11 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

11 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Fly
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
2
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Formentera, Spain
— 1 night
Ferry to Ibiza Port, Fly to Madrid
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
6
Albufeira, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Thu), walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ibiza Town.
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Ibiza Town, Spain — 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Es Vedra, stroll through Cala Comte, and then stop by Dalt Vila.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town day trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Formentera.
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Formentera, Spain — 1 night

On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Platja de Migjorn, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de Llevant, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Ses Illetes.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Formentera online visit planner.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Formentera by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. June in Formentera sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): walk around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Formentera to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Formentera in July: highs in Madrid hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 1 night

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 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de España.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albufeira.
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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 the 5th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Zoomarine Algarve, then take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Falesia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira online vacation planner.

You can drive from Seville to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Seville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albufeira, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and finally snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally take a stroll through Alfama.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lisbon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albufeira in July since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
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.
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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.
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