8 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

8 days in Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Ciutat Vella. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, catch a live event at Camp Nou, admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

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: Evora (Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) & Capela dos Ossos) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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