8 days in Barcelona, Lagos & Lisbon Itinerary

8 days in Barcelona, Lagos & Lisbon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 1 day
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona holiday app.

Washington DC, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Lagos.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Lagos, Portugal

— 1 day

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get outside with Praia da Batata, explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and then explore the wide array of goods at Nandi Charity Shop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lagos driving holiday website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lagos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon driving holiday planner.

Getting from Lagos to Lisbon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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