through Playas de El Toyo. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have unforgettable encounters with Aquatours Almeria, then contemplate the long history of Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba, and then get outside with Arrecife de Las Sirenas.

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You can drive from Granada to Almeria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Almeria, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Murcia.

Things to do in Almeria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Murcia, Spain

— 2 nights
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at Santa Clara Monastery & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Real Casino de Murcia, and then explore the galleries of Templo de San Juan de Dios. On the next day, head outdoors with Buceo Hispania, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bolnuevo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bahia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Del Rihuete.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Murcia trip maker site.

You can drive from Almeria to Murcia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Almeria in July, you will find days in Murcia are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). You'll set off for Alicante on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Murcia

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Alicante, Spain

— 13 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Popular historic sites such as Castillo de Santa Barbara and Guadalest Valley are in your itinerary. Head to Portal de la Marina and Centro Comercial Plaza Mar 2for plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Alicante side-trips: Playa del Albir (in El Albir), Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo (in Altea) and Calpe (Cala De Calpe, Promenade of Calpe, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa La Granadella, get engrossed in the history at MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante, stroll through Playa del Arenal, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA).

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Alicante visit planner.

Traveling by car from Murcia to Alicante takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Murcia in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alicante: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 11:

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 8 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de Alcudia and Cala d'en Borgit Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Cala Agulla and Cala Molins. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Alcudia Old Town (in Alcudia), Capdepera lighthouse (in Cala Ratjada) and Castell de Capdepera (in Capdepera). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa Santa Ponca, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, stroll through Cala Deia, and discover the deep blue sea with Big Blue Diving.

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Traveling by flight from Alicante to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of tram, train, and ferry. Traveling from Alicante in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Palma de Mallorca, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Es Castell.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 19:

Es Castell, Spain

— 5 nights
Get some historical perspective at Fortaleza de la Mola and Lazareto de Mahon. Kids will enjoy Playa Sa Mesquida and Cala Alcaufar.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Es Castell day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palma de Mallorca to Es Castell. August in Es Castell sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Es Castell

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:

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.
Bring the kids along to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Barri Gòtic and Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona (in Castelldefels), Lloret de Mar (Parish Church of Sant Roma, Lloret Beach, &more) and Tossa de Mar (Cala del Senyor Ramon & Cala Futadera). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, explore the engaging exhibits at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, and get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Es Castell to Barcelona with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:

Portugal travel guide

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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.

Menorca travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
The most tranquil of the Balearic Islands, Minorca or Menorca is a protected biosphere reserve featuring a remarkably unspoiled nature. Despite its small size, this island possesses just as many beaches as its bigger siblings, making it a perfect holiday destination. Here adventurous travelers have the opportunity to leisurely explore the natural attractions that abound, and quite possibly could have a pristine beach all to themselves. But more than just these untouched beaches and secluded bays along the coast, the island does have several modern yet very peaceful resorts, noted for a wide range of outstanding tourist facilities and a myriad of alfresco dining options.