14 days in Barcelona & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Barcelona & Portugal Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Aljezur, Portugal
— 5 nights
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights


Barcelona, Spain — 4 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.
Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Platja d'Aro) and Sant Feliu de Guixols (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Museu d'Historia). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Barcelona. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Praia da ursa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon route planning site.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in August, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Aljezur.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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Aljezur, Portugal — 5 nights

Aljezur is a municipality in Portugal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aljezur: Praia do Malhao (in Vila Nova de Milfontes), Silves (Feira Medieval de Silves, Castelo de Silves, &more) and Sagres (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cape Saint Vincent, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bordeira Beach, kick back and relax at Arrifana Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de Aljezur, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aljezur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Aljezur takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lisbon.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Bairro Alto and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip website.

You can drive from Aljezur to Lisbon in 3 hours. Traveling from Aljezur in August, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Tours · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Portugal travel guide

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.