12 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

12 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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12 days in Spain & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h
3
Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Lagos, Portugal
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa


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3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Visiting Surf Spot Famara and Los Hervideros will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique and Fundacion Cesar Manrique capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons (in El Cotillo) and Corralejo (Parque Natural de Corralejo, Parque Natural de Corralejo, &more). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Lanzarote Karting, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Playa Dorada Beach, and kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Del Carmen day trip website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Puerto Del Carmen is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Puerto Del Carmen is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Puerto Del Carmen, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Corralejo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote Karting, Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
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Surf Spot Famara ©
Surf Spot Famara
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique ©
Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

2
nights
Costa Adeje, Spain

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at El Medano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Duque, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Fanabe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las Vistas. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Del Carmen to Costa Adeje by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Evora.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

El Medano, Playa de las Vistas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
El Medano ©
El Medano
Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe

1
night
Evora, Portugal

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then explore the ancient world of Centro Historico de Evora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Evora journey planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Costa Adeje to Evora takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Costa Adeje in June, you will find days in Evora are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites
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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

4
nights
Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia de Benagil and Praia da Luz. Get outdoors at Praia da Marinha and Falesia Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Speed Boats Tours (in Albufeira) and Praia dos Olhos de Água (in Olhos de Agua). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo, stroll through Praia Dona Ana, and explore the striking landscape at Ponta Da Piedale.

Before you visit Lagos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Evora to Lagos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Evora in June, you will find days in Lagos are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Albufeira, Praia da Marinha, Praia da Luz, Praia de Benagil
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Praia da Luz ©
Praia da Luz
Praia de Benagil ©
Praia de Benagil
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha

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