8 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

8 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC, United States
Bus + Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
End: Washington DC, United States

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visit El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Ciutat Vella. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Palau Guell, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

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Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Castelo de S. Jorge and Batalha Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Evora (Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) & Capela dos Ossos). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

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Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Evora, Cabo da Roca, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Batalha Monastery
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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