18 days in Spain, Lisbon & Lagos Itinerary

18 days in Spain, Lisbon & Lagos Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
2
Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
3
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— Few hours
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
6
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Get outdoors at Praia da Nazare and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Cabo da Roca in Colares, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, stop by Alfama, don't miss a visit to Rossio Square, and pause for some photo ops at Column of Pedro IV.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online itinerary planner.

November in Lisbon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Praia da Nazare, Cabo da Roca
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Anthony, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Misericordia of Alvor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Saint Vincent. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, then enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Gil Eanes.

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You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portimao, Cape Saint Vincent, Church of St. Anthony, Falesia Beach
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Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), explore by horseback at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, then visit Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville day trip site.

You can drive from Lagos to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lisbon, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Seville to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Wineries
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The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Visiting Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and Horse Riding Madrid will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada & Casco Historico de Toledo). It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum and take a stroll through Gran Via.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in November; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Visit Platja d'es Trenc and Playa de Muro for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cuevas del Drach and Museu Fundacion Juan March Palma. Go for a jaunt from Palma de Mallorca to Alcudia to see Alcudia Old Town about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, step into the grandiose world of Palau de l'Almudaina, examine the collection at Castell de Bellver, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Cristo de la Sangre.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Palma de Mallorca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in December, you will find days in Palma de Mallorca are a bit warmer (18°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cuevas del Drach, Alcudia Old Town, Platja d'es Trenc, Playa de Muro
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Cuevas del Drach ©
Cuevas del Drach
Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de La Barceloneta and Fenals Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. The adventure continues: make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

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Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fenals Beach
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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