13 days in Lisbon, Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Lisbon, Barcelona & Madrid Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Newark, United States

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Evora (Igreja de Sao Francisco, Capela dos Ossos, &more) and Cascais (Centro Historico de Cascais, Deja Lu Bookshop, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon online sightseeing planner.

Newark, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 11- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In June in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Evora, Cascais, Jardim Botanico Tropical, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Padrao dos Descobrimentos ©
Padrao dos Descobrimentos

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Here are some ideas for day two: see where the action happens at Camp Nou, step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, and then browse the exhibits of Parc de Montjuic.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional
Camp Nou ©
Camp Nou
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Catedral Primada, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, see the interesting displays at Caixa Forum, appreciate the history behind The Statue Violetera, and don't miss a visit to Puente de Toledo.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip maker website.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: highs in Madrid hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 61°F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo
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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Real Jardin Botanico ©
Real Jardin Botanico

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